School holidays

Winter holidays at Rouse Hill House & Farm

There’s so much on offer at Sydney Living Museums these winter school holidays! There's Rouse Hill House and Farm in Lego, family friendly tours, bush tucker & earn your tucker workshops and more. Read more

Train adventures: Sydney Metro Northwest

With the arrival of the Sydney Metro Northwest line, Hills families are now able to explore by train! If you're keen to test out the new trains, here are some ideas for adventures right by the stations serviced by the new line that little ones will enjoy. Read more

Hawkesbury Fest: Sunday 21 July

To celebrate Local Government Week - Hawkesbury City Council will be once again be hosting 'Hawkesbury Fest' down at Governor Phillip Park in Windsor on Sunday 21 July from 10am - 3pm. Read more


HDM visits Panetta Mercato in Baulkham Hills

We love a large fresh food and produce store that stocks EVERYTHING your heart (and stomach) desires! That's what Panetta Mercato in Baulkham Hills offers. And you can even enjoy a coffee and slice of Papa's cheesecake in store mid shop! We checked it out recently. Read more

Don’t miss

Let your child flourish at Greenwood Dural!

Beautiful Greenwood Dural opened in January 2019 and is equipped with the latest educational resources, boasts an on-site cook creating fresh, healthy meals daily, a secure pin-code entry system, and large contemporary learning & play environments. Read more

HDM Party Guide | Autumn/Winter 2019

Here's our Party Guide for the upcoming party season! There's something for every child, with a huge range of local businesses offering fun venues, entertainment and supplies to help you organise the party of the year! Read more

Box Hill | The Gables | New playgrounds

With 3 new playgrounds opened within the last year and families moving in, The Gables in Box Hill is starting to come to life! The playgrounds are fresh, clean, new and a little different! Here are the details of each playground. Read more


The Burrow, Cherrybrook

The Burrow is a welcoming family run cafe in Cherrybrook that's serving up some delicious dishes! We visited recently. Read more

What is family mediation?

Separating from a spouse or partner can be extremely difficult and it's common to disagree on important aspects such as care of children and division of property and other assets. This is where mediation can be beneficial. But what does it involve and where do you start? Read more