Grow and Learn

Starting Big School

Starting Big School

The emphasis for young families at this time year is definitely the start of school. Parents are busy buying supplies, researching school lunches, ironing uniforms and trying to prepare little ones for what can be a daunting experience for everyone involved. Combined,...
Parenting through the Bushfire Crisis

Parenting through the Bushfire Crisis

It has been a difficult and traumatic start to the year for many Australian families. Instead of starting the New Year on a positive note, we have started the new decade watching much of our country burn. This is has been devastating for our country and communities....
Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

We’re all trying to reduce our waste and live a bit greener. But it can all seem daunting to begin with! Here are some simple tips to get started when trying to go green Keep Cups! These are great quality and last forever. Keep one in your bag or car, so that...
How to Choose Childcare

How to Choose Childcare

Finding Childcare is one of the biggest decisions that you need to make as a parent. We live in a society where most parents of young children need to work, and finding a nurturing, loving environment for our children to go to where they are safe, loved and supported...
bopit.tots

bopit.tots

Looking for a new music and movement class aimed for 2-5 year old in Cabarita and Kingscliff…..We found it. This 45 minute music and movement class incorporates equipment, music and many other props to make this a fun and entertaining activity.
Easy School Lunches

Easy School Lunches

Here we go! It’s nearly back to school time. And that means the dreaded school lunches! As much as we want the ‘school lunch box fairy’ to come and sort out carrot sticks and muesli bars, she’s fairly busy at this time of year, so we’ve...
Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush walking is something we have enjoyed for as long as we can remember. The connection to nature, the wildlife, the peace and quiet and the challenge! Of course, when we had kids we wanted to share this great experience with them! When they were babies, it was easy...
Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Friends are such an important and essential part of life, but there is something special about “Mum” friends. You are deep in the trenches of parenting together, facing the same trials and joys. Having someone down the other end of the phone or text...
Nature Crafts for Kids!

Nature Crafts for Kids!

We love spending time in nature with our kids! Here are some great nature-based activities to do with your kids at home or at your local park. Nature Scavenger Hunt; Write a list of nature treasures that are common in your area and have your little one collect each...
Is your child ready for  school?

Is your child ready for school?

“School readiness” is a term that often gains momentum as a new schooling year appears on the horizon. Often, when we discuss school readiness many parents and educators instantly think of numbers, letters and other academics. But realistically, preparing for school...
Currumbin Alley Surf School

Currumbin Alley Surf School

Based at Currumbin Alley, the Gold Coasts most learner – friendly location, Currumbin Alley Surf School offers year – round surfing lessons at one of the coasts safest and most picturesque locations. The ‘Frothing Grommet Surfing Program’ has been created specifically...
Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs

Want to trick your kids into thinking they’re having screen time when they are actually engaging in an awesome educational program!? Look no futher, ABC Reading Eggs for the WIN! Sign up for a 4 week FREE trial! Great timing for the school holidays click here to...
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

Gardening is such a great experience to do with children! Not only is it a fantastic way to get children outside; it also promotes hands-on learning, physical activity and you end up with the bonus of delicious food grown straight from your own yard! Here are some of...