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    • Bonville Headland Sawtell

      Bonville Headland Sawtell

      Some of the best views on the coast can be found at Bonville Headland - which is great because it's also a fun place to take children. To keep toddlers entertained, bring some old bread to feed the seagulls. They will swarm and provide endless entertainment for kids...

    • Coffs Harbour Markets

      Coffs Harbour Markets

      Shopping is a lot more fun when it involves street food, live music and bargains from local producers, designers and creatives. Coffs Harbour is blessed with multiple amazing markets, including fresh produce markets that can make for a wonderful morning out. Occurring...

    • Visiting the Promised Lands

      Visiting the Promised Lands

      I know kids (and adults) love Narnia, Neverland, the Shire and the Hundred Acre Woods, so when we heard about Never Never Creek and the Promised Lands near Bellingen, we had to go! Having checked Google Maps, my husband assured me he knew the way and it would only...

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    • You Know You’re a Mum When…

      You Know You’re a Mum When…

      From the time you find out you are pregnant, you start to realise that there is a lot in your life that is going to change. You also become aware that your priorities will become very different than what they were pre-kids. But sometimes it is the little signs that...

    • Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      This week’s lovely local mum is Celeste Lord. Having only recently moved to the area she fills us in on what she loves best about raising a family on the Coffs Coast. Where and how long have you lived in the area and what do you love about it? I have lived in Coffs...

    • It’s Time For You Chookado

      It’s Time For You Chookado

      So you’re a mum now. And the second that baby was born this deep seeded emotion you can’t control suddenly entered your life. Guilt. It hits you like a cold day in numerous ways. It haunts you on a range of topics – feeding, sleep, play, education… It hits you when...

    • Local Mum Feature – Nicki Jeffery

      Local Mum Feature – Nicki Jeffery

      This week’s lovely local mum is Nicki Jeffery. She has lived in the area for more than seven years and is passionate about offering support for mums battling perinatal mental health issues. Where and how long have you lived in the area and what do you love about it?...

    • Parenting

      All things parenting on the Coffs Coast. From recipes and time hacks to the day to day ups and downs of motherhood.
    • Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      I Will Never be “That” Mum, and That’s OK

      I Will Never be “That” Mum, and That’s OK

      You know the mum. The one who shows up to the gym with their perfect hair and colour coordinated outfit. They have an organic eco-friendly meal plan stuck to the fridge. A master chef in the making, ensuring their kids have the perfect balance of macros each week. She...

      Living with a Threenager

      Living with a Threenager

      All stages of parenting come with their challenges. The lack of sleep associated with the newborn stage. Followed by the getting into everything when they learn to crawl stage. Then there is the falling over and bumping their head stage as they learn to walk. Which...

      You Know You’ve Got a Newborn When

      You Know You’ve Got a Newborn When

      So you’ve become a mother. Congratulations. Welcome to the best club in the world. You know you've got a newborn when... You spend most of your day sitting on the sofa flashing at visitors. Your maternity jeans won’t stay up and your old jeans won’t go on. Your baby...

    • Holidays and Travel

      Holidaying with kids? Check out our top tips to make travelling with kids a breeze. We are blessed to be based here in Coffs Harbour with an awesome holiday vibe all year round. Find out the best the region has to offer for school holidays.
    • July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      And that’s a wrap, Term two is just about done and dusted.  Now what the kids are longing for is School Holiday fun. To help keep the kids entertained and active these holidays, we have pulled together a guide to some events and activities for the kids around Coffs...

      Christmas Carols on the Coffs Coast 2018

      Christmas Carols on the Coffs Coast 2018

      Meet up with friends and family and sing along to your favourite Christmas Carols. Here is a list of the free Christmas concerts around Coffs Harbour. Carols by Candlelight at Alumy Creek December 1 @ 6.30pm – 9.00pm Alumy Creek Reserve, Grafton Grafton Midday...

      Elf on the Shelf Ideas

      Elf on the Shelf Ideas

      Elf on the Shelf is a great family tradition providing hours of entertainment and joy to the children during the Christmas season.  With December fast approaching the Elf's are raring to go and give the kids a giggle each morning. To help keep you inspired here are...

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Capture that special moment in your child's life sitting on Santa's knee before he or she is all grown up. Here is your guide on where to find Santa in Coffs Harbour this season. Park Beach Plaza Come and join in on the festivities! Bring the kids down to Park Beach...

      Surviving a Road Trip with Kids

      Surviving a Road Trip with Kids

      With school holidays having just started you might be planning some time away for the winter break. Once upon a time road trips used to be fun. When it was just hubby and me and we were still living in Sydney, we would drive up to Coffs Harbour and enjoy the trip. The...

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      From beauty, career, fashion, health and fitness, money, home, real estate and relationships. You will find it all the relevant info for Coffs Coast Mums.
    • Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, one thing is certain it doesn't have to be all about chocolate. If you are looking for something a little different this year or just wanting to cut down on the sugar intake there are plenty of alternatives to ensure that your...

      Work Life Balance – Is There Such a Thing?

      Work Life Balance – Is There Such a Thing?

      Whether you work part-time, full-time or from home, the life of a working mum is a constant juggle. And I don’t just mean paid work. All mums work hard, and even if you are an excellent juggler, chances are you have little to no time for yourself. Here are a few ways...

      Yuck! Pleasing Fussy Eaters

      Yuck! Pleasing Fussy Eaters

      Pleasing Fussy Eaters – A Challenge for all Parents Every mealtime is a challenge. You take the time to prepare and cook something new and delicious, only to have your children in tears because they don’t want it. They arch their back and shake their head and won’t...

      25 Work From Home Business Ideas

      25 Work From Home Business Ideas

      In the Mums of Coffs Harbour Community FB group, a few mums have expressed how hard it is to find work in Coffs Harbour. Especially if you are looking for part time work or need to be flexible when raising kids. I actually think mums can make some of the best...

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Cath

Cath is the Founder of Mums of Coffs Harbour. She is a mum of two girls, Lily and Layla. By day she is a copywriter and marketer helping businesses with creating content for their websites and social channels. You can check out her work at cathfowlermarketing.com Most weekends you will find her and her family exploring a new playground or attractions on the Coffs Coast.

School Holiday Activities

School Holiday Activities

School is out! Which means you will need to find ways to keep your kids entertained throughout the holidays. Here are some affordable and free options to help you survive the next two weeks. Keep...
Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, one thing is certain it doesn’t have to be all about chocolate. If you are looking for something a little different this year or just wanting to cut...
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