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Melbourne East Mums and Bubs Group

Melbourne East Mums and Bubs Group

  Melbourne North East Mums and Bubs Group When: Monthly. Usually the middle week on a Thursday Morning. 10.30am-12pm. Areas include Doncaster, Templestowe, Montmorency, Greensborough, Eltham, Donvale. We each bring a plate for morning tea and we meet up at someones house or a park if its a nice day. It’s a great way to meet […]

Beecroft Mums & Bubs Group

Beecroft Mums & Bubs Group

  Come along to the Mums and Bubs in Beecroft! Where: Clare’s parents home, Beecroft (near the hills district, Hornsby and North Shore areas). When: Every second Tuesday at 10.30am. Open to everyone! We meet up for coffee/tea/cake. It’s a big property, heaps of things for toddlers/kids to do and it’s central. Come, bring a friend, […]

Albury Mums & Bubs Groups

Albury Mums & Bubs Groups

St Patrick’s Parish Albury, Mums & Bubs Group When: Every 4th Friday of the month at 10am for a cuppa, chat and play.  Come along, bring the kids and invite a friend! Hope to see you there! Interested mums can request to join our Facebook group: “St Patrick’s Parish Mums Group” or contact Carmen via […]

An Inspirational song by Twila Paris – “Your Whole Life Long”

A prayer for children to follow the Lord throughout their whole life. “I pray the Lord will hold you close and keep you through the night, That you will wake up smiling in the early morning light, That He will always comfort you and make you brave and strong, I pray that you will follow […]

Saint Of The Week - Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint Of The Week – Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Feast: Monday 25th 2013 Saint Catherine of Alexandria. Saint Catherine is an extraordinary Saint.  She is one of the fourteen Holy Helpers; her voice was one of the voices heard by St Joan of Arc. Catherine was blessed with a vision of the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus at a young age, which was when […]

Masculinity and 'Twilight'?

Masculinity and ‘Twilight’?

The feminine mistake: the criminalisation of masculinity To open the door or not to open the door – for a lot of men that really is the question. Personally I love it when men open the door for me and that’s not just because I have small children and I’m usually struggling to push an […]

A Different Advent Calendar

A Different Advent Calendar

Three years ago I wanted to prepare my children, the eldest then 3 and a half, spiritually for Christmas and to offset the secular messages that bombarded them from well, September onwards. Eventually I decided to take a different approach to the Advent calendars that offered a chocolate or a lolly for each day of […]

Bible Craft - Jonah And The Whale

Bible Craft – Jonah And The Whale

This is a quick and simple Bible craft activity using bits and pieces from around the house. The best thing is that Jonah actually fits inside the whale! What you’ll need: a rectangular tea bag box, grey and pink paint, grey card or paper, a toilet roll and scraps of patterned or coloured paper, pipe […]

The Question Of Santa

The Question Of Santa

Our eldest child is five and a half and he has never received a present from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, neither have our subsequent children. Early on in our marriage my husband and I each voiced our disapproval of the commercialisation and secularisation of Christmas and Santa Claus particularly. We wanted to keep our […]

Saint Of The Week - Saint Cecilia

Saint Of The Week – Saint Cecilia

Feast Day: 22nd November Saint Cecilia is a well known Saint in our world. She is the patroness of music, musicians, makers of stringed instruments and poets. Her life was significant in the small daily chores of life, which is something we can all relate to. Cecilia was betrothed to a man named Valerius. Whilst maintaining […]