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Mother’s Day in Isolation – Ideas of what you can do

Mother’s Day this year is a little different – no nice cafe’s to go out to, no big family gatherings. But there are still great things you can do as a family at home and close to home, to ensure you celebrate and enoy the little things about being a mum.

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Managing Co-Parenting when Separated throughout COVID-19

COVID-19 has put extreme pressure on separated families. This is even more so when it comes to the parenting of children, and compliance with orders or legal agreements made prior to coronavirus entering our lives. The Federal Circuit Court and Family Court has released the below questions and answers to assist parents in this extremely difficult time.

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Get Baking! Easy Anzac Biscuits Recipe

The Anzac Day weekend will look a little differnet for many of us this year, but you can still stay in, pay your respects, and enjoy the weekend. Baking some Anzac Biscuits are are a great way to have some fun, and get the kids involved!

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Simple no bake lamington balls you’ll become obsessed with this Aussie Day!

Are you busy prepping some yummy food for an Australia Day celebration?

These no-bake lamington balls are so super easy, delicious, and very affordable for you to add to your dessert choices for Australia Day.
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FREE Water Play Parks you absolutely have to see

Even with water restrictions, there are still some parks in the Western Sydney & surrounding area that offer free water play for you and your family this summer – make sure you check them out to cool down. The best part is they’re all free!
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Event Details
Venue/Address: Spence Park – Cnr Doonmore & Derby Streets, Penrith
Date/s: Saturday 21st December – 4pm-9pm

Come Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! The Penrith Annual Christmas Festival and Carols is one for the whole family.
Includes free activities :
– Jumping Castles
– Petting Zoo
– Santa Selfie Photo Booth. Bring your camera or phone and snap a pic with the big fella.

Activities from 4pm, carols from 6pm. Don’t miss it!

4 Gifts for Christmas frenzy – adopt this challenge for the first time with your kids

There has been a lot of talk on social media these last few weeks about the 4 gifts rule for Christmas, however many parents are pushing back, as they find it so difficult to adopt such a method. Only 4 gifts? Is this possible? Continue reading 4 Gifts for Christmas frenzy – adopt this challenge for the first time with your kids

3 ways to make your child’s school shoes last the year

Many children these days out-wear their school shoes, before they out-grow them. Shoes are structurally only designed to approximately last 6 months if worn 5 days a week, or 700 hours. So this automatically works against us parents trying to save our hard earned dollars and not purchase new shoes until the new year.

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WHAT’S ON THIS FATHER’S DAY – in and around the area

There’s lots happening in and around the Hawkesbury & Penrith areas this Father’s Day – Sunday 1st September. Check out our list of what’s on to help you make your day extra special.

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YOGA: The Benefits for Mums

Being a mum can be exhausting. It’s 24/7, and we are always juggling activities, school, work, housework and dinner time. On top of all the actual things we have to physically do, we also need to think about nutritious meals, shopping, pets, and other weekend commitments.

Where is the mum down time in all of this?!

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PARKS & COFFEE – The Perfect Combo for Mums

CAFÉ’S NEXT TO PLAY AREAS – within walking distance
We all love to keep the kids busy by taking them to a local park. But wouldn’t it be great to grab a quick cuppa to take with you to the park, and not have to stop multiple times, getting the kids in and out of the car? Continue reading PARKS & COFFEE – The Perfect Combo for Mums