Parsley Bay, Brooklyn on the Hawkesbury River 

Parsley Bay, Brooklyn on the Hawkesbury River  Cool winter weather and a somewhat sickly baby made us venture out of Sydney to Parsley Bay, Brooklyn. We wanted to go somewhere quiet to a place where we could picnic and the kids could run off some energy with a scenic backdrop without making any other kids […]

Explorer’s Playgroup, North Sydney

Explorers Playgroup – The North Sydney Playgroup    The “North Sydney Playgroup” The littelest and I headed off to the North Sydney Playgroup to discover what fun could be had. We found the answer to be lots! When I showed her brother the photos he demanded we show him this ‘new fun place’.   Where […]

Willow Park, Hornsby 

Willow Park Playground I have driven past this Willow Park Playground hundreds of times and always seen it filled with carers chasing after their children. As it is completely enclosed by a fence I couldn’t really see what the park was like so I decided to check it out for myself.   One warm winter […]

Hammond Playground, Beauchamp Park, Chatswood

Hammond Playground in Beauchamp Park  Last week we ventured to Hammond playground in Beauchamp park, Chatswood. I had driven past the park when I was lost the one day and made a mental note to take the children for a visit.  I’m really glad we went to play there.   Beauchamp Park Beauchamp Park is […]

Walter Gors Park, Dee Why

The Brand New Walter Gors Park and Playground    Last week the Brand New Walter Gors Park opened in Dee Why. As it’s the middle of school holidays we’ve been waiting for a quiet day to visit but it does not seem this new playground will get quiet any time soon.   Park or Playground […]

Collaroy Beach Playground

Collaroy Beach Playground – The Best Beach Playground on the Northern Beaches? Collaroy Beach Playground may just be the best beach playground on the Northern Beaches. I literally can’t think of one I prefer more than this one. This playground may even be the venue for our son’s next birthday party.   We live in […]

ChooChoo Express at Royal Botanic Garden

The ChooChoo Express  We love the Royal Botanic Gardens and the best way to see it when you have little kids in tow is to hop on the ChooChoo Express. You can also hop on if the thought of walking the 75 acres is too much.   We have taken many an overseas visitor to see the […]

Taronga with Kids – A local mom’s guide

VISITING TARONGA WITH KIDS Taronga Zoo is my top thing to do in Sydney with kids. Whether you are visiting or a local it doesn’t get much better that spending a day at Taronga.   It may seem daunting spending a whole day out on your feet with your kids but it need not be. […]

Rock Pools – South Curl Curl

South Curl Curl Rock Pools South Curl Curl Rock Pools are the real deal. It’s hard for me to cheat on Dee Why beach pools like this but they really are great – South Curl Curl that is.   HOW TO GET TO THE SOUTH CURL CURL ROCK POOLS   It’s pretty self-explanatory, the South […]

Kragga Kamma Game Park

KRAGGA KAMMA GAME PARK WITH KIDS Kragga Kamma Game Park is a great way for your little ones to see animals. The animals are in a natural environment and seem to be well cared for. I was sceptical but it seems like everything is above board! There is lots for the kids to see and […]