Are you visiting the Blue Mountains?



Starting a family in the Blue Mountains?


Welcome to Out of the Nest, a place where you can discover more about life and family in the Blue Mountains. Our passion is to help create strong families that create strong communities.


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Our local communities are filled with opportunity for connection, support, and, most importantly, coffee! Search your suburb here to see where your local family friendly destinations are and what they offer.


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Parenting is both a Joy and a struggle. In this space, we aim to validate and empower you on the journey we all share–a journey that is real, raw, and honest. Here, we also aim to support you and share insight that will (hopefully) bring some strength … and, of course, some smiles.


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Here you can find out a bit more about who we are, the vision behind why Out of the Nest exists, and how you can be involved.

Whats On?

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Getting out to explore the Blue Mountains with your family is time well spent. Here, you will find what’s on in and around the Mountains for you and your children to see and enjoy.

Forever Loved

Babies we lost stay in our hearts forever.

This is a page where we can honour the brief time we carried them, because they were here.

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From the Blog

The Emotional Upgrade of Motherhood

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The physiology of motherhood fascinates me. This is likely why I became a Midwife. There are so many things that happen in your body when you give birth that affect…


I am yelling at you, but I am really angry at me!

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I have been admitting this to myself a lot lately, and on occasion when it is right, admitting this to my children also. (more…)

Having a Baby in the Blue Mountains?

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So, you are having a Baby in the Blue Mountains! Congratulations!!! You have picked a wonderful place to raise a family. So many decisions to make after you see those…