Category: Family Fun

September 2, 2015

Halloween games part 1: kids

The Witches Relay This highly physical game is perfect for tiring out the kids after their sugar rush. Just make sure you have enough space for rogue brooms—we wouldn’t want any “magical” accidents! You’ll need: 2 brooms How to play: Create a starting point and a turn around point. Split up the kids into 2 […]

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August 30, 2015

It's time for the Cairns Festival!

There’s something for everyone at the Cairns Festival this year. No matter your interests, check out the range of exciting talks, performances and activities that are on offer this year. Don’t miss the Cairns Festival and Cultural Diversity Week Official Opening Ceremony and Awards Presentation! When: 28 August at 12pm – 2pm Where: Cairns Botanic […]

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August 25, 2015

New Dads: Tips For The Pregnancy Period

Preparing for a child Consider pregnancy a 9 month preparation period! Along with providing support and reassurance for your partner, you should be doing as much research as possible. Go to your local Townsville book store for pregnancy-related literature or search around online. The Pregnancy Birth & Baby website is a great resource for both […]

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August 24, 2015

Sunshine Coast Mums & Bubs fitness classes

Oxygen Pilates – Zumba and Pilates Whether you want a fast paced workout, or something more relaxed, Oxygen Pilates studio caters to both. Bring your baby along for a Zumba or Pilates session and sweat the stress away! The fun latin beats and rhythms in Zumba class will be sure to get bub moving as […]

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August 12, 2015

Top tips for the best kids party ever!

Planning the party Consider these steps when planning your kid’s big day: Their best friend: ensure that your little one’s closest friend is able to come on the day you’re planning to throw the party. If their little partner in crime can’t be there, the day just won’t be the same! Food and dietary requirements: […]

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August 5, 2015

Teach the kids to cook

Before you get the kids in the kitchen, keep these tips in mind. Be sure you and the kids always wash hands, especially before and after handling raw meats. If using the stove, turn all pot and pan handles toward your splashback to prevent anything being knocked over. Hair goes up, aprons go on and […]

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August 3, 2015

What to expect in bub’s first year

1 Month Old Within just a few weeks after birth, your baby will be taking more notice of your voice, face and touch. Your baby’s hearing will be fully developed and can lift their head briefly while on their stomach. Bub’s hands will move jerkily, and will be able to get them close to their […]

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July 31, 2015

Get crafty with the kids

Have some spare painter’s tape lying around? Grab it and let’s make some cool activities! Put coloured tape on carpet to make some custom roadways. Didn’t have enough in the budget for that super-cool printed playmat? Not to worry, some coloured tape will do just as well! Just be sure to make a parking lot […]

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July 30, 2015

Planning your Mackay holiday

First, you’ll need somewhere to stay! Whitsunday Hotel When you’re organising a family trip, the last thing you need is to worry about where you’re going to stay! For amazing 3-star Mackay accommodation, you simply can’t go past Whitsunday Hotel. With an in-house bistro, restaurant and fully refurbished rooms, you really needn’t go anywhere else! […]

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July 29, 2015

10 tips for holidaying with kids

#1 Pack each outfit in a separate bag Before you even think about leaving on your trip, make sure you’re well organised. Packing each of your child’s outfits in a separate ziplock bag will eliminate the stress of having to rummage through a messy suitcase to find some matching pants and top. #2 Use an […]

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