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50 Summer Activities for Older Children Part 4

Today sees the final post of my Summer Series- 50 Activities for older children. I have been working through the list alphabetically and have come to the final three sections. Outdoors Go Geocaching I love this activity as it can … Continue reading

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50 Summer Activities for Older Children Part 3

We are halfway through the  series and a third of the way through our summer holidays. I hope you’re finding this series useful, and have found activities to do with your brood. We’ve headed out on a few adventures- some … Continue reading

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50 Summer Activities for Older Children; Part 2

Keeping children entertained so there’s less fighting, limited amounts of time saying- ‘I’m bored’ or getting up to mischief due to boredom. That’s the aim of the list. Hopefully some of these activities are not too adult intensive and I’ve … Continue reading

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50 Summer Activities for Older Children

The summer holidays, I’m excited and anxious. This year our children broke up on the 30th June, going back on the 4th September. It’s great, but we are spending July in Tokyo and in the summer, Tokyo isn’t pleasant. (30+ … Continue reading

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Stages of Parenthood.

As I sit and listen to my children playing happily, I can’t help by being amused by the different stages that we as a family inevitably meet at the same time.   Currently we have a preschooler (4 1/2 years) … Continue reading

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Broad Shoulders

“Just go to your room until you’ve calmed down!” I shouted to my daughter. Frustration levels are running high in our household at the moment. K is finding school challenging. The teacher is pushing her and she is rising to … Continue reading

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