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Santa Runs in the Hills

Santa Runs in the Hills

Santa runs in the Hills are a great tradition! Here's a list of those on in and around the Hills. There's never been a better time to show our appreciation for the firies and all they do.
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The Australian Ballet presents: Storytime Ballet

The Australian Ballet presents: Storytime Ballet

Experience the world’s most famous ballet live on stage in a brand-new production of The Nutcracker, created especially for children aged three and up, at the incredible new Sydney Coliseum Theatre on 11 & 12 January. It makes for a perfect first ballet experience & is an excellent Christmas present for tiny dancers!
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HO HO HO – GIVE A GIFT TO GRO!

HO HO HO – GIVE A GIFT TO GRO!

Go green this Christmas and give a living gift! At Gro Urban Oasis you'll find the perfect gift for everyone! At Rouse Hill Town Centre and opening at Castle Towers on 5 December!
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Christmas at Castle Towers

Christmas at Castle Towers

Check out what's on at Castle Towers this Christmas period! There's the all important photos with Santa, kids' workshops, roving entertainment, gift wrapping and more!
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Christmas has arrived at Rouse Hill Town Centre!

Christmas has arrived at Rouse Hill Town Centre!

Santa photos are now underway at Rouse Hill Town Centre, with a brand new Santa House in Market Square! This year, you'll need to pre-book your session to make sure Santa knows you're coming. And join in the festive spirit for the annual tree lighting ceremony on Thursday 28 Nov and breakfast with Santa on Sat 7 & 14 Dec.
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5 work-at-home jobs to consider

5 work-at-home jobs to consider

Now that you're a mum, you may have found that your priorities have shifted or your previous job isn't a good fit with your family. Have you ever wondered what roles you could do from home? Here are some suggestions.
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Co-parenting during special occasions

Co-parenting during special occasions

Co-parenting is often challenging at the best of times and special holidays like Christmas can sometimes make things that little more difficult. Here are some tips from a legal expert on ways to navigate these occasions and co-parent respectfully and successfully after you've separated.
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Check out Cherrybrook Woolworths’ latest refresh

Check out Cherrybrook Woolworths’ latest refresh

If you haven't visited Cherrybrook Woolworths lately, next time you pop by you'll notice it’s had a makeover - and these enhancements make the shopping experience for mums a more pleasant one and great in time for Christmas.
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Places to head on super hot days

Places to head on super hot days

It's tricky to entertain kids and keep cool on days when the temperature is extreme and it's even too hot for the beach or outdoors in general. Here are some ideas.
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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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Don’t miss

Tuff Nutterz returns to Castle Hill Showground!

Tuff Nutterz returns to Castle Hill Showground!

Tuff Nutterz is Australia’s largest inflatable obstacle course and it's returning to Castle Hill Showground on 19 - 22 December - a perfect early Christmas present! Be sure to book your tickets ASAP. And this time there's a dedicated toddler zone, Tuff Toddlerz for 2 - 6 year olds, as well as Bouncing Beats for teens 16 and under!
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Box Hill | The Gables | New playgrounds

Box Hill | The Gables | New playgrounds

With 3 new playgrounds opened within the last year and families moving in, The Gables in Box Hill is starting to come to life! The playgrounds are fresh, clean, new and a little different! Here are the details of each playground.
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HDM visits Panetta Mercato in Baulkham Hills

HDM visits Panetta Mercato in Baulkham Hills

We love a large fresh food and produce store that stocks EVERYTHING your heart (and stomach) desires! That's what Panetta Mercato in Baulkham Hills offers. And you can even enjoy a coffee and slice of Papa's cheesecake in store mid shop! We checked it out recently.
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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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