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Strike Bowling’s $50 family deal

Strike Bowling’s $50 family deal

These school holidays you and the family can FINALLY escape your home and hit the lanes! Everyday before 5pm, a family of four can play a game of bowling for only $50!
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Berry Island Reserve | Wollstonecraft | Bush walks for kids

Berry Island Reserve | Wollstonecraft | Bush walks for kids

About half an hour's drive from the Hills, this short little track - the Gadyan Track - is a perfect introduction to bushwalking for little ones. There's plenty to see, it's short and there are stunning harbour views. And it's part of a larger reserve with a playground and lots of space so it makes a lovely day out.
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Join in the fun of the Virtual Family Fair!

Join in the fun of the Virtual Family Fair!

These winter school holidays, Sydney Living Museums is bringing their beloved Family Fair event to you with on demand videos and activities to enjoy at home! Hosted by Justine Clarke, there will crafts, cooking demonstrations, virtual farm tours, and more inspired by the historic Rouse Hill Estate. Available from 6-19 July, so be sure to jump online for plenty of ideas to get the kids engaged and creative during the holidays!
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Train adventures: Sydney Metro Northwest

Train adventures: Sydney Metro Northwest

With the arrival of the Sydney Metro Northwest line, Hills families are now able to explore by train! If you're keen to test out the new trains, here are some ideas for adventures right by the stations serviced by the new line that little ones will enjoy.
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Explore | The Coal Loader Waverton

Explore | The Coal Loader Waverton

About half an hour's drive from Castle Hill, the Coal Loader is a fascinating spot for adults and kids alike because of its indigneous heritage and, much later, its contribution to industry and trade for 70 years. It's a great place to visit for a couple of hours or longer if you make a day of it.
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Dining in the Hills | Sarino’s

Dining in the Hills | Sarino’s

If you're looking forward to heading out soon, Sarino's is the perfect destination - it's local, oh so pretty and certainly offers that something special, worthy of a post lockdown treat!
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Blue Gum Walk | Hornsby | Bush walks for kids

Blue Gum Walk | Hornsby | Bush walks for kids

The Blue Gum Walk, a small section of the Great North Walk, is a well known track and very popular with walkers for good reason - it's stunning! If you're keen on a solid bush walk then this is a great option.
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Take care of your garden in Winter with Ladybug Landscapes

Take care of your garden in Winter with Ladybug Landscapes

Bring life back to your garden with Ladybug Landscapes' winter pruning package. Now is the time to remove overgrowth, crossing branches and dead wood to ensure your roses, fruit trees and deciduous ornamentals are in the best shape to produce beautifully next growing season.
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10% off with Caffe Lombardi Roasters

10% off with Caffe Lombardi Roasters

Roasted locally, Caffe Lombardi Roasters is offering HDMs an ongoing 10% off its coffee, pods and other products! Packed in Australia, with organic options as well as bio-degradable, Nespresso compatible coffee pods and supporting the Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation, you can feel great about having that extra cup!
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Free trial lesson with Ignite Music Dural

Free trial lesson with Ignite Music Dural

Ignite Music Dural is a professional and passionate music school offering personalised lessons in a huge range of your favourite instruments! The school is currently offering a free trial lesson, and it's not just for kids!
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The Burrow, Cherrybrook

The Burrow, Cherrybrook

The Burrow is a welcoming family run cafe in Cherrybrook that's serving up some delicious dishes! We visited recently.
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What is family mediation?

What is family mediation?

Separating from a spouse or partner can be extremely difficult and it's common to disagree on important aspects such as care of children and division of property and other assets. This is where mediation can be beneficial. But what does it involve and where do you start?
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Finding the will

Finding the will

As parents, the importance of having a Will in place can't be ignored. But what's involved and what do you need to consider? Here's some great information to get you started.
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Taming your toddler at bed time

Taming your toddler at bed time

Are you pulling your hair out at bed time and through the night with your toddler? Here are some issues that local child sleep consultant Chantal Cohen frequently see families with toddlers facing and some quick tips to help them go to sleep and stay there all night.
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