How does one entertain children and visitors on a restricted budget during the school holidays?
Download and print this free printable chart to organise the school holidays.
A family holiday doesn't have to include fancy flights to far off place or ritzy resorts to reap meaningful rewards.
More stressful than a 100-hour working week is having to entertain your kids over the school holidays.
Instead of making my kids' school holidays a constant barrage of excitement, I ensure they also have down time to get bored, reflect and do nothing.
We've reached the halfway point.
Holidays are not the time to stop caring for the environment.
Here's some advice for concerned working parents.
No one's holiday is perfect. We all mess up.
As much as we look forward to spending some quality time with the kids on school holidays, the constant "I'm bored" echo can make even the most patient of parents ready to send the troops back to school.
A bit of school holiday creativity goes a long way towards releasing kids' endless energy. Get their muscles and brains working with these fun activities, with one for every weekday of the holidays.
The beach and parks might be a bit chilly these winter school holidays, but that doesn't mean your kids have to get cabin fever. There's plenty going on around Sydney to keep everyone amused and entertained – including Mum and Dad.
It can a stressful and blissful time for families.