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eastern suburbs mums

Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday Local Mum – Sinead Vidler

Hi, I’m Sinead….more commonly known as “Miss Sinead” – even my family knows if they really want my attention this is how to get it! I live in Paddington with my husband and 8 year old daughter, we have 2 older kids who are now adults & living their best lives in Bondi Beach. I am seriously living my childhood dream, owning a ballet studio and teaching ballet. If I could meet my 7 year old self, I could say “we did it!!!” and she’d be proud of us. Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east? I’m…

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Health & Wellbeing

How Household Mould Affects Your Family’s Health

Mould is a type of fungus that subsists on animal and plant matter. It plays a vital role in ecosystems via biodegradation by releasing materials like carbon back into the environment. You’ll find moulds in various places as long as there’s sufficient moisture in the environment and low amounts of sunlight.  Unfortunately, while moulds are vital to nature, they can prove hazardous, especially to a household. Read on to learn more about their potential health hazards to a household.  Health risks  Before anything else, it’s important to understand that the mould itself isn’t the culprit of the health risks you…

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Health & Wellbeing

Kin Fertility is shaking up Australia’s pregnancy world with its science-led and comprehensive fertility vitamin range.

From the company that brought you the #WeNeedMoreLeave campaign, Kin Fertility is empowering people with ovaries to take control of their entire pregnancy journey from conceiving to postpartum with professional consultation, products and support.  The team at Kin Fertility did the research and spoke to Australian women to understand what the real issues were surrounding nutrition during pregnancy, and this is what they found: Results showed none of the women involved (850 women) were correctly following the pregnancy nutrition guidelines, but 61% mistakenly thought they were (1).  Pregnancy-specific multivitamin use was reported by ONLY 47% of women in the first…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds

Pop-up pedal parks are back

From the beginning of June until the end of  August, the pedal parks will once again be available for use by residents and families as spaces to develop riding skills and encourage outside play. Join us for the opening of the pedal parks in South Maroubra and enjoy some free coffee and ice-cream. Chifley, Clovelly and now South Maroubra car parks are being closed to cars and turned into ‘Pop-up Pedal Parks’ for winter 2022. From the beginning of June until the end of  August, the pedal parks will once again be available for use by residents and families as spaces to…

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Food, Inspiration

Online Farmers Market Brings Fresh Convenience to Bondi

We’re all committed to nurturing our families with love and, of course, along with that comes a desire to feed them with farm-fresh nutritious, delicious fruit, vegetables and proteins (but in today’s fast-moving world, ‘farm-fresh’ is hard to come by).  To source the freshest foods for her family, Sydney local Kathy Widjaja joined a local food co-op in 2011. When the head of her co-op took a 12-month sabbatical, Kathy was appointed to the role. She quickly saw an opportunity to transform it into a business that would provide all the benefits of co-op buying to a much broader group…

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