Tennis out of Ten

A picture of a young girl playing Tennis

With Australia’s recent Tennis success, it’s the perfect opportunity to get your kids making a racquet (in a good way). Last week, Australia celebrated a new sporting hero when Ash Barty won the French Open. Barty is the first Australian woman to win the Paris event since 1973 and, in an era of Tennis brats, […]

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The 11 undisputed rules of Backyard Cricket

The author's family take Backyard Cricket very seriously

A recent survey (of the Stuck On You team) has revealed that backyard cricket is the number one preferred sport to play on Australia Day. It’s also the number one reason behind most of the arguments that break out on this particular day. In the spirit of mateship, fairness and a bloody good time here […]

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5 Fun And Educational Rainy Day Activities For Kids

This blog is courtesy of Jenny Wise from Special Home Educator. For more of her blogs, click here.  Nothing spoils outdoor plans for a kid like rainy weather, but that shouldn’t be an excuse to let them veg out on their devices all afternoon — especially considering their amount of mobile screen time is 10 […]

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How to Have a Great Family Summer AND Time to Yourself

The temperature is rising and summer is finally here. In fact, we’re just one short half-term away from the long, fun but stressful days of the summer holidays. That means that now is the perfect time to start planning how you will keep your kids happy and entertained all summer long. Juggling your schedule with […]

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Surviving the school holidays 101

Family at beach

School holidays are here. Excited? Scared? Already counting down the day they return? Here is a run down of good, the bad and the ugly of the school holidays, and better yet, the SOLUTIONS on how to survive them (the bad and the ugly bits anyway). THE GOOD Probably the best part of the school […]

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Top Tips for Going Back to School After the Holidays

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Top Tips for Going Back to School After the Holidays The joy of the holidays is hard to let go of. From eating sweets every day to being able to sleep in later than usual, it can be hard for your children to go back to school after the holidays. Unfortunately, they have to go […]

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How to Keep Kids Entertained in the Middle of Summer

Cheerful family

We’re half way through summer and this is when, as parents, we begin to hear the words “I’m bored” a lot more.  Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of things you can do with the kids when the boredom bug bites. Search for kid-friendly summer events Summer is the best time to enjoy community outings. […]

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Mid-summer boredom busters!

Cheerful family

We’re half way through summer, a time when as parents, we begin to hear the words “I’m bored” a lot more.  Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of things you can do with the kids when the boredom bug bites. Search for kid-friendly summer events Summer is the best time to enjoy community outings. No […]

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Sensational Staycation Ideas

SENSATIONAL STAYCATION IDEAS

Whether you are wanting to save money, or keen to avoid the stress and hassles associated with planning a vacation in a far-flung location, staycations (or holistays) can be an awesome way for your family to experience the joys of home. Here are some fun tips to spice up your staycation. Get shorty Take the […]

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How to Encourage Your Kids to Read During the Summer

  Many schools require children to read during the summer by sending reading lists for them to complete. For some kids, these can feel like a chore, especially when they are on vacation. Here are some tips to help them get through their summer books as smoothly as possible and help them develop a love […]

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