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.
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 WINTER Program
10 June - Teddy Bear Picnic at Nesbitt Park
Stay tuned for more upcoming events!
For more information please join our Facebook group "Mums & Cubs" or see Theane.
So far this year Mums and Cubs has blessed 2 families in need with 17 meals. We are so very grateful to all our volunteers who dig deep to help our amazing community, what an ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC start to 2020!!!
Money raised through Mums and Cubs fundraisers has also been donated to local charities. $100 donated to the Rural Fire Service and $100 donated to Sanctuary Northern Rivers Refugee Resettlement Organisation. Thank you to everyone who has supported our fundraisers, you have made this a reality for our community!
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!