This purpose-built online platform provides a way to quickly and simply connect with both other Kiwi parents, as well as the family-oriented services and child-friendly events around you.
We hope Village Kiwi can help you to find a deeper sense of belonging within your community, and perhaps even enable you to develop your very own parenting village, in this challenging, and rewarding time of raising your family.
For now, I need your deep rolling voice and strong gentle hands. I need your warm skin and scratchy kisses, your loving smile and clumsy laughter. I need you to look after tired, exhausted mummy, and to be patient with us through the long days and longer nights.
This is the reality of my husband’s postnatal depression and suicide. A little boy who will never know his dad. And a wife, who will forever wish she could turn back the clock in time to save the love of her life.
Children have the opportunity to engage in open ended play when we provide them with materials which encourage the use of their imagination. Open ended play toys, have no set purpose and, there is no set outcome of the play.