Category: Family Fun

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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July 28, 2015

Getting your child primary school ready

Earlier the better! When it comes to preparing your little one for their first day, it’s never too early to start! If you haven’t already, be sure that your child spends time at a child care centre before their first day of primary school. For a preschooler, this is a great opportunity to get used […]

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July 27, 2015

Host Christmas in July!

An unofficial holiday, Christmas in July is supposed to imitate the festivities of Christmas, but in cooler weather. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when this tradition sprung up in Australia, however celebrating Christmas in July has gained mass appeal with a range of hotels and other businesses putting on their own themed parties. If you […]

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July 21, 2015

Explore Port Stephens together

Situated north of Sydney, this pristine port is home to many amazing sights. Whether you want to while away the hours on the beach, get splattered in the paintball area, take a tour in a 4WD or enjoy a romantic dinner, Port Stephens has you covered. Look no further for the ultimate guide on what […]

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Hosting the perfect BBQ

Hosting a barbecue in your backyard is the perfect option for a laidback, easy meal with friends—so why not plan one for the upcoming weekend? We’ve gathered all the best tips and tricks for planning your next social grilling event! When it comes to buying the best cuts for your barbecue, you can’t go past […]

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July 18, 2015

Come stay in Townsville

There is so much to do and see in Townsville! From natural sights and dining adventures, to nightlife and entertainment—you’ll be wondering how you’re going to fit it all in. However, this isn’t the only aspect of your dream holiday that should be on your mind. You’ll need a place to stay, but don’t worry! […]

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