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    • Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      As mums we don’t take time out for ourselves and pampering is usually sacrificed. As much as we love our little ones ‘me time’ could be just what the doctor ordered. So why don’t you spoil yourself and indulge in some pampering, enjoy the peace and quiet, even better...

    • 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...

    • Parenting

      All things parenting on the Coffs Coast. From recipes and time hacks to the day to day ups and downs of motherhood.
    • Fathers Day 2019

      Fathers Day 2019

      The 1st of September is Father’s Day in Australia, the perfect time for honoring fathers or the important male figure in your life.  We often forget the sacrifices and contributions they have made in our lives. This Father’s Day, show him how much you appreciate all...

      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...

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Finding a new GP and or bulk billed surgery can be time-consuming.  Taken from recommendations of our local mums we have collated a list of some of the bulk-billed GP’s and surgeries around Coffs Harbour. We have also included a couple of private practices which have...

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Have you heard of the Active Kids Rebate and Creative Kids Rebate?  From January 2018, the NSW Government initiated the rebates to assist parents, guardians and caregivers to contribute towards the cost of their child’s fees and assisting with getting them more...

    • 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.
    • Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      If you plan on hanging up the apron this year and want to get in to the holiday spirit what better way than starting with a perfect meal. Sharing the Christmas meal with family, friends and loved ones is the best way to celebrate the festive season, which is all about...

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Keep on giving this Christmas by supporting Coffs small businesses and “shop it local” these holidays. Finding the perfect Christmas gift is easy with our Christmas ideas guide. We have pulled together a list of some of our favourites, buy local this Christmas! Gifts...

      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. Coffs Central Santa Photos Don’t queue, book in your private Santa Photos and enjoy the...

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with family and friends by candlelight. If you love singing your heart out to Christmas Carols, there are some great free community events to attend throughout December. Here is the Coffs Coast...

      October School Holiday Guide

      October School Holiday Guide

      Wow…another term has gone by and the spring school holidays are upon us. The burden of finding things to fill the itinerary and keep the kids entertained is looming, so we have found some of the activities scheduled to take that burden away. Coffs has some great...

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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.
    • Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Deciding on an area to live and building a life with your family can be a tough choice to make.  Many factors come into that process, and deciding on what your family's priorities are, will not be the same for everyone. So, let's think about Coffs Harbour as a...

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Did you know that Mother's Day is celebrated in Australia thanks to Mrs Janet Heyden, who helped pioneer it after she started a campaign in Sydney to raise money to buy gifts for lonely or forgotten mothers?  The original meaning of Mother's Day was to acknowledge and...

      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...

      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...

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      With the end of the year approaching, it’s natural to want to say thank you for all the teachers' amazing efforts with our kids throughout the year. Here are our ideas for group gifts or individual presents to say thank you for making the difference in our child’s...

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New Years Eve in Coffs Harbour – Bring in 2020 in style

Looking for the perfect way to see the New Year in? Check out the action Coffs...

Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

Capture that special moment in your child's life sitting on Santa's knee...

Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with...

Parks and Playgrounds

Playgrounds around Coffs Harbour

Playgrounds around Coffs Harbour

Whether you are visiting on holidays or live here, taking the kids to the playground is one of the best free things to do and it is fun.  It’s a great place for kids to interact with other kids and also for mums to meet mums. We have some brilliant parks around Coffs...

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...

Urunga Boardwalk Playground

Urunga Boardwalk Playground

We are lucky to have lots of playgrounds and parks to explore around Coffs, but if you want to try something different and explore a little further south, try heading to Urunga. It seems like a long way, but it really isn't that far at all! The main playground at...

Jetty Foreshores Playgrounds for Kids

Jetty Foreshores Playgrounds for Kids

If you haven't taken your children to the Jetty Foreshores playgrounds, you don't know what you're missing out on. It's an ideal place for young children and toddlers, birthday parties and get-togethers, and for parents who want to go for a good walk. The Jetty...

Attractions

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...

On rainy days we go to the Library

On rainy days we go to the Library

On Rainy Days, There's Nothing Like a Good Book… Which is why one of our favourite rainy day activities is to visit the local library! The libraries in our region are in Toormina, Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga. I always park just up from the Toormina Library on Minorie...

Family Friendly Dining

Fish and Chips Coffs Harbour

Fish and Chips Coffs Harbour

Looking for the best fish and chips in Coffs Harbour? There’s nothing better on a sunny day than eating fish and chips by the water (even if you do have to fight off enormous seagulls).  We are spoilt here in Coffs Harbour with so many beautiful picnic spots making it...

The Best Burgers in Coffs Harbour

The Best Burgers in Coffs Harbour

A perfect burger - there are many schools of thought about what makes a perfect burger.  Whether it's the perfect patty (from classic beef to chicken or vegetarian), to the extras like crisp lettuce or pickles, there's more to a good burger than meets the eye. There...

Best Coffee in Coffs Harbour for Mums and Bubs

Best Coffee in Coffs Harbour for Mums and Bubs

Finding suitable venues to meet up with a friend or your mother's group with children in tow isn’t always easy. To help you out we have listed a few ideas about where to go.  We have focused on cafes that make the overall experience easier on the parent.  Having a...

Family friendly places to eat in Coffs Harbour

Family friendly places to eat in Coffs Harbour

Going out to a restaurant for a meal with kids can be a little exhausting and generally requires a little extra planning. To take the hassle out of choosing kid friendly places to eat, we’ve narrowed down your search. All Coffs Harbour restaurants and cafes listed are...

Things to do

New Years Eve in Coffs Harbour – Bring in 2020 in style

New Years Eve in Coffs Harbour – Bring in 2020 in style

Looking for the perfect way to see the New Year in? Check out the action Coffs Harbour has instore this New Year with our guide to all local events. COFFS HARBOUR JETTY FESTIVAL The Coffs Jetty Carnival will kick off at 6.30pm with fireworks at 9.00pm. A reminder that...

Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with family and friends by candlelight. If you love singing your heart out to Christmas Carols, there are some great free community events to attend throughout December. Here is the Coffs Coast...

Places To Go For A Date Night in Coffs Harbour

Places To Go For A Date Night in Coffs Harbour

So, you’ve decided it’s time for a night out. Maybe a romantic night with that special someone, or maybe a night out with the girls, or maybe it’s just time to treat a loved one out for a special occasion. Now the question is, where do you go? Here are some of the...

WIN a family pass to Bilby’s Bluegum Melodies at the Jetty Theatre

WIN a family pass to Bilby’s Bluegum Melodies at the Jetty Theatre

WIN a family pass (for 2 adults and 2 kids or 1 adult and 3 kids) to Bilby’s Bluegum Melodies at the Jetty Theatre on Sunday 29 September by entering our Bilby Colouring Competition. Open to all kids 10 years and under. Download and print off the Bilby. Let your child...

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december, 2019

15dec4:00 pmNana Glen’s Community Carols ( fundraising for our local RFS)

15dec5:30 pm9:30 pmSandy Beach Christmas Carols

20dec7:00 pm2:00 amDoing it for our Koalas Fundraiser ft BOO SEEKA

21dec5:00 pm9:00 pmClub Urunga Carols

21dec5:30 pm10:00 pmCarols Under The Big Top!

22dec9:00 am11:00 amCoffs By Nature- Sea Turtle Walk

30dec11:30 am5:00 pmLe Dain Designs Summer Cup

31dec6:00 pm12:30 pm2020 New Year’s Turn of the Decade Celebration @ Surf Club Coffs Harbour!

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