10 Fun things to do on New Year’s Eve as a family

December 27, 2013

Some of the sparkle of staying up on New Year’s Eve wore off for me between changing nappies and sleepless nights.   However, now my kids are older, staying up late on New Year’s Eve holds a Cinderella novelty for them.  As I watch their excitement, I’m reminded of how fun celebrating the dawn of a [...]

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A Reality: Living in Bali

April 16, 2012

This series of posts follows Fi and her family as they plan a 6 month family getaway to Uluwatu, Bali. If you want to know more or catch up on previous entries, visit the first post in the series here: Family Tropical Adventure in Bali. **** I haven’t had a guest post from Fi for a while [...]

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Family Dynamics: It’s like the Zipper

January 15, 2012

There’s change in the air. There is always change when it comes to family dynamics now that I think about it. It’s one of the challenges of parenting: just when you think you have it right, something changes. There are new stages, new behaviours to confront, adult issues like work and financial pressures, emotions, relationships [...]

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Feature Home: A Sea Change

July 7, 2011
sea change to tasmania

I was struck by an article in July 2011 issue of the Country Style Magazine. It was about a Mum, a Sea Change and Vintage Fabric. Okay, so that got my attention. I invited this Vintage-Sea-Change-Mum to share a little with me over here at Be A Fun Mum. Welcome Haidee, aka founder of Miss [...]

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The B Team

April 2, 2010

What about the A team I hear you ask? Well, if your surname is Armstrong, Agnew or Anderson, you would belong to the A Team.  But us Burstows, we’re the B Team. This is a concept our family has had a lot of fun with. It’s nice to belong, isn’t it? I’ve worked hard to [...]

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On Holidays

March 24, 2010

I’m on holidays! I’m on holidays! I’m on holidays! I won’t be posting for the next couple of weeks.  But, I’ll be back. Unless, I jump into the ocean and turn into a mermaid. My Four. Storms a Comin’

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