Family Fun

Taking Kids to Crowded Places

August 18, 2011
tips for taking kids to crowded places

  The husband and I took the kids to the EKKA (aka The Brisbane Show) for the first time last weekend.  One of the reasons why we haven’t ventured out to the show with our children before is, well…because taking four children to a heavily crowded event is a nightmare challenging. Now the kids are more independent, we decided to attend the annual show this year. [...]

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100 School Holiday Activity Ideas

June 25, 2011
school holiday ideas

School holiday are here! And I like it. Mind you, there is always an adjustment period at my place, when the children are settling into a new routine and getting used to being around each other more.  Three days it usually takes for us all to adjust. This school holidays, I’m looking forward to lazy [...]

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15 Adventurous Things To Do With Kids

June 17, 2011
adventurous things to do with kids

I’m a sucker for adventure. I love the thrill of visiting new places and the excitment of doing new things. Adventure doesn’t have to stop once you have a family. Quite the opposite in fact. Children tend to embrace adventure with open arms.  As a family, we find many ways to be adventurous and I’m sharing some [...]

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Family Fun: Taking a Walk Down Memory Lane

April 26, 2011

I felt a buzz as I looked around the familiar setting. Memories flooded back as I remembered myself as a carefree child running around in the cool mountain air making stick cubby houses and drinking hot Milo. Fast forward 20 years and here I was, not a child anymore, but a parent, bringing my my own children to Tamborine [...]

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Planning a Family Holiday plus Giveaway

November 29, 2010

Planning a Family Holiday by Laine Yates I have to admit: I’m a research nerd. So, planning a family holiday is right up my alley.  Often, friends ask me if I’ve researched a certain topic before they do anything because chances are, I’ve already explored it to the nth degree! I’ve have planned many trips [...]

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Entertaining Kids When Travelling plus Special Offer

November 15, 2010

Summer holidays are right around the corner so I’ve asked Laine, Mum of 2, experienced traveller and founder of Ickle Kids, to share her tips for travelling with kids. Laine’s didn’t stop travelling when she became a mother, instead she found ways to continue to travel with her family.  That’s what Ickle Kids is all about.  It was borne out the desire [...]

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