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Meet Our New Gold Coast Franchisee – Chantelle McNeill

Making Rainbows Gold Coast
Irish-born but Gold Coast based mum, Chantelle McNeill, has exchanged a corporate career to become the business owner of Making Rainbows on the Gold Coast. We recently sat down with Chantelle to hear all about her enviable coastal lifestyle, the realities of juggling motherhood with a business and why she’s never been happier. What attracted you to invest in a Making Rainbows franchise? After having my daughter Adaline, I wanted to work for myself so I would have flexibility from the standard nine till five job (or six am until seven pm in my case, as I predominately held senior management roles in the property industry). …Read more  »



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Take the Fun Outside: Beautiful Book Giveaway

This month, we have a beautiful book giveaway from Lonely Planet Kids. The book Wild Things encourages kids to get outdoors and celebrates the little things. There are over 100 magical adventure ideas in the book that are simple, fun and achievable. It's about celebrating the outdoors and creating a special childhood for your child. Activities include: Tracking dragons Creating fairy fashions Brewing magic potions Building snow unicorns Capturing moon magic Creating secret messages Looking after the natural world Making wild mini worlds About Wild Things Have you ever wanted to find fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn, ride …Read more  »



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Find Your Mama Tribe

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Making Rainbows is passionate about supporting parents. It's true, our classes are designed to support children's development -- but we also seek to create an environment where parents can bond with their children and connect with other parents. In an interview for Kiddipedia, Making Rainbows founder Bernadette explained: “I’ve seen a lot of friendships being formed before, during and after our classes. We even have a group that started with tiny babies and they have stuck together in the same class for years. Now their children are turning three and they go to each other’s birthday parties and catch up …Read more  »



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Giveaway: Name Label Pack

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Label everything! As soon as you start going on outings with your little one, it becomes important to label all the bits and pieces follow your child around, like bottles and dummies, sippy cups and bibs.  Bright Star Kids makes it easy and stylish with their extensive variety of high quality name labels. We are excited to give away a Designer Daycare Name Label Value Kit that includes 114 labels for a variety of uses, including shoes, sippy cups, dummies, containers, clothing and more. About the Designer Daycare Name Label Value Kit We love this kit because it includes everything you …Read more  »



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Making Rainbows Staff Gathering

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To celebrate the end of a wonderful year, the team behind Making Rainbows gathered together for a backyard meal and karaoke. It's not a traditional workplace, that's for sure! The staff don't work in an office together, but have developed a strong bond over a shared passion for child development, music and community.  Left to Right: Miss Tish & Miss Jo | Miss Crystal & Miss Bree | Miss Jacqueline & Miss Bernie | Miss Jacqueline & Miss Davina | Miss Kelly & Miss Bernie | Miss Hayley & Miss Jess   We often get feedback about what parents and …Read more  »



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