First aid tips and advice with Nexcare
May16

First aid tips and advice with Nexcare

Diana Cornall, Nexcare’s Senior Brand Manager, gives us some tips and advice on how to fix our kids bumps and bruises. What are the basic tools that should be in an ‘essential first aid pack’ when out and about on family outings? If you think about what needs to be used when one of the kid’s falls and grazes themselves, for example, CLEAN, DRY, APPLY – you need to clean the wound, dry the site and apply the...

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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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1,2,3,4 Hi-5
Dec16

1,2,3,4 Hi-5

Whose little ones remember Hi-5? Sydney Mum had the pleasure of meeting new 5 fresh new faces of Hi-5 2017 at Channel 9 Studios and what a great bunch of talented young people. Chosen from more than 450 hopefuls Shay, Joe, Bailey, Lachie and Courtney (from right to left) are ready to enter the lives of our little ones again bringing music, movement, problem solving and play along with smiles and love to every household. Not forgetting...

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Giveaway: Family Pass to see Wonders of the World
Dec16

Giveaway: Family Pass to see Wonders of the World

We have a pass for a family to see the world these school holidays and some seriously good Lego. Ryan ‘The Brickman” McNaught is coming to Sydney with his  Lego exhibition “Wonders of the World” featuring  some of mankind’s most amazing achievements from all over the globe made out of everyone’s favourite play thing. This fully interactive experience takes visitors on a historical, storytelling journey through time with more than 50...

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$20M To Boost Opportunities For Women In Business
Aug13

$20M To Boost Opportunities For Women In Business

Five of Australia’s top business schools have struck a landmark accord to address the worrying gender gap in business education. The network of schools has committed to raising $20 million in funding to attract 320 new female candidates into MBA programs over the next three years. The network will match an employers contribution, up to 50% of the value of the degree. The network of schools has committed to raising $20 million in...

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Private Sunshine
Aug29

Private Sunshine

“Our favourite song du jour is Ashley Slater’s ‘Private Sunshine’. Ava loves this to bits and will stand next to the speakers and sing along – my private sunshine…”  Sydney Mum, Mel Moore Private Sunshine Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleEmailPinterestRedditMorePrintLinkedInLike this:Like...

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Central Coast Mama
Aug15

Central Coast Mama

This is such a great sound but what’s not to love about a banjo? Here’s the official blurb from: http://www.thelittlehillbillies.com/ Multi-ARIA award winner, chart-topper and mother of two Kasey Chambers is set to release an exciting new project – an album of family friendly songs recorded with father Bill Chambers (Poppa Bill) and the Little Hillbillies plus a gorgeous children’s book entitled ‘Little...

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Sydney Park
Aug14

Sydney Park

I’m in love! Sydney Park, located on Sydney Park Rd, St Peters (up the road from Newtown), has it all. Rolling hills, nature walks, bike paths, playing fields, a fantastic playground which encourages exploration in plenty of shade. It has a great sandpit, an essential and very good coffee shop, clean toilets, BBQ areas and ample parking.                  What is also really cool is the kid’s bike track. Set out like a mini road...

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Books in the Hood
Jul30

Books in the Hood

Congratulations Sydney mamas, Yasmin Boland, Jessica Rowe and Libby Gore who have all launched books recently. Cosmic Love by the ever lovely author and astrologer, Yasmin Boland – No more looking for love in the all the wrong places with this little baby on your shelf.  Cosmic Love is all about finding your soul mate using the new age methods like the law of attraction, Feng Shui and more....

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A Dry July, no really!
Jul28

A Dry July, no really!

Congratulations to Sydney mum, Amanda Keller and all the other amazing people who managed not to tipple for Dry July despite the cabin fever brought on by torrents of rain.  Amanda is an Ambassador for Dry July which this year has raised $2,277,578.18 (and counting) for adults living with cancer right across Australia. What an effort – Still time to donate! Share...

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