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Topic # 105228 29-Jun-2012 16:42 Send private message

So what are your plans to distract your offspring over the next couple of weeks?
Movies?
Camp?
Holiday programmes?
Take time off to spend with them?
Ship 'em off to Grandma's?

We did the camp thing last holidays, ditched the two boys (10 & 12) at Findlay Park for 5 days.
After about three days the novelty wore off and the peace and quiet was deafening!

This time they'll be spending time with grandparents, and probably catching the odd movie, maybe some indoor rock-climbing.

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  Reply # 648331 29-Jun-2012 17:07 Send private message

as long as i can stop them killing each other, 2 boys 12 and 17, im on the up side and i keep telling myself its only 2 weeks.

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  Reply # 648332 29-Jun-2012 17:09 Send private message

BlueShift: So what are your plans to distract your offspring over the next couple of weeks?
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Oh Gawd, not again.  The time that most parents hate.  My 16 year old and 11 year old have already started fighting with the 19 year old (also on break) joining in for good measure.  It's enough to drive you to drink (hic)




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  Reply # 648341 29-Jun-2012 17:21 Send private message

Wish I had two weeks off every ten like the mini me.
My 5yr old boy is still very easily entertained, so these shouldn't be too hard.

Hoping to take him rock climbing in Glen Eden, great lil place there.

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  Reply # 648432 29-Jun-2012 20:17 Send private message

Johnk: Wish I had two weeks off every ten like the mini me.

My 5yr old boy is still very easily entertained, so these shouldn't be too hard.



Hoping to take him rock climbing in Glen Eden, great lil place there.


Indeed the climbing place in GE is great!

What else am I going to do with three kids for two weeks? Girls 4, 6 and 8 yrs.

Maritime Museum has a thing on for kids which might be fun, my girls like the regular museum too, but it will be busy.

Cheers,
Joseph

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  Reply # 648442 29-Jun-2012 20:31 Send private message

MOTAT and the Zoo always keeps Mr 5 happy as well, I may actually enjoy MOTAT just as much as him haha

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