FREE SYDNEY: 40 free things to see and do in Sydney [UPDATED]

Free Sydney  Free Sydney is a list of 40 things to see and do that, unlike most things in Sydney, won’t break the bank. This list is about experiencing Sydney in various ways and forms. There should be something for everybody on this list. If you have got visitors coming to Sydney this list of […]

Hamilton Island with kids

We’re just back from Hamilton Island and yes, it’s as good as everyone says it is! The palm trees, the blue water, the light sand and the warm weather. Hamilton Island is a great holiday away with the kids. There is plenty to do for the whole family! Water sports, walks, a driving range, good […]

Best Sydney Beaches for Kids

Best Sydney Beaches for Kids  The Best Sydney Beaches for Kids is a hard list to make because there are so many great beaches in Sydney. But, for a beach to be great for kids, it needs to: be shallow for a long way or enclosed have good sand to play on be sheltered from […]

Sydney’s Best Playgrounds

Sydney’s Best Playgrounds  This is our list of Sydney’s Best Playgrounds. There are hundreds if not thousands of playgrounds in Sydney, lots of which are written about and to be honest aren’t that great. Staying at home with two young kids sends you out the house in search of entertainment most days of the week. […]

My scar ectopic pregnancy – hopefully the worst experience of my life

My scar ectopic pregnancy – hopefully the worst experience of my life Today is my birthday. Two years ago today, I was in hospital with a scar ectopic pregnancy. I’ve been held at knife point, I’ve miscarried, I’ve immigrated across the world. None of that compares to the scar ectopic. It was the worst experience […]

Sydney Spring School Holidays 2019 [UPDATED]

This holiday guide relates to Sydney Spring School Holidays 2019. I wish I could cover more areas but it’s just me doing as much research as I can. I promise I’m covering as much as I can and as much as I am able to get information for. AND THERE IS EVEN A GIVEAWAY… Hopefully […]

What to do in Port Stephens

There are quite a few things to do in Port Stephens. From camel rides in the dunes to spotting Koalas in their natural habitat. It’s also a magnificent place to visit. We were completely blown away by the natural beauty of the area. 2.5 hours from Sydney (unless you try on a Friday night) Port […]

Moving With Kids

This post is going to help you, whether you’re moving with kids or without! Moving is hard. Moving with kids can be even harder! In this post I’m going to touch on a few things that will help you in the preparation stages but I’m also going to focus on what you can do on […]

The Ian Potter Garden at Centennial Park

Ian Potter Garden has to be the best natural playground and water play space in Sydney.

Fighter World is a great aviation museum just outside Newcastle, NSW.

Fighter World

Fighter World is not where you take your toddler to fight it out with another toddler, would that be insane. It’s an aviation museum. Fighter World is dedicated to preserving the proud history of fighter aircraft operations in the Royal Australian Air Force. We really enjoyed our visit to Fighter World. I took over 120 […]

Visiting The Mint with Kids

The Mint – visiting the Australian Mint with kids

We visited The Mint on one of our most recent trips to Canberra as part of a long stay in the capital. We’ve done a lot of Canberra’s more publicised kid friendly activities and decided to try out a few others. I wouldn’t say that this is the best activity we’ve done in Canberra but […]

The Minbie Teats and Bottles are a completely revolutionary change to the teats and bottles we were using. And I'm still sure that back in the day those were the best that were available. If I'd had this choice now, I would not have gone with the bottles, teats and dummies that I did.

Minbie Teats and Bottles – an upgrade from old school teats?

The Minbie Teats and Bottles are a completely revolutionary change to the teats and bottles we were using. And I’m still sure that back in the day those were the best that were available. If I’d had this choice now, I would not have gone with the bottles, teats and dummies that I did.

The most entertaining smallest Australian tourist attraction.

Confectionery Capers in Greater Bendigo

Confectionery Capers is an awesome find in rural Victoria. It’s not about lollies or chocolates, it’s so much more!! Spinning and twirling, thumbing and hitting, banging and clanging. It’s all about cause and reaction. 178 mechanics to watch and play with.

11 Father’s Day Books for youngsters to gift their dads.

Every father’s day I make sure our gift to dad includes one or two Father’s Day Books. Books that celebrate him or the relationship between children and their dads. I’ve found 11 Father’s Day Books to choose between and I’m sharing them with you with plenty of time before Father’s Day should you think one […]

Holey Moley in Newtown

Essentially its 18 holes of putt putt in a pub space. While that may sound a little strange, it actually makes for an awesome game because instead of going long and wide, you have to go up and over!

There is a downstairs section and an upstairs, both of which have 9 holes which are very different from one another. I don’t know which course we preferred actually.