FISH! Philosophy – Make Their Day: G1’s Sweet Treat

Make Their Day: Simple gestures of thoughtfulness, thanks and recognition make people feel appreciated and valued. When you make someone else feel good, you feel good too. “Make their day” can be a big production—giving a present, taking someone out to dinner—but it doesn’t have to be. It might be as simple as holding open aContinue reading “FISH! Philosophy – Make Their Day: G1’s Sweet Treat”

FISH! Philosophy – Be There: One-to-One with G2

This happened one day… G1: Mum, can you sit here and watch me write? What? Are you kidding me? I spent the entire morning with you and now I want you to entertain yourself for a bit while I get some household chores done and you want me to twiddle my thumbs while you busyContinue reading “FISH! Philosophy – Be There: One-to-One with G2”

Sights and Sounds: Swan Valley – Western Australia

Just 25 minutes away from Perth’s CBD is Swan Valley. There is so much to do there that you could spend a few days just trying to get through it all. The Swan Valley information site offers a few day trip itineraries you can follow: Indulge your senses Cultural discovery trail Swan Valley family funContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Swan Valley – Western Australia”

Sights and Sounds: The Pinnacles – Western Australia

G1: We’re going to see stones in the desert… The Pinnacles Located north of Perth in Nambung National Park, the Pinnacles is a two and a half hour drive away from the city. Rated as the top attraction to see in Cervantes by TripAdvisor, the Pinnacles are interesting limestone structures out in the desert. AlthoughContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: The Pinnacles – Western Australia”

Simple Science Activity: Let’s Make Clouds!

For a fun science activity at home, it doesn’t get easier than this… Daddy and the boys “made clouds” with a little bit of dry ice and water. The insert picture is just a microwave oven lid with holes for the vents. Get inspired here – 2 pounds of dry ice + sink full ofContinue reading “Simple Science Activity: Let’s Make Clouds!”

Why Don’t We All Go Fishing?

G2 was at G1’s school when he found some magnetic fishing rods and had a blast with it. After pondering how to bring that activity home without having to go out to buy our own magnetic fishing rods, I came up with this… What you will need: Fishing boat – laundry basket Fish – littleContinue reading “Why Don’t We All Go Fishing?”