What Mums Really Want for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better excuse to enjoy a lovely meal with the family, a self-indulgent treat or a bit of pampering. This is a whole day devoted to you and all your hard work, so don’t be shy about dropping major hints and milking it for all it’s worth. After all, it only comes around once a year!
Here at Mums of the Shire we’ve pulled together the pick of what’s happening in our hood on Mother’s Day, together with some awesome locally-sourced gift ideas for you to treat your own leading lady.
The Prince Hotel
Award winning, The Prince at Kirrawee has got your Mother’s Day plans sorted, ensuring you will come out on top as the favourite child this year! Our spectacular hot and cold seafood platter for two with berry pavlova dessert is available to indulge in for only $85 available lunch or dinner. Alternatively dine in the bistro or beer garden and select from our tasty and popular a la carte menu. If you have young ones that need to be occupied, The Prince is the ideal choice, offering free face painting and balloon characters 12.30 – 3.30pm
*Bookings are essential. Pre-payment is required for the seafood platters. Call 8320 1129 to book.
Rydges Cronulla Beachside
Show Mum just how much you care this Mother’s Day with a buffet lunch at Rydges Cronulla Beach, sit back enjoy the view and sip on a glass of bubbles, whilst the kids get their face painted or keep busy with the lawn games on the terrace.
Enjoy the sound of live music and the seasonal delights of our buffet offerings including, a selection of fresh and cooked seafood options, roasted meats and market fresh vegetables, substantial salads and cured meats. Finish it off with a build-your-own Pavlova station for the parents and lolly buffet for the kids.
A treat for the whole family with special prizes to be won!
Bookings essential contact our friendly team on 02 9527 3100 or email@example.com
We have the perfect place to spoil Mum on her special day. Cronulla RSL offers breathtaking views and an amazing atmosphere to relax and celebrate everything that Mums do for us!
On offer this Mother’s Day is a complimentary glass of wine for every Mum who dines with us at the Watergrill restaurant throughout the day (bookings essential).
OR if you’ve already organised to cook your Mum breakfast in bed, or lunch at home, why not join us in the afternoon for a fantastic Mother’s Day raffle from 6pm – with amazing hampers, gift vouchers and gifts to spoil mum even more!
As always, you’ll be with Friends by the Beach.
M U M – Celebrate her beauty.
Purchase a Seabeauty gift voucher to the value of $100 or more and go into the draw to win a beautiful flower arrangement from Cronulla Florist valued at $165.
Entries close and winner announced on Facebook Live on Friday 11th May 5:15pm.
Spoil your Mum this Mother’s’ Day! We’re offering Mums of The Shire two-and-a-half hours of babysitting for the price of two hours plus a reduced booking fee! Whether you want to give Mum some me-time, or take her out on a date, with MummyMeTime the most important people in your life are ALWAYS in safe hands.
ALL of our Carers are qualified and experienced, up-to-date with the latest best practice in caring for children, and fully insured for your peace of mind.
MummyMeTime provides experienced, qualified Nannies, Nanny Share, Babysitters and Occasional Care 24/7 from just two hours to as long as you need.
Find out more or read the reviews from happy clients go to www.mummymetime.com.au or @mummymetime on Facebook. To book call today on 0415 402 133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Baby Sensory Sutherland Shire
If you haven’t experienced a Baby Sensory class with your baby, now is the perfect opportunity. There is nothing more worthwhile than spending quality time with your baby.
Baby Sensory is designed based on research and the work of child development theorists and childcare experts to offer a complete and holistic approach to learning and development from birth to 13 months.
The rich and varied sensory experiences make it very different from other baby classes. The extensive range of equipment, musical resources, and developmental materials enable adults to interact with their babies in every possible way.
You can buy three classes for $30 (usually $60) as a special Mother’s Day treat. Text Emma on 0474038262 to book this special offer.
Gift vouchers available!
Gran Nannies are simply mums with lots of frosting.
We make it very easy for you to make plans, appointments, go to that concert you have been dying to see or just to simply take the night off with your loved one. You can even book a whole weekend away!
There is no last minute worry of who will be caring for your child/ren as we do it all for you. We provide intensively screened nannies and babysitters so that you can relax and unwind knowing that your children are safe and sound and having lots of fun.
Spoil your Mum’s this Mothers Day with a Mothers Day Gran Nannies Gift Voucher!
For $100 you get a 3 hour Babysit by one of our wonderful Gran Nannies.
Contact us now 0431 328 116, so they can be sent out before Mothers Day
Most Mums are amazing at EVERYTHING we can juggle car pools, sporting commitments, homework, catering to fussy eaters and a million other things but the ONE thing we are BAD at is being present in our family photos.
The gift of photos is one that will give joy for years to come. Time spent with family is what Mother’s Day is about, creating moments and capturing them for her to treasure for many years to come. My sessions are relaxed and fun, and in addition to beautiful keepsake you will also have a fab afternoon with your family, focusing on the bond and connection that you have with each other.
Contact WonderLight Photography to organise a Mother’s Day gift voucher for a session that can be taken at your convenience. All packages include the session and a set number of digital images.
Contact: 0401 424 953
Karen Allamby Photography
Are you looking for a gift that is a little more special and personal than the usual go-to for Mother’s Day this year? Why not purchase a gift certificate from Karen Allamby Photography for family photos and create some wonderful memories!
Or perhaps you’ve been thinking about updating your family photos for a little while and having some that actually have the whole family in them? It would be my absolute pleasure to meet with you in a relaxed session in one of the many beautiful locations that the Shire has to offer and capture the little things that make your family special and wonderful.
