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Christmas lights in the Hills

Christmas lights in the Hills

Due to COVID some of the big ones aren't lighting up but there are still plenty of others around to enjoy. Here's a list of the houses and streets in the Hills and surrounds with great Christmas lights!
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HDM visits La Boucherie

HDM visits La Boucherie

Given it seems like we may never travel overseas again at the moment, transporting yourself there via great restaurants and delicious food is one way to experience Europe. And if a quick French fix is in order, La Boucherie in Baulkham Hills is an excellent substitute for the real deal. And if you need the perfect excuse, throughout December La Boucherie is offering an excellent Friday lunch deal!
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The Hills Sydney: 2020/21 Summer School Holiday Guide

The Hills Sydney: 2020/21 Summer School Holiday Guide

School holidays are creeping up and these are the long ones! If you need a hand with care over the break, a school holiday workshop or camp is a lifesaver ... and super fun too! There's something for everyone. Book soon so you don't miss out - spots may be limited.
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The value of play-based learning in Early Education

The value of play-based learning in Early Education

Many parents have preconceived ideas, thoughts and beliefs around how children learn best based on their personal childhood experiences. However, educational teaching and learning practices have evolved over the past 10-15 years and a more child-centric play-based learning approach is being adopted by many. But what is play-based learning and what does it look like in practice?
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Sydney swimming spots

Sydney swimming spots

Sydney is full of beautiful spots to swim and they're not all surf beaches by the coast. Here's a list of some of our favourites, perfect for a day trip when the weather's warm!
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School holidays: Mindfulness Drawing with Jordan Morpeth

School holidays: Mindfulness Drawing with Jordan Morpeth

Join the professional illustrator for a school holiday workshop at The Ponds where you'll learn some character design basics, create a character collectively, receive some one-on-one feedback and incorporate some stress-relieving mindfulness practices through drawing. Ages 7 - 14 and parents welcome too!
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Christmas gift inspo now in store at Gro Urban Oasis!

Christmas gift inspo now in store at Gro Urban Oasis!

From a teacher to a coach to your co-worker or friend, there's something instore that will be just perfect for that end of year treat, Christmas present or kris kringle gift. And there's also 25% off storewide from 27 - 30 November, making it the perfect time to get organised!
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Ensure you’re Summer ready with M&M Air Conditioning!

Ensure you’re Summer ready with M&M Air Conditioning!

Warm days are just around the corner! Book a service of your air conditioning to ensure it's in perfect form so you'll be cool and comfortable on those hot Summer days! Local family-owned business M&M Air Conditioning is offering a general service on split & ducted systems from now until the end of summer for $120 + GST!
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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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