WE ALL KNOW THE FEELING OF BEING PUSHED AND PULLED IN ALL DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS ON THE WEEKEND WITH YOUR KIDS’ EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES. RATHER THAN FIGHT IT, MAKE IT PART OF A FAMILY ADVENTURE!
extra-curricular activities. Sometimes our family weekends just don’t feel like a weekend at all as we buzz to and from nippers and sporting games and kids’ parties and more. A recent weekend required us to be in Hervey Bay for our eldest to participate in the Queensland Youth Surf Lifesaving Championships. Now Hervey Bay is not the kind of easy-breezy trip down to the corner shops and back when you live on the Gold Coast – it was going to be a mission whichever way we attempted to polish it up. But being ever-optimistic, I thought it would be handy to embrace the opportunity and turn our mission into a family-fun weekend away. If I’m going to provide you any tips on brewing up a sneaky weekend away like this, it’d be to make everything as convenient as possible, keep the costs low and pack light. ‘Ease’ is the key word here. So, with that
Words: Keeley O’Connor