Posts Tagged ‘travelling with kids’

Kids travelling vs staying in school: Part 3

Travelling with kids

Of course one of the joys of travel is watching your children connect with others. They make friends with the most unusual people, they instinctively connect with others their own age but I was always pleased to see them help out a new parent with a little one or chat with an older couple about…

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Kids travelling vs staying in school: Part 2

Travelling with Kids

As a parent, you do need to consider if it’s a good thing for your child to be out of school for an extended period of time. Not all kids are resilient and capable of stepping from home-school-holiday-home-school. You may need to keep in touch with class teachers as to their progress and mental health…

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Kids travelling vs staying at school: Part 1

kids camping

Clearly, I love to travel but do my kids? They’ve travelled to Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia including climbing Mt. Kinabalu, climbing in Vietnam, volunteering at orphanages in several countries, crossing Sumbawa and seeing only three westerners, exploring Komodo Island for dragons, snorkelling with giant manta rays and hanging out with orangutans. Not a bad list…

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Why you should take your kids camping

Kids camping

Yes, I know I work in the outdoors and it’s my profession but I see every day the benefits of spending time outside of the confines of four walls, particularly looking at a screen (which yes, I have to do like most people too). More importantly, I recently went through a traumatic experience and the…

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We are so busy giving our kids what we didn’t have…..

giving to kids

As adults, most of us have fond memories from childhood: intently watching ants on the march, building a cubby house, collecting tadpoles from the creek, making mud pies or daisy chains, grabbing the rope swing and swinging out over the river and letting go, exploring the neighbourhood and stopping for a Sunny Boy at the…

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12 Travelling Tips With Kids on Planes

kids on planes

Don’t you just love airports, security, queues, expensive food and drinks, getting the plane, finding your seat, waiting for others to put their over sized carry-on into the overhead locker and then the whole flying experience? Reverse that, getting off – seat belts snapped off before the sign says so, phones turned on, people immediately…

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