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      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...

    • 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...

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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.
    • 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...

      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...

      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 them Active with Sports and Workshops Kids DIY Easter Craft Workshop...

      Christmas Day Lunch in Coffs Harbour 2018

      Christmas Day Lunch in Coffs Harbour 2018

      Do you want to take the hassle out of Christmas Day Lunch? Why not enjoy your day at one of the many Restaurants around Coffs Harbour that are organising a great lunch. Many have Santa visiting which is great for the kids. Make sure you book soon as I’m sure places...

      Christmas Family Traditions

      Christmas Family Traditions

      Looking for new Christmas traditions for your family?  Start the season of merry and bright with one of these festive, fun ideas.  We have compiled a list of 25 traditions that you can start with your kids this year.  I'm sure you will cherish them as much as we do!...

    • Lifestyle

      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.
    • 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...

      Earn Cash with these Cashback and Survey Sites

      Earn Cash with these Cashback and Survey Sites

      Back in my university days and when I was saving for an overseas holiday I was always looking for ways to save a bit more. One thing I stumbled across from recommendations from a savings forum I was a part of, was to complete online surveys and to be members of...

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Playgrounds around Coffs Harbour

Whether you are visiting on holidays or live here, taking the kids to the...

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...

Bonville Headland Sawtell

Some of the best views on the coast can be found at Bonville Headland - which...

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

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...

Moonee Beach Tavern

Moonee Beach Tavern

When we first moved to Coffs Harbour I had heard that Moonee Beach Tavern was a great family friendly venue in the area. Living on the south side of Coffs Harbour we decided to take the trip up to Moonee Beach Tavern at Christmas time when the girl's cousin and auntie...

Things to do

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...

Australia Day Long Weekend Activities on the Coffs Coast

Australia Day Long Weekend Activities on the Coffs Coast

This weekend sees the first celebration for the year and public holiday. Australia Day is a day for celebrating the Australian people and its history.  It is also a day to celebrate our newest citizens to Australia. To celebrate the day Coffs Harbour and surrounds...

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...

Mums of Coffs Harbour Launch Party

Mums of Coffs Harbour Launch Party

Being a mum is great, but it can also be quite isolating. Mums of Coffs Harbour was created to help Coffs Coast mums who are searching for a connection. It’s now grown into a community where mums can find out about things to see and do for families in the area. As...

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october, 2019

18oct5:00 pm9:30 pmLight the Night walk with Lanterns

19oct9:00 am2:00 pmCoffs Coast Eco Surf Fest

19oct9:00 am2:00 pmWoolgoolga Seaside Scavenge

20oct11:00 pm7:00 pmCoffs Coast Beer Festival

25oct5:00 am10:00 pmHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World - Under the Stars

25oct3:00 pm7:00 pmTwilight FAIR

26oct10:00 am2:00 pmCoffs Harbour Shelter Open Day

26oct12:30 pm10:00 pmJimmy Barnes w/ Jet, Eskimo Joe, Killing Heidi and Thirsty Merc

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