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Posts from the category: Family Time

14 Fun Ideas for Dating Your Family

14 ideas for dating your family

There are times when our little family starts to feel disconnected. Typically it's a result of one (or both) parents being busy and distracted with work - which throws the balance off, add in a little end of term tiredness, a series of disrupted nights, or family illness, and you can just feel the … [Read more...]

10 Fun Things to Do in Perth this School Holidays

10 Fun Perth July School Holiday Activities

With the July school holidays just one week away (July 5-20th, 2014), I have collected together 10 fun out-of-the-house activities to enjoy with the kids this holidays. I've aimed to cover a broad range of ages, locations and prices (but was a little disappointed to find quite a few of the … [Read more...]

50 Preschool Boredom Busters + Printable Play Planner

50 Preschool boredom busters activity ideas

I recently shared a post about the importance of being prepared with a list of easy-to-pull together activity ideas for those times when your children need a little redirection into purposeful activity. With many in the Northern hemisphere embarking on summer vacation and us on the cooler side of … [Read more...]

Our Family Memory Bank #4: Put Yourself In the Picture

Making Family Memories Ft

This month's Our Family Memory Bank prompt came about when we were recently redecorating AJ's toddler bedroom. I wanted to create a gallery wall of family photos for her to enjoy but I struggled to find any recent photos. We had a two terrible iPhone snaps of the four of us that were taken on our … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to Do in Perth This School Holidays

Top 10 Perth School Holiday Activities

Today I have teamed up with fellow Perth mama, Caprice Burrows of Out & About in Perth With Kids. For those of us living in Perth, Caprice's blog and Facebook page are both wonderful resources for finding fabulous, local, family friendly activities. Today Caprice has done the hard work for us - … [Read more...]

Our Family Memory Bank #3: Plan a Family Fun Night

4 Family Fun Night Ideas

Does your family enjoy a regular family fun night? My Our Family Memory Bank challenge to you for the month of April is to find time for a family fun night. Here are some ideas to get you started. Idea #1: Family Movie Night We enjoy a family movie night once a month and it is something … [Read more...]

10 Nature Inspired Family Movies

Family Movies

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. Friday night is family movie night in our house. It’s a tradition my filmmaker husband and I began long before having children – and one we hope to continue even after they’re grown. Of course, our family movie night has a … [Read more...]

Our Family Memory Bank #2: Visit Somewhere New

Things to do as a family: Visit somewhere new

During our recent summer holiday from school I decided that instead of sticking to all of our old, familiar (but still lots of fun) haunts for outings we would try to visit at least one new place per week. I can't tell you how glad I am about that decision. We visited playgrounds that had … [Read more...]