Entries open for the Year of the Snake drawing call-out

Budding illustrators aged 5 to 12 years old can have their best creations showcased during Sydney Lunar Festival 2025 We’re looking for vibrant, colourful drawings that: celebrate the Lunar New Year are highly imaginative portray performance, anything from dancing to juggling or singing include a red envelope or lantern are happy, friendly, smiling, laughing or cheeky look strong and bold You can send us up to 3 different drawings to consider. Find out more and apply online by midnight on 16 June. How to submit your drawings Complete the entry form and attach a photo of each drawing. A smartphone…

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How to Navigate Divorce as Parents: A Guide to Protecting Your Children

Divorce is a tumultuous time for everyone involved, but when children are in the mix, it becomes crucial to approach the process with as much care and understanding as possible. Embarking on the path of separation or divorce can be emotionally charged, fraught with challenges, and filled with uncertainty about the future.  However, amidst the turmoil, parents hold the profound responsibility of shielding their children from the conflict and ensuring that their well-being remains a top priority. This guide aims to provide parents with practical advice and strategies to navigate the complexities of divorce, focusing on minimising the impact on…

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Health & Wellbeing

How Parents Avoid Asthma Attacks In Children

As a parent, having an asthmatic child can be worrisome. Not only is it a serious health condition, but it can also be expensive. Looking at your child going through an asthma attack can be disheartening. That’s why it’s up to you to help your child avoid experiencing asthma attacks. Below, we have listed the tips you can follow to initiate the strategy on how your child can avoid asthma attacks as much as possible. Visit Your Child’s Physician Regularly The first thing you must do to help your child avoid asthma attacks as much as possible is schedule a…

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6 Sydney WorldPride ideas for kids and teens

Don’t miss drag queen storytimes, family-friendly circuses, movie days and more. Watch Pride Amplified storytimes from home In a Sydney WorldPride special, these fun storytelling sessions celebrate love, individuality and LGBTIQA+ communities. You can watch them below, or find them on our YouTube. My Shadow is Purple, written and illustrated by Scott Stuart, and published by Larrikin House. This story is presented by Charisma Belle and Auslan interpreted by Danni from Deaf Connect. Keeping Up With the Dachshunds by Carla Fitzgerald, illustrated by Rebel Challenger and published by Larrikin House. This story is presented by Rex Zhang and Auslan interpreted…

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Inspiration, Kids

Fambo Queer Arts for Kids and Families

This event is resented by Waverley Council as part of Pride Amplified. Join with LGBTQIA+ artists and creatives for a fun day of art activities for ALL KINDS of kids and families. Visit the Rainbow Wall installation and add your own colourful self-portrait of your present, future or dream self.  Make your own unique Pride flag or pronoun badge, or get lost in a book in our queer story reading corner! In addition to Fambo’s great offerings, you can have a rainbow painted on your face and come together with other kids and families to celebrate the festivities of WorldPride!…

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