GasWorks Kids Holiday Program

Scott Hone has toured from Melbourne to Montreal, Penrith to Palm Island, and New York to Nambour; galivanting across the globe as part of the Circus Oz touring ensemble. Now Scott is freewheeling around Australia, and into the School Holidays at Gasworks Arts Park with his unique children’s show, Scott’s BMX Trick Bike Show on Wednesday 11 […]

Mountainside Wines Getaway

Hey Dads, if you’re like me, I look for interesting and enjoyable things to do on a weekend. Sometimes with a friend, sometimes with the kids or sometimes with both. Well, I have found the perfect spot for all of that.   Mountainside Wines 197 Mount Cole Road Warrak Vic 3377 03 5354 3279 […]

AFL Season 2016

Regardless of who you barrack for there would generally always be a game in any of the capital city stadiums between 24th March to 28th August. Why not pack some food and drinks and take you daughter or son and enjoy a game of footy, remember you don’t have to stay for the whole game? […]

Clip N Climb Melbourne

Nothing better than finding a good idea just became great! Well that is exactly what has happened to Indoor Rock Climbing. Move over because Clip N Climb has arrived and its  great fun 🙂 I went along with my daughter on a Saturday morning and we were happily surprised to find an indoor venue that […]

Move over Ricciardo Dads are in the F1 Simulator

Daniel Ricciardo has been sidelined whilst Dads & Grandads take to the seats in the new F1 simulators at Motionators facility in Docklands Melbourne. Last week we took the ride of our lives with full motion switched to ON. The F1’s can be programmed to any race track in the world, so if you wanted […]

STRIKE at anytime

Whether its school holidays or you’re just looking for something to do with the kids, don’t look past Strike Bowling. Recently I visited Strike with my daughter and a couple of her friends. We played a game of bowls, had lunch and then played Laser skirmish… they had so much fun 🙂 and the girls […]

Watching The Footy: What to do when the boys come around

The boys are coming over. What results is a football frenzy that may, or may not involve drinking, eating and possibly a little bit of raucous behaviour. When your team loses it could spoil the day but if you follow these tips, regardless of the results, you’ll always be a winner.   Food You want […]

How to entertain the kids (cheaply) during the winter school holidays

top twelve tips from the nannies School holidays often provide an excellent opportunity for dads to spend quality time with their children… nevertheless everyone can also go a little stir-crazy! With their years of experience in entertaining children all day, the nannies (in-home childcarers) at Government-approved agency Placement Solutions have put together their top twelve […]

Simple DIY tasks to keep your bike on the road

Let’s be real; maintenance is such an ugly word. Whether it be the lawnmower, gutters, chainsaw or pool, each weekend is consumed by something that needs to be maintained. While there are no shortcuts if you want things to be in perfect working order, there are simpler ways of making sure you don’t spend your […]

The best activities to do in the Australian summer

Australia has some of the hottest and most extreme summers in the world, and whether you’re a local or a passing tourist, getting out amongst it all during a hot day can be the furthest thing on your mind. However, there are plenty of things you can do outside that take full advantage of a […]

Making the most of school holidays

September School Holidays are a great time to get away, particularly the second week as everywhere is a little quieter. I first checked with my daughters mum that she didn’t have any existing plans.  It is never a problem unless there is something already locked into her calendar. Whenever I plan a trip away I […]

Tips for Helping Your Kids Decorate Their Room

When it’s time to redecorate a kid’s room the most important thing to keep in mind is their tastes. Let your kids lead too demonstrate that their ideas have value, make the experience more fun, teach decorating skills and increase their appreciation of the final product. That doesn’t mean you can’t guide them, don’t over […]