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Mums & Cubs

Mums & Cubs is a vibrant, colourful and fun group for mums, cubs, dads, dudes, gramps and scamps.

If you are kid wrangling then we would love to connect with you! We meet WEDNESDAYS fortnightly 10am-12pm at various fun locations around Lismore.

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Our vision to reach-out into the community and connect with parents and carers to create a supportive and genuine community which fosters strong relationships. Let's face it kid wrangling is hard work but we are here to journey with you!

Mums & Cubs Autumn 2021 Program

17 March - Koala Hospital @ SCU

31 March - Guest Speaker @ CentreChurch Lounge

14 April - The Farm Byron Bay

28 April - Teddy Bear Picnic @ Wade Park

12 May - Summerland Farm

26 May - Guest Speaker @ CentreChurch Lounge

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For information about our program, please join our Facebook group "Mums & Cubs" or see Theane.

Meet The Team

Theane Ratcliff (Mums & Cubs team leader)
Theane is a paediatric nurse, university lecturer, wife to a handsome English chap, Ian, and mummy to two magnificent humans - Trinity (5 years) & Ollie (2 years). Her favourite things include Jane Austen movies, going to the theatre, refugee advocacy, all things African, hosting over the top dinner parties, & running Mums & Cubs!

Liz Day (Blessing coordinator)
Hi Everyone! I am Liz and I have been helping Theane with Mums and Cubs for nearly a year now! I absolutely love that we are creating an amazing community that is safe, fun and exciting for all our Mums and their Cubs! I am the mum of 2 gorgeous boys Horatio (9) and Winston (4), a wife, and a uni student. I am in my final year of a counselling degree and have lived in the Lismore area for about 4 years. I love to cook interesting and challenging food, I also sew which keeps my creative side happy! Travel inspires me and I love to adventure with my boys at every chance I get. Can't wait to meet you and your cubs xx

Jess O’Brien (Blessing coordinator)
Jess is a qualified Early childhood Teacher, but her career is taking a break while life is on the best journey of all... motherhood! Jess is a devoted mum of 3 gorgeous boys; James (8yo), Max (5yo) and Henry (3yo). She has been married to her amazing husband Andrew for 12 years and they all call Lismore home. Jess is all about the creative things in life.... you will often find her involved in some sort of renovation, gardening, sewing, cooking and crafting.

Melanie Waring (New person coordinator)
Melanie is a wife, a mum of 4 babes, Jett (9), Ayla (7), Evie (5) and Luka (9mths). She is a stay at home mum and also runs a home-based health and wellness business. She enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies, personal development and of course hanging out at mums and cubs events.

Sky Carden (Administration coordinator)
Sky is a wife, mother of 4 & Primary School Teacher. Charlotte (9) & Harlow (7) are at school whilst Harper (18 months) & Ollie (5 months) are home enjoying mum to themselves whilst she’s on Maternity Leave. Sky loves photography, crafting & runs a little side-hustle as a blogger/social media influencer.

Skye Wyatt (Early childhood education coordinator)
I am a mother of two gorgeous girls (Evelyn who is 12 & Olivia who is 9), who are my world! I am a university student completing a Bachelor f Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary). I work in a book shop part time and absolutely rock at playing cards especially 500!