August Issue of haven // Out Now

August Issue of haven // Out Now

Right from the time, late last year, that we brainstormed the idea for our August “I am Tween” edition of haven, it was always going to be a theme that was right up my alley. As a ...

Is Failure the new ‘F’ Word?

Is Failure the new ‘F’ Word?

There’s a new ‘F’ word our kids are scared of hearing and it’s time to change the way we talk about it. Why does it feel like we have created a culture of fear when it comes to fai ...

Behind the Brand // Cart-A-Lot

Behind the Brand // Cart-A-Lot

Australia’s first and favourite foldable cart business, Cart-A-Lot is celebrating its second birthday this month. Owned and operated by South Australians Anthony and Rebecca Keain, ...

haven business hub workshops // Intermediate Facebook Advertising

haven business hub workshops // Intermediate Facebook Advertising

Sometimes it feels like social media moves faster than the speed of light. It can be a challenge to keep on top of your Facebook marketing game and really know the best ways to uti ...

Our Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort

Our Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort

Fifteen years after visiting Tangalooma for the first time we went back as a family and it was even better than I remembered. I’d been dreaming of an island getaway, however we did ...

Technology and Biology

Technology and Biology

We all know that screens are bad for our eyes, brains, this, that and everything else, but it turns out that technology impacts our biology much deeper than we think. If you’re rea ...

haven hub events // Social Media Course for Parents

haven hub events // Social Media Course for Parents

Are you a parent, caregiver or grandparent, who doesn’t want to let ‘those kids’ have all the fun on social media? Here’s your chance to learn more about the social media platforms ...

Gold Coast Events // August 18 to August 25, 2017

HEALTHY & HAPPY EATING TIPS FOR TODDLERS Friday August 18 from 10.30am – 12pm // Helensvale Library, Meeting Room 2, Helensvale Plaza, Cnr Lindfield Rd & Sir John Overall Dr, Helensvale Presented by Karla Gilbert, this event is something for those new mums – keeping it simple and casual so that you ca more ...

August 17, 2017

Brisbane Events // August 18 to August 25, 2017

SALVAGE // RECYCLING ART EXHIBITION LAST WEEKEND // Now thru to Saturday August 19 // Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley Be inspired by local contemporary art created from second-hand shop treasures and reused everyday materials on display at Salvage, Brisbane City Co more ...

August 17, 2017

WIN // 1 of 2 Family Passes (2 Adults & 2 Children) to the Ekka

For your chance to win a Family Pass (2 Adults & 2 Children) to this years Ekka, head to our ‘haven hub’ Facebook page for all of the details on how to complete your entry! You will need to comment on our Facebook post for your entry to be valid. Good luck! This competition has now closed. more ...

August 04, 2017

Is Failure the new ‘F’ Word?

There’s a new ‘F’ word our kids are scared of hearing and it’s time to change the way we talk about it. Why does it feel like we have created a culture of fear when it comes to failure amongst today’s kids? No red pen. No failure. But lots of cotton wool. The ‘everyone gets a prize’ mentality might sound nice more ...

August 15, 2017

Back to Basics at School

As the well-known saying goes "the simple things in life are often the best" and this is proven at The Southport School. A photo recently dug out of The Southport School (TSS) archives shows junior students in 1912 enjoying a simple outdoor play experience. Today, the school’s students can be seen getting tha more ...

August 08, 2017

Solve Your Renovation with Landscape

Doctors bury their dead but architects plant trees!  Can you solve your renovation problem with a landscape solution? It’s worth exploring because of one main benefit – it’s almost always cheaper than doing building work.  Here are my five things that can be fixed with a landscape solution, instead of a renov more ...

August 14, 2017

Our Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort

Fifteen years after visiting Tangalooma for the first time we went back as a family and it was even better than I remembered. I’d been dreaming of an island getaway, however we didn’t have the time off or budget for a tropical island villa overseas, so we thought we would embrace the local island life. Having more ...

August 09, 2017

Digital Wearables

Sensoria Fitness Socks, $199 // www.sensoriafitness.com Snapchat Spectacles, $129USD // www.spectacles.com Apple Watch Series 2, $1779 // www.apple.com/au NADI X Activated Yoga Pants, $299 // www.wearablex.com Commuter Jacket, $350 // Available later in 2017! AIO activity-monitoring compression sleeve, $116 / more ...

August 01, 2017

August Issue of haven // Out Now

Right from the time, late last year, that we brainstormed the idea for our August “I am Tween” edition of haven, it was always going to be a theme that was right up my alley. As a mum of three kids aged 12, 9 and 5, hubby and I are currently living the parenting tween dream (not implying there are no challeng more ...

August 15, 2017

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