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As noted in a previous post, when I asked the question: If there was one thing about your family life at the moment you could change what would it be? There were lots of differing responses to this question in the survey, but there definitely was a reoccurring theme. 434 readers wrote an answer to […]

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. As a primary school kid growing up in the country, I spent the majority of my time outside when I was at home. We lived in a court and were surrounded by other kids, so as well as my three sisters, I had plenty of kids to play with. […]

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. We are a fairly active family, our kids all play and enjoy team sports all year round. They have training sessions to attend on top of game day and both myself and their dad exercise regularly. The kids also like to play on technology and read and listen to […]

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We have a few simple balloon games that the kids love to play. They are great games to have up your sleeve if the weather is not conducive to outside play. Balloon Tennis We use the humble fly swat (you can buy them cheaply from $2 stores), balloon and string across the room to set […]

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. It is now getting towards the last couple of weeks of school holidays here in Victoria. I am often asked “how do you cope with school holidays?”. I know many mums who don’t love school school holidays and I think they think with 5 kids, school holidays must be […]

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All of our kids have loved playing with cars. Over the years we have built up quite a collection of cars and associated Hot Wheels sets with ramps and tracks. But I find some of the greatest moments of fun and creativity come when the kids use materials from around the house and use their […]

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