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Finding the perfect match

One of the PORSE team of Consultants making sure families and nannies are well matched is Nanny Coordinator, Jo Allen. Read More

The Perfect Career

Pictured left: Mum Alice, Nanny Intern Leigh, Benji, Alex, Paige and baby Molly. Read More

Why I Love My Educator

What was clear was whether they were a parent or an educator, there is one thing they all shared – a love for children. Read More

Employers Partner with PORSE

All parents face choices when deciding to return to work, as they try to balance the needs of their children with the demands of family finances and careers. Read More

Teaming up to Manage Diabetes

There was no sign anything was wrong with the happy two-year-old except for an insatiable thirst which seemed to develop overnight. Read More

Avoiding the Treat Trap

People can easily fall into the trap of rewarding kids for everything – they go number two on the toilet and they get a jelly bean or chocolate. Read More

Tips for Recognising and Managing Stress During Major Events

When we are faced with situations that may require a high level of mental or physical effort including preparation for possible injury or emotional distress, our body has instinctive mechanisms... Read More

Promoting Active Kiwi Kids

One in nine children (11%) aged two to 14 years were classified as obese in the last New Zealand Health Survey (2014/15), up from 8% in the 2006/2007 survey. Read More

Awesome Au Pair

After returning to her demanding job as a midwife in Wellington, Rhonda needed flexible childcare for Jethro (three) and Frankie (five). Read More