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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
5 activities that are fun for both adults and children Being a parent does not have to be a series of trips to places you hate, or evenings of watching shows you have no interest in. There are all kinds of [...]
  • July 17, 2017
What happens when you combine Matthew Richardson, Thomas & Friends and a trip to the AFL? Every little boy’s dream probably! In an international first, the AFL is pleased to announce a collaboration with [...]
  • July 13, 2017
Acland Court Shopping Centre will be hosting a live Frozen Event for the little fans of Elsa and Ana at their Acland Court Winter Warmer day! Elsa will be performing live and involving children in an interactive [...]
  • July 13, 2017
How is everyone getting through the school holidays? Can you almost see a light at the end of the tunnel. Well I tell you what, if you need a little mama kid-time this weekend to recover, I’ve got the perfect [...]
  • July 11, 2017
With an impending birthday ending in 0 coming up I’m faced with two tasks. 1. Do I really want to have a party (I’m not really where I thought I would be in my life turning 40, single and financially a [...]
  • July 11, 2017