Our weekends are usually filled with sport, cleaning and washing, so much so that my children are more likely to tell me that they have been bored silly over the weekend, rather than their recent proclamation that they have just experienced, “the best weekend ever”.
Pete Evans is one of the new breed of modern chefs who share their love for food across a wide range of forums. As a restaurateur (Hugo's Manly is just one of his restaurants); TV host (My Kitchen Rules) and cookbook author (Fish, My Table, My Grill) Pete has become a ubiquitous part of the Australian foodie lansdscape. In the lead-up to Christmas and with the release of his latest book, My Party, Pete answered a few questions from Sunny Days which can help you make the most of that oh-so-seasonal fruit - the mango.
Newcastle mum, Sarah Liebetrau, is the writer of the In Focus column in Sunny Days Magazine. Each month Sarah looks at a parenting theory and brings her own personal experiences as a mum of two to bear on her discoveries. Now we bring you Sarah's column online, starting with her debut - Security Concerns - from August 2010.
Toys and kids: they’re words that just seem to go together. And visiting a toy shop or the toy aisle of the local department store with our kids is one of the fun parts of being a parent. But once inside that toy store the battle begins. Which toy? How many? How often? This month Chris Howe and Jayne Kearney look at why toys sometimes turn bad and what they wish they’d done differently.