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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Monday’s fresh recipe
Mar27

Monday’s fresh recipe

That time of the week again when I am certainly deciding what the weeks menu for our family will be. Here’s another great recipe from Hello Fresh – they are giving Sydney Mum readers $20 off the first two boxes using discount code SYDNEYMUM40 … Enjoy and don’t forget to share your feedback with us. http://www.hellofresh.com/   Italian Ratatouille with Haloumi   Serves four. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red...

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The Early Ups and Downs of Motherhood
Mar23

The Early Ups and Downs of Motherhood

The day I found out I was pregnant with my son was full of mixed emotions. Most of them happy, but I did have a few concerns and fears as well. All of which I am sure any new mum would have when faced with the reality that you are going to be responsible for a new little life! The first test came back negative and we were surprisingly disappointed. On a hunch a week later I did another test and it showed I was in deed expecting!...

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Hello Fresh Yummy Recipes
Mar20

Hello Fresh Yummy Recipes

With busy lives as mums, we are always looking out for new and yummy things to cook so when Hello Fresh reached out, how could we resist sharing with you! Hello Fresh concept –  ‘Deliver boxes full of fresh ingredients and healthy recipes straight to your door step’. The chef behind it all is Tom Rutledge, a finalist on Masterchef, who dedicates his time to sourcing the best ingredients for you to make the best...

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Holding on for the roller coaster ride
Mar16

Holding on for the roller coaster ride

Who has a 9yr old girl and feels they are riding a roller coaster of emotions? Boy oh boy, I do! and it is frustrating not being able to put my finger on it. I can only put it loosely down to hormones and brain development? Between her happy moments, her outbursts of anger and her moments of self-doubt, I admit I am going slightly crazy! Trying breathing techniques, empathy and mirroring and getting her to cool off only work...

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Mother’s Guilt
Feb23

Mother’s Guilt

I was going to write about the ‘Art of Listening’ but have decided, based on certain events this week, I will keep that for the next post. Instead I decided to write about this immeasurable feeling that we carry around with us as mothers that I will call “Mothers Guilt” or as Cathy Guisewite puts it ‘Food, career, love and mothers – the four major guilt groups’. Let me explain…this week I felt as though I opened “Pandora’s Box” in...

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What’s not to love about the #PureLove Campaign
Dec08

What’s not to love about the #PureLove Campaign

Did you know 49% of new mums lose their confidence after birth? Dad’s on the other hand increases to 63%? I did not until Sydney Mum met Lois Wattis, author of New Baby 101, A Midwife’s Guide for New Parents, a Registered Nurse/Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Fellow of the Australian College of Midwives. Lois is the spokesperson of WaterWipes #PureLove Campaign in Australia, a campaign and film...

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Sydney Mum continues talking education
Dec05

Sydney Mum continues talking education

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the new reforms hitting the HSC and NAPLAN from 2017 and my thoughts how it will impact our family and my role as a mum. Since I have come across some interesting articles that talk about the importance of early intervention, in particular the possibility of NSW schools implementing a phonics test at the end of year 1. It would seem that Australian government schools could be taking a page out of...

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Early detection is your best protection
Dec02

Early detection is your best protection

Cancer, it’s the leading cause of death in Australia and knows no impunity and is non-discriminate. We all know someone who knows someone who knows someone and so on. Surfing the social media wave this week Sydney Mum came across this amazing story of Daniella, an inspirational woman sharing her very personal journey with breast cancer. She is on a mission and using Facebook as a launch pad, she has set a challenge to woman (and men)...

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School Readiness Group
Nov22

School Readiness Group

What an amazing opportunity for the little ones by local Sydney mum and business woman Julia Orsini and her team at Active OT for Kids, particularly on the back of the HSC reform coming in and the importance of early intervention. https://www.facebook.com/events/1763575023895611/   Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleEmailPinterestRedditMorePrintLinkedInLike this:Like...

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