Family storytime tomorrow – try it!

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Are you up for the challenge? TOMORROW it’s family storytime. Allow each of the children to choose one story each and read aloud for ‘Family Storytime’ Older children might want to reminisce about their childhood favourites or choose out a …

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Yogi Bear Movie

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Yogi Bear Movie RATED G The Yogi Bear Movie is a delightful childrens movie with lovable strong characters and a wholesome message.  Yogi Bear was faithful to the original cartoon with Yogi and Boo Boo and even Ranger Smith depicted …

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Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine

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Charlie Weatherburn is a delightful story written & illustrated by an extremely talented author, Matthew Magain. Charlie Weatherburn is an ordinary man who wants to do extraordinary things by making a flying machine using his powerful mathematician skills. With Reginald …

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Spending one on one time with your children

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Last night it was ‘date night’ with the hubby and today is was my ‘date’ with K5. As many of you whom have large families would understand, spending one on one time with each child is a difficult task. Definately …

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Six children in the family – Rinso best for everything

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I went to the St Andrews Market, VIC today and found some vintage women’s magazines I couldn’t resist!  On inspecting the contents I found this advert on Page 4 of the Woman’s Day and Home – March 12th 1951.  I …

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A little bit of fun! – “The Family Value Famous Photo Comp”

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We had a ‘chill out’ day in Ballina today and after a bike ride, a swim and fun in the games room, the kids were……… B.O.R.E.D. so I came up with a solution that kept them occupied for 1 hour!  …

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Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Squeakquel

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Alvin and the Chipmunks : The Squeakquel by Rebecca Mason [December 2009] Cutesy, funny & moralistic fun for all the family.  Alvin and the Chipmunks : The Squeakquel is a sequel our children have long been waiting for.  Having received Hoyts vouchers as …

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Coraline – Be careful what you wish for

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Coraline  Be Careful What You Wish For Coraline took us on a journey I wasn’t quite expecting.  Whilst the 3D visuals were spectacular I am unsure about the storyline and appropriateness of content for the target audience.  Rated PG, I …

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My lucky day!

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WOW!  What a day! Firstly, I got creative with the children – thanks to SquiggleMum and made some Salt Pictures!  What a great idea!  B4 & K5 loved this activity.  Whilst a little messy as far as ‘grainy salt’ on the kitchen floor this was a fantastic, …

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Getting creative with Noddy

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I don’t really know what has come over me but I’m hearing that homemade clothing & toys is ‘back in fashion’.  So it is that I found myself in a fierce bidding war on ebay recently over some Noddy knitting …

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