Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




820 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 179


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.

Create new topic
1700 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 179


  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.

334 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  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?
.


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)




mxpress

624 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 42

Trusted
Subscriber

  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.

www.hinve.st
913 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 47

Trusted
Subscriber

  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

624 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 42

Trusted
Subscriber

  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

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Netflix officialy launching in NZ in March
Created by jarj, last reply by tdgeek on 21-Nov-2014 19:08 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Current Netflix payment method as of Nov 14 - Cant pay
Created by andynz, last reply by Regs on 24-Nov-2014 17:00 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Voda VDSL, Horrid offnet performance.
Created by TimA, last reply by TimA on 24-Nov-2014 22:02 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by sir1963 on 24-Nov-2014 17:30 (90 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


SEO spammers
Created by freitasm, last reply by jamesrt on 24-Nov-2014 16:09 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 24-Nov-2014 22:50 (11 replies)

Free 1gb data with $19 combo until end of Jan 2015 (1.5gb total)
Created by eXDee, last reply by un1qo on 24-Nov-2014 14:51 (21 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.