Parenting

We all know that feeling, you’ve got home late in the afternoon, there’s nothing for dinner and you’ve exhausted everything the local takeaways have to offer, so you decide to take the family out for dinner in the hope of a relaxing night off for the adults… WRONG!!!  The kids are tired,...

Local mum and grandmother Sue Ireland has lived in the Sutherland Shire for more than 40 years and is a pillar of the community in every sense; working as a learning support officer helping children with intellectual disabilities, and supporting adults with disabilities.  Sue also...

Calm and serene, local Mamma-of-two, Veena Parry, grew up in the Shire and has lived here all her life. Known affectionately as ‘the baby whisperer’, Veena works as a child sleep consultant, supporting families. She shares with us the things she loves about raising a...

Once upon a time road trips used to be fun. When it was just hubby and me, we would drive up to Coffs Harbour and enjoy the trip. The six hours would be spent listening to music, chatting about what we wanted out of life,...

• Guest post by Catherine from The Nursery Collective • Ever since the day I left home at age nineteen, my mum has always said to me that she misses the days when my sister and I would come home from school, drop our bags on...

This week’s lovely local Mumma is Natisse Richardson. Having moved to the Shire earlier this year she shares with us what she loves about raising a family in our beautiful area. [spacer height="5px" id="4"] Where and how long have you lived in the Sutherland Shire and what do...

From the time you find out you are pregnant, you start to realise that there is a lot in your life that is going to change. You also become aware that your priorities will become very different than what they were pre-kids. But sometimes it is the...