Spending time at a farm stay is a fabulous way to introduce city kids to a country lifestyle. Many farm stays offer opportunities to feed and interact with the farm animals as well as get a glimpse of what life on a working farm is all about. Beyond that, farm stays are truly some of the most relaxing weekend…

Have you discovered Etsy yet? As a market place for all things handmade it is a great place to shop for those truly unique and often personalised gifts. Like many families with kids, our house is already overflowing with STUFF and so these days we are less interested in the plastic toy aisles at the…

If your little one is like mine, you are constantly looking for the next great book to enjoy together. Here is a list of 11 books that will have you and your little one giggling your way through story time. *This post contains affiliate links. Meaning if you purchase by clicking on these links we may get…

At North Shore Kids we are always on the lookout for a playground that ticks all the boxes. The stand out playgrounds with the great play equipment, nice surrounds, fabulous facilities and perhaps even access to coffee for mum and dad. We’ve rounded up our favourites for you here: Wahroonga Park Playground, Coonanbarra Road, Wahroonga Wahroonga…

Have you heard of Advent Activity Cards? Simply put, they are little cards with a Christmas themed activity on them for the family to do each day throughout December. Ideas like “read a Christmas story” or “take a drive to see Christmas lights”. We like to add them to our advent calendar in addition to a small treat…

We just love family traditions. And Christmas time is full of so many opportunities to create wonderful memories and family connection that we just couldn’t stop at just 25 Christmas Tradition ideas in our earlier article. So here’s 25 more ideas to inspire your joy-filled festive season: Take a family photo in front of the…

Family traditions are a powerful way of strengthening a sense of belonging within a family and just generally upping the joy factor in family life. We’ve pulled together a list of more than 25 beautiful ideas to inspire you to make more magic moments this Christmas Season and for years to come.       …