Spring 2018 Issue // Out Now

Spring 2018 Issue // Out Now

Welcome to our latest edition of haven magazine, blossoming with stories to celebrate a new season and the spring school holidays! A new season sprouts a new beginning (thank you M ...

Does Being too Busy Mean Going Nowhere?

Does Being too Busy Mean Going Nowhere?

In today’s world, busy is all we know. We busy ourselves with this and that, with children, school, work, home life and more Often we are so busy being busy we don’t notice the lit ...

Flower Power

Flower Power

Pack away the flannelette PJs, clean out the fireplace, throw back the heavy curtains – spring is here, people! To get into the spring spirit, surround yourself with flowers. Hot t ...

Holidays, my Way

Holidays, my Way

So I’m hearing all these crazy holiday ideas at the moment. Mums taking off and going on holidays without their families. Parents leaving their kids at home and going overseas with ...

Dad’s day, Everyday

Dad’s day, Everyday

I am sitting at the dining room table as I type this. The younger children are watching Bondi Vet while my husband and our eldest are huddled over a computer on the loungeroom floo ...

Abdominal Pain in Children

Abdominal Pain in Children

Abdominal pain in children – which isn’t bad enough to warrant an emergency visit, but enough to disrupt school and activities – is a common presentation in my clinic, and such a f ...

Girl on the go

Girl on the go

Does waking up, showering, throwing on some tinted moisturiser and walking out the door looking your absolute best sound appealing? Eyelash extensions mean less time putting on you ...

Gold Coast Events // July 27 – August 3, 2018

WINTER WINE FESTIVAL Saturday July 28 & Sunday July 29 // The Marine Village, Masthead Way, Sanctuary Cove Food and wine connoisseurs can indulge their senses by following the Wine Trail through The Marine Village, tasting a selection of the latest release wines from Australian and around the world. For m more ...

July 24, 2018

Brisbane Events // July 27 – August 3, 2018

ALICE’S WONDERLAND // A MOST CURIOUS ADVENTURE Now thru to Monday January 28 // Cobb & Co Museum, 27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba Alice’s Wonderland is a colourful hands-on exhibition that brings basic science concepts to life for 3 - 8 year olds and their families. Children are invited to explore the way they p more ...

July 24, 2018

WIN // A Trackside Family Pass (+ merch) to the Vodafone Gold Coast 600

The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns to the Gold Coast on October 19 -21. Get ready for three days of racing and fun packed with entertainment on and off the track. There is something for kids big and small with thrilling Supercars action, including the new ECB SuperUtes, activation zones, Hot more ...

September 14, 2018

Let’s Fly a Kite

The Surfers Paradise sky is set to explode with colour when the Jewel International Kite Festival comes to town on September 30. Locals and holiday makers alike will head to Surfers’ beachfront to see the hundreds of colourful kites and enjoy the fun festivities on offer at the inaugural event. Perfect for bo more ...

September 18, 2018

Recipe // Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice Block

As well as adding vegetables to smoothies, they can also find their way into ice blocks. The avocado in this smoothie (as long as you use one that’s not too big) is undetectable and even though my kids aren’t keen on avo as is, they absolutely love this creamy dairy-free Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice block. Ingred more ...

September 14, 2018

Kid-Proofing Your Outdoor Space

With warmer weather comes more time outside, which in turn means ensuring your outdoor living spaces are totally kid-proof – nothing ruins summer fun like a trip to the hospital. Matt Leacy, landscaping extraordinaire from Landart Landscapes, shares his tips for kid-proofing your outdoor spaces. With Septembe more ...

September 18, 2018

Fun by the Sea

Spring school holidays mean a return to the great outdoors – and especially the water. But why not try somewhere new? Stay away from the ‘normal’ bustling beaches with these three secluded seaside spots that offer loads of wholesome family fun.   Scarborough Lined with towering Norfolk pine trees, the no more ...

September 14, 2018

Flower Power

Pack away the flannelette PJs, clean out the fireplace, throw back the heavy curtains – spring is here, people! To get into the spring spirit, surround yourself with flowers. Hot tip: These ones will last a little longer than a week in a vase! more ...

September 14, 2018

Spring 2018 Issue // Out Now

Welcome to our latest edition of haven magazine, blossoming with stories to celebrate a new season and the spring school holidays! A new season sprouts a new beginning (thank you Mother Nature) and for me this entails a bit of spring decorating at our beach shack, kick-starting a new fitness routine while my more ...

September 14, 2018

Flower Power

Pack away the flannelette PJs, clean out the fireplace, throw back the heavy curtains – spring is here, people! To get into the spring spirit, surround yourself with flowers. Hot tip: These ones will last a little longer than a week in a vase! more ...

September 14, 2018

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