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SPOT ON - Family Fun festival, Parramatta

SPOT ON – Family Fun festival, Parramatta

For families in Sydney these school holidays, Riverside Theatre in Parramatta is holding SPOT ON, fun family activities. With FREE creative activities like the indoor play centre (with a huge ball pit!), a roving clown and balloon artist, there’s also a range of live theatre performances worth checking out. You can catch performances by Peter...
What's New on Pinterest

What’s New on Pinterest

I’ve been checking out Pinterest again in the lead up for the school holidays – there’s always heaps of ideas and inspiration to grab Here are a few of my favourites – Make your own aliens. Bake some honey ginger buttons. Go on a scavenger hunt. Decorate your own plates. There’s heaps more fun things...
Sydney Aquarium with the kids

Sydney Aquarium with the kids

Monday is our family day in our household (with my husband working weekends) so today we took ourselves off to Sydney Aquarium as a belated birthday treat for our daughter, Jovie. The Aquarium has always been a place to go when family and friends visit Sydney, but it’s also a great opportunity for kids to...
Flat Stanley in 2012

Flat Stanley in 2012

Some of us may remember Flat Stanley from primary school libraries, or a little bit later with the Flat Stanley project in the mid 1990′s. What’s Stanley up to today? Well… he’s online and even has his own iPhone App. Wow! If you’re not familiar with the story of Flat Stanley, there are plenty of...
Babymoon getaways in Australia!

Babymoon getaways in Australia!

Ever heard of a Babymoon? Have you been on one yourself? A Babymoon is a play on the word ‘Honeymoon’, however this time you’re going on a holiday before baby arrives. Generally taken between 12 and 28 weeks (with doctor’s consultation especially if you’re high risk or are flying), there’s no better time to take...
Phineas & Ferb’s Brilliant Backyard Event - Sydney

Phineas & Ferb’s Brilliant Backyard Event – Sydney

Sydney – yes it’s raining outside, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck at home during these last days of the school holidays. If you have school aged kids, chances are you’ll know who Phineas and Ferb are. Popular on the Disney Channel in Australia, this FREE EVENT is an interactive series of...
Find a Playground near you with Playground Finder!

Find a Playground near you with Playground Finder!

If you ever run short of ideas for the school holidays, finding a new playground is always an adventure! The kids won’t say no, and if you find a great one, the playground will be your very own oasis too. Playground Finder is a popular Australian website that lists hundreds of great playgrounds found around...
Sydney For Under Fives - the book!

Sydney For Under Fives – the book!

Finding age appropriate things to do can be tricky – is it crowded? Do they have baby change rooms? A place to breastfeed? A place to park? Stroller friendly? Non-smoking? If you live in the area, you quickly get to know where you can go without either losing your child or losing your sanity, but...
Kids Day Out 2012 Sydney round up!

Kids Day Out 2012 Sydney round up!

As I posted on Monday, the Kids Day Out this year was amazing! Alot of fun not only for my 4yo, but for me too When I had found out that there would be an event packed with performances, meet and greets, rides and other kid-friendly activities – I knew we couldn’t miss out. We...