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Use Screen Time to Get Kids Active

A Brisbane Mum and personal trainer have created an online family fitness program in hopes of using screen time to get families healthy.  Kids Fit Australia and Family Fit Online founder Leah Chandler believe the best way to instil healthy habits into your children is to lead by example. “It can be hard to create healthy habits in ourselves, let alone our kids because life is so busy,” Leah says. “Our 4-wee ...

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GreenFolk Botany Shop Opens its doors! 

Greenfolk Botany Shop, Burleigh’s freshest urban jungle atelier will officially unleash all its green goodness to the Gold Coast this weekend! If you are a plant lover, green thumb, or just love adding a splash of life around your home then this is the place is for you. We’re talking wall-to-wall plants of both rare and collectible varieties, easy care and highly sought after indoor species are all on offer ...

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Behind the Brand // Gathering Events

Meet Jen and Adam MacMillian, the couple behind their business Gathering Events, inspired by their own wedding over five years ago. The couple just celebrated their third year in business together and we spoke to them to understand what it’s like to go into business with your partner. Gathering Events is a mobile boutique bar, and coffee service which was shaped from their own wedding over 5 years ago in Ja ...

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Looking After You

All work and no play can make you seem like a super mum, but it can also leave you feeling burnt-out and exhausted, and from my experience feeling tired also makes me a grumpy, snappy mum which is no good to anyone! As your children’s biggest influence it’s important live the life you’d like for your kids and really show them that self-care and having fun is vital to health and happiness. Do what you love w ...

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More than Words by Sophie Guidolin

Just dropped! Sophie Guidolin's new book, More than Words, available for pre-sale now. This new release by Gold Coast author, mama of four, fitness inspo and nutritionist Sophie Guidolin branches out from the best-selling wholefoods recipe books she is renowned for, in a celebration of positivity and gratitude. A collection of 90 motivational quotes and thoughts, More than Words promises to inspire and empo ...

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Brisbane Events // April 20 – 27

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS // 2018 AUS TOUR Friday April 20 at 7pm // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have become one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year. Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled fans around the world and they are synonymous with family entertainmen ...

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Gold Coast Events // April 20 – 27

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL Tuesday April 17 thru to Sunday April 29 // Various locations, Gold Coast Film buffs and movie lovers, it’s time to get excited – the Gold Coast Film Festival is returning from April 17 to 29. This year’s program offers something for everyone with over 100 film and film-related events bringing film to life. Special events include SIPFest, which transforms the iconic Surfers Paradise ...

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haven events – want to hang?

Let’s talk events! haven are collaborating with a pretty rad event crew and launching an events calendar you won’t want to miss… Have we caught up for a champers before? Perhaps at our tween puberty blues high tea? Or did we talk business over scrumptious muffins and cappuccinos? Whether we’ve crossed paths at a family flick or a haven business workshop we’re putting plans in motion for a stellar local even ...

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Communicating With Your Kids’ Teachers

Parents play a big role in their child’s education, which shouldn’t stop once they enter the school gates. We know parents have a tough gig, there’s a lot to do, especially when the kids start school. Between pick up and drop off, extracurricular activities, packing lunches, ironing uniforms and helping with homework what more could there be? For many teachers, the biggest piece of the puzzle is parents act ...

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New ABC Kids World Ride Announced For Dreamworld

The littlest kids are invited to take a spin with their favourite Play School characters on Dreamworld’s newest ride, which opened recently in ABC Kids World. Dreamworld just launched its brand new ride, The Play School Wheel, which is a new favourite for pre-school aged kids (and parents too, because let’s face it, we all grew up with Play School). The ride features six colourful carriages, each themed wit ...

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