Author: McBlog

Bob McCoskrie is the National Director of Family First NZ. He is a trained secondary teacher, has a post graduate degree in accounting, was a family community worker in South Auckland for 12 years, and has worked in the media part-time and full-time for 25 years. He is married, 3 children and a Labrador that is fitter than he is!

Study shows the things mums lie about

The Advertiser (Aust) November 08, 2010  Sleep is the No. 1 topic about which Australian mums lie to each other, with whoppers also told about nits, bed times, sickness, yelling and kids milestones, experts say. A News Limited survey of mothers…


Parents ‘can stop obesity’

According to the Herald Sun article, parents who cave in to their child’s “fussy eating” demands contribute to weight problems, with some mothers cooking up to three different family meals for dinner. While children have always been selective in what foods…


Wish I knew them!

BRILLIANT! – A Canadian couple who won $11.2million on the lottery have given it all away to friends, charities and hospitals, according to the Daily Mail. Allen and Violet Large, both in their 70s, said their good fortune earlier this…


Why we supported Three Strikes

This tragic case is why Family First supported the 3 Strikes legislation! Under three strikes, his last conviction would have been for the maximum sentence without parole. He would not have been free in 2008 to be able to kill…