Manly Lagoon Reserve Playground

Manly Lagoon Playground Manly Lagoon Playground is a completely fenced playground with separate playing areas for different ages. There is parking alongside it and a lovely view of the lagoon.   It’s a nice playground to visit after a day at the beach, a ride along the lagoon or as an isolated outing. We happened […]

Manly to Shelly Beach – Sydney Coastal Walk with Kids

Walking Manly to Shelly Beach with Kids Manly to Shelly Beach is one of the world’s most magical walks, if the weather is playing ball. When the sun shines and the wind is in hiding this walk makes Sydney seem like the most beautiful place on earth.   This is the first Sydney Coastal Walk […]

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga in Sydney.

Tiger exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek The Sumatran Tiger Exhibit at Taronga is world class. We visited last week and we’re just blown away. It’s far better than you can imagine given what Taronga’s other exhibits are like.    Both mom and kids were completely taken aback. Completely.    This post covers […]

Chinaman’s Beach, Mosman

Chinaman’s Beach, Mosman Mosman has got it’s fair share of gorgeous beaches – Balmoral Beach / Clifton Gardens but this beach is so far my favourite in the area. Quietly tucked away and generally empty this is such a gorgeous place and it’s perfect for kids.      Where is Chinamans Beach Location and Address  […]

A guide to picnics in Sydney - how about a picnic at Little Manly Point

Little Manly Point – Perfect for a Picnic

Little Manly Point Picnic  We’ve spent a lot of time in the Little Manly Point area but generally to go to the beach.  On this particular day, we’d been for a walk around North Head, doing the Fairfax walk and needed somewhere to sit down to enjoy our picnic. Even on its own, a picnic […]

Last Minute Father’s Day in Sydney Plans 2017

Last Minute Father’s Day Plans 2017   Father’s Day in Sydney – there must be a thousand different things to do but often you have to plan in advance and book way ahead. Have you perhaps left it too late to plan something or literally forgotten? Here’s a quick list of things you can do […]

Little Manly Beach, Manly 

  Little Manly Quite possibly the best family beach in Sydney   Prior to our last visit a couple of days ago Shelly Beach, just around the corner and Palm Beach, further up north, held my vote as top two Beaches for our family but this last weekend Little Manly came to the party! Little […]

How to Raise Great Kids – are you doing these 10 things to raise great kids?

 A guest post on How to Raise Great Kids   How to Raise Great Kids is a compilation of advice received from experts in various fields. When I firstI read the 18 Powerful Parenting Lessons Infographic  from Samara of Tiny Fry I headed over to Tiny Fry and found all this amazing expert advice. Samara has dedicated […]

Lowan Toy Story Oats – a breakfast game changer 

Lowan Toy Story Oats  My kids absolutely LOVE Lowan Toy Story Oats. Absolutely love it.   The whole grain Strawberry Oats is proudly presented in a bright purple Buzz Lightyear Box. The whole grain Honey Oats comes in a happy yellow Woody Box. With each box containing 8 sachets.        It’s tasty, healthy […]