9 Great Reasons Holiday Parks Win for Family Getaways
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If you're in need of a quality getaway with the kids to escape and switch off from the everyday, why not consider renting a cabin at a holiday park. They've come a long way over the years and the kids love them too! Plus, family motoring experts Mitsubishi and Top Parks have teamed up to give away a brand new Pajero...
ANCAP Safety Ratings Explained. How One Extra Star Could Save a Life
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When you’re in the market for a new car it’s an exciting and confusing time! We all want the maximum bells and whistles we can get for our budget but how do we really understand the safety of a vehicle? Good news mums, that’s what ANCAP is all about! The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) is Australia’s leading independent...
HOT NEWS: This New Mitsubishi Ground Tourer Could Change the Game in Family Motoring
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If you’re planning a new car in the next few years Mum Central has the inside scoop. There’s a new plug-in hybrid in development that could change everything when it comes to defining your ideal family car. Introducing the Mitsubishi Ground Tourer. Last month Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi showcased it’s latest concept car, the Mitsubishi Ground Tourer plug-in hybrid, describing the vehicle as...
This Nifty $10 Gadget Takes Children’s Car Seat Safety to a Whole New Level
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A South Australian inventor has designed the Lockie seat belt retainer, an incredible device aimed to increase the safety of your child’s car seat by preventing the seatbelt from loosening over time. Read on below and ENTER TO WIN 1 of 10 Lockie Seat Belt Retainers! The man behind the clever gadget's invention, Pete Miller, had personally installed over 5,000 car seats as...
You Won’t Believe It When We Tell You This BMW Actually Turns Into a Transformer Car. True.
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Your car-happy kiddo is all about Optimus Prime. You have all (and we mean, all) of the toys and have the movies (and TV shows) on a constant loop. You’ve seen cars, trucks and even planes ‘transform’. But, have you ever seen this happen in real life? Okay, so you’re saying, “No way! That could never happen!” Transformers are totally...
Super Funny Parody Mocks the Mum-Minivan Connection
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It’s a rite of passage when it comes to motherhood. That’s right – we’re talking about the minivan! The Texting Yoga Pants (you might remember these funny mums from last summer’s hilariously viral video “I Want to Go to Chik-fil-A”) are making us all laugh again. The quartet of mums have created a new video to the tune of Montell Jordan’s...
15 Car Trip Activities to Make Your Next Road Trip an Adventure, Not a Nightmare!
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Holiday time is here! You’ve packed the bags, set the GPS and loaded the kids into the car. Now what? Hours of agonising, “Mummmmmmyyyy, are we there yet?” whines, kids kicking the back of your seat and sibling spats? Possibly. Or, you could try some of these genius ideas to keep the kids busy, calm and complaint-free during your family...
Join Us As We Discover the Perfect Family Adventure on Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island. Just the thought brings up images of idyllic coastlines, abundant wildlife and of course the iconic KI SeaLink ferry.  But to be honest, we've never taken the kids and think it's long overdue! Sure I'd been before, many years ago BK (before kids) and that was hardly sightseeing - we came, we camped and we left.  And with so many friends...
What the New Pajero Sport Taught Me About Our Adventures ‘Off the Beaten Track’
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I've always loved the great outdoors and that feeling of getting away with the family to explore this big backyard of ours.  I've camped in a swag under the stars, been four-wheel driving with friends on Fraser Island and driven cars of all shapes and sizes.  I love a good adventure BUT to be honest I've never been behind the wheel of a 4WD Off-Road!...
Behind The Scenes With the Kids and the Brand New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
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There are a couple of things that we have a lot of at Mum Central. One is – boys. The other is – fun. And when we put the two together… well I’m sure you can imagine what the outcome is! Our latest campaign is centred around the spunky new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, that we’ve named Pete, 'cause you know...