Category Archives: School Holidays Ideas

Sydney Olympic Park – our staycation of family activities, food & fun!

Sydney Olympic Park offers new ways for families to play together – sports, experiences, activities – plus some of the best family restaurants in Sydney! When we were invited to spend a long weekend staycation at Sydney Olympic Park we were too excited for words! The opportunity to actually camp on-site and try out all […]

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge – with kids!

If you’re looking for something unforgettable to do with the family in Sydney – why not climb the Harbour Bridge together? As Brooke my eldest daughter’s 12th birthday approached, I searched around for ideas on how to mark the occasion. When I suggested climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge to her, she jumped at the chance! Finally […]

Sydney Aquarium Penguin Boat Ride

See what it’s like to go on the Sydney Aquarium Penguin boat ride!   We want to show you a fabulous new attraction which has been added to the already wonderful line-up at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium – the Penguin Expedition! The Sydney Aquarium is a great family day out The SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium […]

3 big reasons why your kids will love this NSW bushwalk!

We‘ve just found what would have to be one of the best bushwalks in NSW – if not Australia! Here are 3 very good reasons why your whole family is going to love this bushwalk…. The girls and I have been on a lot of bushwalks together – it’s a great way to escape the […]

Sydney family camping getaway – Wombeyan Caves

We‘ve just found the most amazing family weekend getaway only a few hours from Sydney – it’s cheap, full of wildlife and has great caves and bushwalks to explore. If you love camping and adventure on a family-friendly scale, you’re going to love Wombeyan Caves! We’ve just spent a wonderful few days at Wombeyan Caves, located in […]

The 5 essentials for a fun family bushwalk in Australia

Bushwalking with the family sounds too difficult – you need to be super fit – it’s too far away – plus you need specialist equipment – right? Wrong! Bushwalking with the kids is much easier than you think – and it’s so much fun! All you need to do is pack the essentials and give it a go… Spending time together […]

Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High Tea

The perfect mother-daughter treat, every Disney Princess or Prince deserves a Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High Tea – just in time for the school holidays! The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is currently offering some wonderful Disney experiences for the family. A magical Disney Beauty and the Beast experience The Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High […]

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Disney Family Fun Package

We knew we were in for a very special stay at the Sofitel Sydney when the girls were presented with beautiful silk red roses at check-in! Our magical Disney hotel stay had begun…                         The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a five-star hotel located right in the centre of the […]

Today Show- Australian School Holidays Budget Activities

Let’s go Mum appeared on the Today Show yesterday to have a chat about budget school holiday options, and share a state-by-state run down of some of the best Australian budget activity options available these school holidays! Play the video to below to watch… Watch it on the Today Show website here For more information on each of the budget school […]

The Top 5 Canberra Swimming Pools for Families

If you are trying to beat the heat in Canberra these summer school holidays, check out our count-down of the best Canberra swimming pools for families! Canberra has a public swimming pool in every town centre – but which are the best? How expensive are they? What extra family features do they offer? And perhaps most importantly – can […]

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace family review

If you’re off to Canberra these school holidays, don’t miss this new and exciting National Gallery of Australia exhibition – Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Plus kids are free! The National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, is a wonderful art gallery to take the family to. There’s so much to see – the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly gallery, incredible Asian […]

Cruise review – a single parent’s guide to cruising!

  …a cruise should be a no-brainer for families particularly single parent families…   Everyone loves a holiday – but a single parent family holiday can often leave that single parent feeling just as stressed and exhausted as ever! After all, there is still all the organising, packing, travelling, unpacking and then – well, the […]