A Christian Perspective on the World Today


In defence of old-school mums

Couples are waiting until later to have children and are having smaller families than ever. Yes, there are good reasons for these decisions, but what are we losing in the process?

The love of family

Sometimes it takes hard times for us to realise just how vital our families are.

Your child’s online footprint

Parents' duty of care to their children extends to the potentially dangerous digital space.

Dear Mum . . .

A Mother’s Day letter from the heart.

Diary of a first time mum

Signs associate editor Melody Tan, recently returned from maternity leave, shares her experience as a first-time mum. And it may sound familiar.

Alicia Keys: on music and motherhood

She's the queen of R&B, but there's more to Alicia Keys than her music.

Melissa Doyle: Raising My Voice

Former Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle speaks about her mission to help make the world a better place.

Jessica Rowe on Love, Wisdom and Motherhood

Melody Tan talks to a former TV personality about the joys and struggles of being a mum in the twenty-first century.

Mum’s the Word!

Nothing quite prepares you for life as a first-time mother. I received a lot of good advice from family and friends, but as a computer-age 20-something, I found the internet useful in ways they couldn't

Finding Support as a Woman

Making a full-time profession of being a mother can be severely taxing. Julene Kapao tells how she deals with the stress.

A Mother’s Love

A more worthy woman would be hard to find. Christine Miles talks to New Zealand's recently crowned "Mother of the Year" Leanne Rouse.

Baby Blues

My baby is eight months old and although I enjoy being at home with her, she is very clingy and I feel trapped most days.