Happy Healthy Families: Have you filled a Bucket Today?

Teaching little people to do the 'right thing' can be very challenging for parents and educators.  At our Cottesloe Mothers Group we were very lucky to have Oscar's amazing teacher Miss Owen (Trish Owen) visit our playgroup and explain the widely acclaimed bucket filling concept. Trish teaches 3 year old kindy and has used the [...]

Mum to the Rescue: Have you done your First Aid Course?

CPR, Choking, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Bleeding, Fractures, Sprains and Strains, Bites and Stings. Do you know what to do when your little one is hurt?  The North Cottesloe Surf Club is now offering a Mums & Bubs First Aid course as part of their Community Training program. The course is designed to equip parents and family [...]

Eat & Review: Gesha Coffee Co.

Eat & Review: Gesha Coffee Co.

Gesha Coffee Co. Café and Coffee Roastery 59A Queen Victoria St, Fremantle (08) 9335 6059 After my swim this morning I decided to wander over to Gesha around the corner from the Fremantle pool for a much needed coffee.  It always looks busy when we drive by and this morning it's buzzing too.  Luckily we [...]

Happy (Mother’s) Days; Cottesloe Best Area in Australia to be a Mum!

Happy (Mother’s) Days; Cottesloe Best Area in Australia to be a Mum!

ALREADY home to Perth’s most iconic beach, leafy streets and trendy cafes, Cottesloe has now been named the best place in Australia to be a mum. A study released for Mother’s Day by Save the Children Australia also named WA as the best state to be a mother. The charity’s first State of Australia’s Mothers [...]

Cottesloe Mum finishes 2nd in Rottnest Swim!

WOW, our very own Cottesloe Mothers Group mum Anna finished 2nd competing in the Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim this weekend! Her duo "Better Start Training" finished with the incredible time of 04:52:31.36 Anna broke her personal record and finished the 19.7km swim race in under five hours! A huge accomplishment for anyone, but especially [...]

Goodbye Flowers: Hello Succulent Bowl!

Goodbye Flowers: Hello Succulent Bowl!

Last week I had this beautiful bouquet of flowers on our dining table. Unfortunately (no surprise) it only lasted five days and now there is this big empty space screaming out for something green, beautiful, long lasting, and if possible low maintenance. I love pretty flowers and plants, but the cost and lifespan are often [...]

♥ Local: Sana Jewellery & Maxi Dresses

With the hot weather, the few extra kilos after the Christmas holiday, and in my case being pregnant, I need cool, flattering and comfortable clothes that look good and can be worn from dawn till dusk. Sana's maxi dresses are the only thing I wear these days and I just stocked up on two more [...]