Murphy’s Haystacks

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Have you seen the kids' book "Are We There Yet?" by Alison Lester? It's a book about three kids who … [Read more...]

Living Without…

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"Living without..." that's the topic of this month's group writing project over at "Families on the … [Read more...]

Travel is chaotic today

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We have an appointment. Only problem, this means heading back to Adelaide...a nine hour drive from … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Edmund

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Happy Birthday, little man.  As usual, when we call him little man (or any term of endearment) he … [Read more...]

Swimming With Tuna

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We really wanted a family activity to do on the Eyre Peninsula.  Most of the stuff we’d heard … [Read more...]

5 Essential and 5 Useless Items We Carry

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We've obviously got limited space and weight, so we'd like to think we only have things that we … [Read more...]

A Child’s Thoughts On Fulltime Travel

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Mum, Dad, my two sisters, baby brother, and I are travelling around Australia in a campervan.   … [Read more...]

Travelling With Four Kids … under 10?

We weren't planning on heading out when we did. We were going to wait. We were going to wait for … [Read more...]

9 ways to keep kids happy on long drives


"Are we there yet?" "How much longer?" "How much further is it?" These are all the sorts of … [Read more...]

Finding Friends On The Road

Afterschool activities, homeschool get-togethers, and coffee with friends while the kids played were … [Read more...]