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Posts tagged ‘big family’

SUMMER & SWEATY – SIX KIDS AT CHRISTMAS

I love Christmas, doesn’t everyone?  I love the sacredness, the socialising, the weather (even though I do fantasise about a white Christmas) and the simple fact that a year has been achieved and is in-the-bag!

But don’t get me wrong, I do resent the pressure and the forced ‘jolly’ imposed by the commercial drivers of our society and when there are loads of stakeholders in a family’s Christmas, there are all the more people to keep happy and potentially.. disappoint.

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SIX KIDS – CHEAPER BY THE (HALF) DOZEN

It’s budget time and the pollies are hard at work with their spin and rhetoric about how they’re going to spend the money that you and I worked hard for last year.

When you have a big family, the money left over (after tax) needs to be spent a little thoughtfully.  But, does life with a big family mean it’s all about rationed minced-meat, porridge and misery?

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A SIX KID FAMILY – BIG IS BEAUTIFUL

Wondering whether your family’s officially plus-size?  If you can relate to the below, I think we can safely say you have ‘arrived’.

1.  Your tribe hunts as a pack

If there’s a bully in your midst, he’s minced-meat.  Your tribe stick together and have a sharp radar for each other’s business.  Pick on this kid, and you’ve just challenged the whole wolf-pack.

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A SIX KID FAMILY – SINK OR SWIM

Six kids and living in Sydney.. about as common as spotting a unicorn and about as entertaining. Ranging in ages from 5 to 15.  That’s a lot of kid.

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