Two Homes | Ngā Kainga e Rua

is a booklet about supporting relationships for babies and toddlers with two homes in Aotearoa New Zealand.

It has been adapted with permission from the original Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health pamphlet Supporting Relationships for Infants and Toddlers with Two Homes.

Contents include:

  • information about what babies and toddlers need
  • suggestions for how to make sound decisions after separation
  • guidelines for contact with children at different ages, including considerations and
  • scenarios for each age group
  • general suggestions for parenting across two homes
  • a Parenting Plan template
  • information about the legal system and the Family Dispute Resolution Process
  • suggested online resources for parents and practitioners
  • places to make your own notes.



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