Christmas is often a happy family-orientated time but as a mum, the lead up to Christmas can become increasingly stressful time trying to fit everything in. We have put together for you our favourite services to help get you through the silly season with your sanity intact.
Transport & Tours
If you need a few hours kid-free time to get the last minute Christmas shopping done or perhaps you have a Christmas function to attend these childminding services could be just the thing you need.
MummyMeTime is the go-to nanny and babysitting agency in the Sutherland Shire, providing experienced, qualified carers in client’s homes and taking their children to activities. At MummyMeTime all carers are highly experienced and qualified with training in Early Childhood, Education, or medical professions. Every carer has first aid training, Working with Children and police checks and they are fully insured so the most important people in your life are ALWAYS in safe hands.
Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep
The Shire’s resident baby whisperer Veena Parry of Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep is offering 10% off any overnight package booked over the holiday break (between 10 December and 1 January). It’s the perfect time to book a sleep consultant since families are more likely to be at home and relaxed during the holidays. For bookings email Veena or call 0415 889 759.
Mumma’s Little Secret
Get your shopping done in peace while utilising the supervised Play Area at Westfield Miranda where children from 6 months can play whilst parents shop for up to 2 hours.
Some Activities include babies music and movement, arts & craft, lego & duplo, playdoh.
Gran Nannies is not your usual babysitting / nanny agency. The company is a boutique Sutherland Shire-based booking and introduction agency, specialising in placing caring, mature-aged women, with deep life experience with families. Gran Nannies are flexible and happy to help for just a few hours a day, so you can tick off the Christmas shopping. Overnights and emergency Gran Nannies are also available for unexpected engagements or major events like New Year’s Eve.
All Gran Nannies are intensively screened, trained and carry current First Aid certificates, have Working with Children Checks, Police Checks and personal nanny insurance for peace of mind.
Book now and mention Mums of the Shire to receive a 50% discount on booking fees for the month of December!
Kids Republic Occasional Childcare
Christmas parties and functions fill the calendar most weekends in the lead up to Christmas. As mums, we tend to run around getting everything sorted for Christmas that we can often leave little time for ourselves. If you want to spoil yourself and look your best on a rare mummy night off check out our fave beauty services in the area.
A medispa with a combined approach to skincare. Incorporating advanced results with the latest technology and products with nurturing and relaxation. Relax and unwind while their highly trained skin technicians take care of you and your skin. Check out their Facebook page for their 12 days of Christmas specials! For bookings and enquiries call 9523 2710 or visit their website.
The Skin Manifesto understand that feeling comfortable in your own skin is an important aspect of a fulfilled life. They offer a wide range of cosmetic services, including cosmetic injectables, which are a safe, fast and effective way to give you a natural, more youthful and refreshed look.
If you are wanting to be a ‘yummy mummy’, but you are not feeling so yummy, take the next step and treat yourself by taking time out from your busy mummy life and book in for a treatment that will show off your natural beauty.
The Bridal Bar
A unique space for all your beauty needs. The best of the best all under one roof, to save you time from driving from place to place. Their mission is to have every single client feel relaxed and pampered and get the special treatment of a bride, every single visit.
They are also offering all Mums of the Shire members $50 off when you spend $200 or more in the month of January 2019. Just mention Mums of the Shire when making your booking. Visit their website for more information.
Food Delivery & Catering
The best way to cater your next event is with Shire Spits. Their reputation is built on making sure their flavours are unbeatable. Spit Roast Catering has just never been easier with Jeff, your experienced Butcher.
Give your next barbecue or party the WOW factor with their slow spit-roasted charcoal rotisserie.
They cater for every event, whether you want the full cook and carve experience or want to have a crack at DIY.
Notaras Fish Market, Cronulla
For all your fresh seafood needs.
Orders will be taken up until 22nd of December in store. Pre-Ordered items must be picked up before 5pm on Christmas Eve. Shop closed on Christmas Day.
Grills on Wills, Woolooware
Grills on Wills can cater for any family, of any size this Christmas and are even open Christmas Day! Yes, they are open all Christmas, you can get your chicken, seafood and salads, so why bother cooking? Get your Christmas orders in early as they have limited spots. For booking and enquiries call 0449 807 737.
Shire Foods, Taren Point
Customers can choose from an array of platters to keep planning, preparation, and serving simple. Many of their selections feature ShireFoods superior-quality meats, as well as mouth-watering accompaniments and hand-crafted condiments.
Christmas orders will be taken up until Wednesday 19th December. You can check out their Christmas specials and have Christmas sorted in no time.
More than Meat, Gymea
Located in the Wyralla Road Miranda, More than Meat offer more than just friendly service and great meat, they have a variety of gourmet options including cooked chickens, roasts and veggies.
They also provide a catering service that can be tailored to almost any event. From a spit roast to a fully catered finger food party with wait and bar staff. Christmas orders will be taken up until Tuesday 18th December.