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Children need constant and active supervision when they’re in, on or around the water and with the summer months approaching, vigilance is the key to keeping young children safe around water. Drowning is the [...]
  • September 12, 2017
I recently turned 40 and like every other milestone birthday I’ve ever had, I had a big party. Mama loves a good party! I love being the ‘special one’, I love getting dressed up and I love getting all my nearest and [...]
  • September 10, 2017
A kaleidoscope of colour will be on show at this year’s annual Tesselaar Tulip Festival, held in the magical Dandenong Ranges from September 14 until October 10, 2017. There will be over 900,000 tulips [...]
  • August 25, 2017
Officially opened in February 2017 as part of as part of the $1.6 billion redevelopment of neighbouring Webb Dock, Maritime Cove Community Park Port Melbourne features a range of attractions that showcase the area’s [...]
  • August 25, 2017
I never planned on looking for my ‘other’ dad. Even on nights when I’d lie awake and think about those first weeks of my life spent in a hospital as a newborn, with no mother to feed and cuddle me, in my mind, Dad [...]
  • August 25, 2017
It’s the same question on everyone’s lips each year – what on earth do I get my husband/dad for Father’s Day? Shops are full of items claiming to be the perfect gift and guaranteed to put a smile on dad’s face.  But [...]
  • August 23, 2017
Baby it’s cold outside! Just when you thought Spring was near, it’s back to ‘heater on’ and ‘comfort food’ for dinner. This is the ultimate Vietnamese comfort food. The [...]
  • August 18, 2017
Eastside mama Vinita Baravkar has been fortunate to travel to many exciting destinations on the planet, and experience the beauty of nature and cultures of the world. She was working in international public health [...]
  • August 14, 2017
The benefits of exposing your kids to arts & culture at a young age Sometimes we leave education to the schools that our kids attend, which isn’t necessarily the best approach. While schools do a good job at [...]
  • August 14, 2017
CAMBERWELL FOOD FIESTA This year marks the fifth year of Dine In Dine Out in Camberwell. This premier food event returns as a single-day fiesta on Saturday, August 5 which will be packed with plenty of activities [...]
  • July 31, 2017