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Castle Towers’ Bundle of Fun!

Castle Towers’ Bundle of Fun!

From striking out at bowling to catching the latest flicks on the big screen, Castle Towers has the whole family covered with hours of fun! Its Bundle of Fun Pass puts you in the driver’s seat with access to all FOUR great entertainment attractions and more!
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Learn Mandarin these school holidays with Angsana Education!

Learn Mandarin these school holidays with Angsana Education!

Go on an adventure with Angsana Education! Jump into favourite stories and explore the world with beloved characters. For the older children, there will also be drama activities and games. The teachers at Angsana are excited to bring your adventure to life through imaginative play and activities! All while learning Mandarin!
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Day trip to Yarramundi

Day trip to Yarramundi

We're so lucky to have a gorgeous spot like Yarramundi not far from the Hills. It's a popular spot recommended by lots of Hills District Mums as a great spot for a family day out. And we totally agree!
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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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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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Choosing school shoes for your child

Choosing school shoes for your child

Buying school shoes is a complicated and sometimes stressful exercise. We're lucky we have a highly skilled Hills District Mum who can answer the common questions about purchasing that all important new pair of school shoes.
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Spots to eat outdoors in the Hills Sydney

Spots to eat outdoors in the Hills Sydney

Outdoor eating is always popular with our great weather and it's often easier with kids. And now, as we navigate through Covid and the new norm, being outdoors is even more enticing. Here are some venues that have outdoor eating areas in the Hills.
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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 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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Pay school fees on time every time with Edstart

Pay school fees on time every time with Edstart

Edstart is Australia’s leading education payment provider and is helping thousands of Australians manage their education costs. They offer flexible payment plans to spread large upfront fees into more manageable payments.
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Nukids Early Learning now taking enrolments

Nukids Early Learning now taking enrolments

Nukids Early Learning is a brand new centre in Norwest, in walking distance to the Metro. The centre provides families and children with a secure car park, Steam Education, transition to school program and a beautiful outdoor space which allows children to explore during all weather conditions. Book a tour in preparaton for 2021!
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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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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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