Family Portrait Gift Certificates worth $350 are on sale for $250 until Mother’s Day, they are able to be emailed and are valid for twelve months. http://www.karenallambyphotography.com.au
Cathy Murphy Photography
My name is Cathy and telling stories through imagery is my passion. As an oncology nurse and mum-of-two, I know all too well how quickly time passes and moments become memories.
I specialise in family and lifestyle photography and love to capture the everyday moments that mean the most to us. My style is heavily focused on human connection. My approach to photography is both natural and gentle in order to capture relaxed and candid imagery.
My digital packages now include a short film from your session. Moments you can relive forever.
A Mother’s Day special: 20% off full digital package when you mention Mums of the Shire when booking.
The perfect Mother’s Day gift to manage heat, naturally and fashionably! WrapMeCool offers 100% cotton wraps and neck scarves, designed to be worn damp to provide instant cooling of the body.
Perfect for mums and bubs, women feeling the effects of menopause and those affected by MS, Lupus or side-effects of chemotherapy.
Discreetly relieve heat sensitivity with WrapMeCool, it packs easily for travel and is machine washable. A great addition to any wardrobe and available in 17 beautiful colours!
Place your order before 3 May for FREE standard shipping prior to Mothers Day!
Enter code SHIRE2018 at checkout.
Gift cards also available from $35.
Phone: 0414 818 954
At Freez we love celebrating women from all walks of life and shapes and sizes. Which is why every year, we stock the shop full of gorgeous products in time for Mother’s Day. This year is no different and we are pleased to showcase dainty jewellery, functional footwear, leather handbags, delicious candles and of course, fun and affordable fashion.
Whether you’re spoiling yourself or a special Mum this Mother’s Day we promise to provide you with a bunch of gift ideas suited for any woman. Our favourites include Freez Bliss Top from $39 (suits any size or shape), our Serenity candles from $20 (the ‘blood orange and goji is our favourite) and Betty Basics slippers from $20.
Clothing is available to purchase online with FREE delivery in the Sutherland Shire. Or alternatively, head in store to meet our wonderful team who will happily assist you seven days a week.
Until We Meet Maternity
At Until We Meet Maternity Boutique, we not only offer affordable maternity and nursing clothing and sleepwear that is comfortable and stylish, we also have a beautiful range of eco-friendly bamboo clothing for women as well as maternity that feels so soft and silky.
For Mother’s Day this year we would like to offer all Mums of the Shire $20 off the purchase price of our gorgeous Bamboo Body lightweight wrap made from a blend of bamboo, cashmere and wool. It is so versatile – we think this is the perfect gift for any mum! Click here for more information on this beautiful wrap and don’t forget to use coupon code MOTS20 at the checkout to redeem your discount (valid to 13 May 2018).
Kindred Souls is an online clothing store for women started by two mothers in the Sutherland Shire who are passionate about providing beautiful clothes for real women in a wide range of sizing.
We are offering all Mums of the Shire a special discount to treat yourself and your Mother.
Why not spoil yourself and buy something beautiful because we are offering you 20% OFF STORE-WIDE until midnight on Mother’s Day.
Simply enter MUMSDAY at the checkout to apply the 20% discount.
A&M Little Ones
The most important thing a man can do for his children is to… love their mother.
Spoil her on Mother’s Day with something she’ll love, such as our Skip Hop Duo Special Edition and Duo Signature Nappy Bags. Tote all of your baby’s items in style with the Duo Special Edition!
This modern design boasts all of the features of the classic Duo with a contemporary pattern. Magnetic closures on both the exterior pockets and a zip on the main compartment ensure everything stays in its place.
The updated Duo Signature boasts new features that Mums (and Dads) have requested. The new zip-top closure ensures belongings stay securely in the bag. We added tote handles for versatility and an easy-access tech pocket. The new front panel design allows for more storage and stability while keeping items at the bottom of the bag easily accessible.
Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep
Make every Mumma’s dream come true this Mother’s Day and give the gift of slumber! Courtesy of local Sleep experts Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep, you can let that special Mumma in your life, reclaim her much-needed vital rest! Do you know a family that is struggling with sleep? Let our baby whispers work their magic on your little ones this Mother’s Day.
We are offering Mums of the Shire members a free nap package with any of our in-home sweet home bundles when they quote needsleep in their enquiry. Contact us at email@example.com before 7th May to claim your offer.
Let us get you back to sleeping Sweetly and Deeply all night long!
Fit Mummy Project
Time for some self-care! Feel healthy, strong and calm this Mother’s Day with the Fit Mummy Project
The Fit Mummy Project App contains over 35+ postnatal workouts that you can do from home with little or no equipment. Enjoy strength, fitness, barre, yoga classes or guided meditations perfectly designed for busy Mums. Strengthen your pelvic floor, heal stomach separation and create a strong and healthy body after baby with these safe and effective postnatal workouts!
Nurture & Nourish Cookbook from Civic
Looking for a Mother’s Day gift idea with heart? Civic Disability Services has published a beautiful hardback cookbook – Nurture & Nourish – to celebrate 60 years of supporting people with disability to realise their potential. The cookbook brings together the culinary talents of people with disability and Civic staff, with recipes ranging from Vietnamese Pho and Huevos Rancheros, to Kale Smoothies and Christmas Crackers.
These gorgeous books are available to purchase for just $25 each from Civic’s head office in Caringbah, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Civic Disability Services was founded in the Sutherland Shire in 1958. A group of parents opened a factory so that their adult children with disability could secure meaningful employment after they completed school. Today Civic provides a wide range of tailored and responsive services across NSW, including Shared Independent Living, Short Term Accommodation, Supported Employment, Community Hubs, and Clinical Services.