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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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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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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Hillary Clinton
Nov10

Hillary Clinton

Yes the world has gone into shock and bewilderment about Donald Trump becoming president of the USA however I wanted to share Hillary Clinton’s concession speech. To me it is synonymous with the strength of character women everywhere have that when faced with defeat or loss, we can muster the strength to pick ourselves up and keep going, even at our lowest point. The ways in which we choose to keep fighting and overcome personal...

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Lest We Forget
Nov11

Lest We Forget

For Remembrance Day, we re-share a very personal ANZAC story by Sarah Jones Palmer. My ties to the ANZAC tradition have always been strong largely due to the fact that my great-grandfather, Captain Robert Thompson McMaster served in the First World War in Gallipoli. He was one of seven officers and 73 men from the 10th Light Horse regiment from West Australia who were killed in action at the Nek, in circumstances that were portrayed...

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Top 10 Technical Skills Every High Schooler Must Learn
Nov09

Top 10 Technical Skills Every High Schooler Must Learn

Scoring good grades is essential for high schoolers to get through at colleges. However, developing some technical skills required to land a good job when out of college is important too. People from a wide variety of careers have noted the following technical skills to be an absolute necessary. These are also some of the important skills that top employers look for, in job-seeking candidates. So why not familiarize yourself with...

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Looking for two lucky kids to ride with Santa!
Nov09

Looking for two lucky kids to ride with Santa!

The City of Sydney is looking for two lucky kids to ride in Santa’s sleigh through Sydney CBD and light the Christmas tree at Martin Place! Could it be your little elves? Maybe! Read on: The City of Sydney is inviting kids aged 12 years and under to submit a photo of their best sleigh wave and send it in. Take out the tinsel, grab your Santa hat, take a pic and get into the spirit of Christmas! Simply complete the entry form here and...

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Meet Australia’s most influential woman
Oct17

Meet Australia’s most influential woman

Ann Sherry, former prison social worker who rose to head a major cruise ship line, has been named Australia’s most influential woman. Through senior roles at Westpac, which owns the Bank if Melbourne, she pushed for paid maternity leave and flexible working practices, and created the Jarwun project, to connect skilled corporate volunteers with businesses run by indigenous communities. “Women from all walks of life across...

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Diversity champion recognised
Oct05

Diversity champion recognised

Katrina Rathie is a director of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, a mother of three, partner in charge of King & Wood Malleson’s Sydney office and now the Woman Lawyer of the Year. At the Women Lawyers Achievement Awards, Rathie was recognised for her leadership, advocacy and role modelling, done to promote the advancement of women within the legal profession. An Australian with Asian heritage, Rathie works to promote cultural...

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Meet Lucy Turnbull
Sep15

Meet Lucy Turnbull

AS Malcolm Turnbull steps into the role of Australia’s 29th Prime Minister meet the woman who has been by his side for 35 years, his wife Lucy Turnbull. Together the pair are a formidable force, Lucy a powerful figure in her own right. She was only 19 when she met Malcolm, then aged 23, while working for her father in his legal chambers. The pair quickly fell in love and were married in 1980. Lucy, a lawyer, businesswoman, writer and...

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