On Monday we sent all the letters photographed above (needed to use the coloured blocks to obscure the addresses) to towns all over Australia and the world! We participated in Pigeon Pair’s: [flickr id="3488741588" thumbnail="medium" align="center"] I submitted four of my five children’s name to participate in the swap. This meant that we needed to […]

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This post is part of a series of simple activities that can help increase your child’s independence. These activities are aimed at children aged two and above. Previous posts can be found below: Juicing oranges Cutting Food Grating Food Making Their Own Lunch We have been teaching our eldest son Thinker, who is 10 to […]

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Parties With Kids is your complete guide to planning your kids party. More info found here, or click to buy! Parties with kids includes: 38 paged ideas & planning e-book 20 paged recipes booklet 3 party plans to spread the work load 3 party menu plans with shopping lists and much more!   EDIT: This […]

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The activities listed below are for June 2009. You will find a current list of activities on my post 10 Children’s Activities For June 2010 In Melbourne. 1. The Light In Winter Festival The Light In Winter Festival is an annual event held at Federation Square and is a celebration of community life in Melbourne […]

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Quite frequently we will have a wrap based meal on the weekend. The reason for this is that they are quick to prepare and we set the meal up so the children can participate in preparation and can self serve. This really helps to make the meal a family event and an enjoyable experience. Tacos […]

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This is the first fiction book that I have read in over a year and it was great to get back into fiction with such a compelling novel. Thanks to my friend Deb who lent me this fantastic book! The publisher describes The Slap as follows: At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child […]

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