Meet Peter Carnavas: Primary Teacher Turned Author and Illustrator

There’s a certain magic that is created by a children’s picture book. When you open it, it draws you in; the story and the illustrations have the ability to create so many emotions and can take...

Free Easter Holiday Activities To Keep The Kids Happy and Mum Even Happier

Many parents have a love-hate relationship with school holidays on the Sunshine Coast. We love the holiday aspect, but we hate having to think of enough ideas to keep the kids entertained that don't cost a fortune! The good news is that Sunshine Coast Libraries are, yet again, saving the sanity of many with free holiday activities. Read more to find out!

YOU: Stressed mum? This place is where you're guaranteed to chill out!

No, I’m not going to rattle off the names of some lavish resorts or day spas or tell you to go and get a massage because you’re a stressed mum; often that’s just not realistic. But what I am...

EDUCATION: Tips To Help Your Student Research & Filter Information

As parents, the way we researched an assignment for high school has substantially changed to what it is today. We'd sift through piles of books at the library and use all of our loose change for...

Teaching Kids to Code: 6 Programs Where You Don’t Have to Be A Tech Expert

When you hear the word ‘coding’ it’s easy to throw it into the too hard basket. Unless you’ve got a programming experience, you wouldn’t know how to code, right? You’d be surprised...

Fine motor skills: 5 activity ideas for improved pencil grip

It’s more common than ever; children lack the strength in their hands to hold a pencil correctly. Avoid frustration, anxiety and self-esteem issues and help build your child's fine motor skills with these activity ideas.

Avoid Contracting the ‘Summer Slide’ Bug with the Summer Reading Club

Don’t let your kids succumb to the ‘Summer Slide’ bug these holidays. It’s an awful germ that can set your kids back months when they return to school.  Cause The Summer Slide bug is...

Time to Get a Bit Crazy at The Funatorium: Mad Hatters Tea Party on at QPAC

The Playhouse, QPAC descends on the madness of the Mad Hatter with The Funatorium: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party showing in January 2018.

11 Tips for Choosing a Brisbane Newborn Photographer

You should never have to regret your newborn photos. Here's how to find the best Brisbane newborn photographer and get photos you'll savour for a lifetime.

15 Frozen Strawberry Recipes That'll Have you Stocking up on End of Season Strawbs

The strawberry season is coming to an end so stock up now and enjoy these frozen strawberry recipes!

10 Reasons Why This Maleny Farm Stay is the Best Place for Family Bonding

If your family needs some good timeout and bonding, this farm stay in Maleny is the perfect place.

Are your reading habits affecting your kids?

Busyness means less time to do the things we want to, but what message is it sending our kids about things like reading?

THINGS DO TO: 11 South East Queensland museums and art galleries you must visit

South East Queensland is a treasure trove of museums and art galleries, with literally thousands of exhibits for families to enjoy and learn about the rich history, science and culture of the region we live in.

FINANCE: 9 simple ways to have a family holiday on a budget

Want to get away but don't want to break the budget? Here's how.