Kids and Technology: ‘Screenagers’
Jun19

Kids and Technology: ‘Screenagers’

Kids and Technology? This is it! Tonight is the night! Sydney Mum is hosting ‘Screenagers’ – a topical documentary about kids and how the technological world we live in, impacts their lives. It will showcase the everyday interactions of kids and technology and look at how, as parents, we can help them and us, find a balance. Please join us! There are still tickets available. Trailer Share...

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Indoor activities to do with kids in Sydney
Jun15

Indoor activities to do with kids in Sydney

To mix up our posts up a bit and with school holidays around the corner, Sharon and I thought we would share our favourite places to take the kids. We were asked by Air BnB to collaborate for a Sydney Insider Guide book and so here are 10 activities we came up with. As always, if you can think of any others please feel free to leave a comment and share them. https://www.airbnb.ie/things-to-do/insider-guidebook/502   Share...

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Elsewhere by Wendy Loefler
May12

Elsewhere by Wendy Loefler

Picture this: a 26 meter by 1.2 meter wraparound drawing of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia. It’s what you will find at Wendy Loefler’s upcoming show at Australian Galleries in Melbourne this month. This  immersive experience is set on 12 canvases of charcoal and pastel, and is based on multiple expeditions by the artist through the remote wilderness area. This masterpiece is the result of two years work from...

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Sydneymum presents: Screenagers
Apr27

Sydneymum presents: Screenagers

“As the mother of three kids—two of them teenagers—I’ve noticed that whenever I get together with other parents, the conversation ends up turning to our kids’ screen time…”This was just one of the many testimonials about the documentary Screenagers I can relate to. My kids certainly enjoyed an extended amount of usual screen time these past school holidays and it was not without concern. Even after dog walks, soccer...

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Transforming young minds with art classes
Apr10

Transforming young minds with art classes

When she’s not transforming the Maroubra Bay PS school grounds, Rose is transforming young minds through  her after-school and school holiday programs, Art Classes with Rose.  “It’s so incredibly important to foster creative thinking in young minds. Primary school students are at a critical stage in life when learning how to problem solve, and thinking and acting creatively, can have a long-term positive impact on who they will...

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Meet Anna of Rhurbarb Jam Productions…Sing! Dance! Perform! Act! just for kids
Apr03

Meet Anna of Rhurbarb Jam Productions…Sing! Dance! Perform! Act! just for kids

Another awesome Sydney Mum profile – Anna Asquith is a mum of two boys who runs a kids singing, acting and dancing business –  Rhubarb Jam Productions – a company running performing arts workshops for kids aged 5-12 where they get to create a production from start to finish. Next school  holiday workshop 10-13th April How many children do you have? What age / sex are they?  2 beautiful boys – Elijah, 4 and Sebastian,...

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Kids Holiday Programs in Sydney – Delicious
Mar28

Kids Holiday Programs in Sydney – Delicious

Sydney Mums are always looking for holiday programs to do with kids. We was contacted by the awesome guys – how cool are these holiday work shops?! Kids getting in and amongst soil. plants. seeds and the environment around them, right in the heart of Sydney in Dulwich Hill. There are different programs on offer and registration and bookings are essential. You can find the form below… DD Holiday Workshops A3 flyer v3...

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Purple Day, Purple Day….
Mar26

Purple Day, Purple Day….

It’s Purple Day! A global initiative that has nothing to do with Prince and everything to do about raising epilepsy awareness. In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing more personal accounts about about epilepsy but for today, in keeping with the theme, here are some fast facts we found on Epilepsy Action Australia’s website – and click on the Art for Epilepsy image to see an impressive online art auction.   ...

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Valentine’s Day
Feb06

Valentine’s Day

I’m trying to figure out why I still love Valentine’s Day so much? I’m definitely a super hopeless romantic but there’s more to it than that. It’s about memories. About firsts. First crush, first date, first love. I remember the anticipation and the butterflies just as much the disasters that make me laugh out loud now. It’s also about seconds, thirds and lots mores. I love the atmosphere and the excitement. For couples just starting...

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What to do, and not, today
Jan26

What to do, and not, today

As I read the numerous arguments and see a positive ground swell to Change The Date, I’ve not been not sure what do today.  Previously, I’ve organised a game of cricket and a picnic at a local park with friends featuring ‘80’s cricket moustaches, sausages, and lamingtons. It’s become our tradition on this day many know as Australia Day.   Many people, including the girls who became the poster for Aussie outrage and racist slurs...

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