Freshwater Beach, Sydney – Sydney’s Best Beaches For Kids (Updated)


G'day and welcome to one of my family's very favourite local beaches here in Sydney. We have twin friends who live near to Freshie and there's nothing better than a multi twin trip down here to swim … [Read more...]

Redleaf Pool, Now Known As Murray Rose Pool, Double Bay


Redleaf Pool, you are so gorgeous. If we lived within walking distance of Murray Rose Pool (as Redleaf Pool has been renamed), we'd come here ALL the time. But since we have to drive over, it's … [Read more...]

Sydney Photo Friday – Dee Why Beach Rock Pools

Dee Why Kids Pool

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Clifton Gardens Beach and Baths, Mosman – Sydney’s Best Beaches for Kids

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Well, it's not great weather for a beach post this week but here's one anyway. Because of course, Clifton Gardens has the lovely playground,plus a kiosk, so it's a terrific destination at any time … [Read more...]

Avalon Beach – Sydney’s Best Beaches for Kids

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Ah, another lovely day on Sydney's Northern Beaches! Avalon is always a bit of an escapist fantasty for me. It has such a lovely little shopping village, full of cute shops and groovy cafes. … [Read more...]

Collaroy Beach – For Kids and Their Families

Collaroy Beach, Flags

Collaroy is a splendid spot for families, one of the really great places on the Northern Beaches. It's the combo of family-friendliness that makes it special; the winning trifecta of beach, … [Read more...]

Hidden Gems- My Top Five Secret Beaches of Sydney


When I was a wee girl growing up in Bonnie Scotland, beaches were all about seaweed and stones. There are sandy beaches in Scotland, but we spent most of our time at the more typically Scottish … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Beaches for Kids – Whale Beach

Just south of the millionaires’ playground of Palm Beach, around the lofty cliffs is Whale Beach. It’s a much smaller beach, nestled between two striking cliff faces and it has the most spectacular … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Beaches for Kids- Shelly Beach, Cronulla

Just around the corner and along the walking track from the main beach at Cronulla, this is a sweet little sandy beach with an ocean pool. It is much quieter and more intimate that its huge surf beach … [Read more...]

Sydney School Holidays Day 28/47- Long Reef Beach

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This is such a cool idea, a weatherproof book showing lots of sea creatures. It's at Long Reef beach, see map below.  Long Reef Aquatic Reserve is here, one of only 12 aquatic reserves around … [Read more...]

Our Family’s First Trip To Jervis Bay – Family Holiday Nostalgia!


I've come over all nostalgic and it's not like me. These photos from eight  years ago and have made me all warm and gooey. 2003 was a huge year for us. EldestBoy had done his first year at … [Read more...]

Family Fun at Jervis Bay – Moona Moona Creek, Huskisson


Families with young children listen up! Quick, grab your buckets and spades and dash to the car. Drive immediately to Moona Moona Creek.  You won't regret it! For at Moona Moona Creek, you will … [Read more...]

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