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12 Family Made Christmas Wreath Ideas

Homemade Christmas Wreath Ideas_Make a wreath as a family for a fabulous keepsake and tradition

We started the tradition of making a homemade Christmas wreath as a family three Christmases ago now - goodness, time flies! While we're working on this year's front door masterpiece I thought you might like some inspiration for creating your very own Christmas keepsake  and family tradition. 12 … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas: Giving a Gift of Creativity

Time to Create: Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Some of the most thoughtful gifts I have ever received from friends have been materials for activities I can do together with my girls. I love the idea of giving the gift of shared experiences...almost as much as I love giving children (and parents) the gift of creativity! A basket or box of fun art … [Read more...]

Create a Little Christmas Magic Just For Kids!

Elf on the Shelf Alternative Ideas for Christmas fun

In this guest post, my lovely friend Marieka shares her family's alternative to the Elf on the Shelf tradition and I love that you can adapt this idea to suit almost any set of toys that your children love. We love Christmas in our house. Christmas carols can be heard playing in our house all … [Read more...]

Christmas Sensory Play Series: Christmas Charades Printable

Enjoy family time together this Christmas with a game of Christmas charades! These printable game cards make it easy to play.

Dad 101 often talks fondly about playing Charades with his extended family at Christmastime. It's a tradition he has been looking forward to sharing with our girls and I have a feeling this year will be the year! So I have created a set of printable Christmas Charades Cards for us to use, and I am … [Read more...]

24 Random Acts of Kindness for Kids: An Advent Idea

Random Actos of Kindness Ideas for Children

In today's post Sara of Happiness is Here shares a printable list of 24 random acts of kindness ideas perfect as an advent activity list for your family, or simply for everyday use. I don't know about you but I LOVE the festive season. I start getting excited in September (I know, I know, I'm … [Read more...]

Planning an Outdoor Play Date With Your Child

Outdoor Play Date Ideas

In this post regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature shares ideas for enjoying an outdoor play date with your kids. My kids are always up for a good play date. Granted, most of these dates involve other kids. But some are reserved just for mom, dad or even grandma. And more often … [Read more...]

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...]