Mythology party for Te Manaia’s birthday party

A Minotaur, costume made by Kahurangi and Aunty Donna And a ninja (I know, I know he is wearing Chinese, not Japanese clothes, you try reasoning with a stubborn 4 year old) Archery practice. At the moment they are playing duck duck Zeus.

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Treasure hunt at the mall

Seemed like a good idea but I spent most of it trying to stop the kids lying in the middle of shop floors.

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Let’s play librarians

The maraca is the scanner, the big thing is the library card. Apparently Atarau owed fines, so had to go looking in his piupiu to try to find some money.

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Random things you could overhear at our house

Chris: Why are you in that plastic bag? Kahu: I’m trying to sleep. Chris: Go sleep in your bed, not in a giant plastic bag Kahu: Oh yeah. Laurel: Atarau, stop driving your car into my face Chris: If you eat this medicine I’ll give you $100 Atarau: Araarrgh bleargh *spit* *spit* Chris: Ok, I […]

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Kahu takes some photos

Kahurangi borrowed my phone to take some photos at Te Papa on Saturday, not too bad for a 4 year old.

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I know it might be uncool to admit it, but I like the rugby world cup

And it’s not just about the rugby, although for the most part it was a weekend of excellent games, a lot of which were tense and undecided for the best part of the game. But for me, it’s also all the other things going on, highlights of this weekend include Kahurangi and his cousin Te […]

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Happy Bedtime

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Bedtime friend

Some kids have a soft toy, like his big brother did, but Ata is quite happy hugging a giant spider to go to sleep.

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Let me show you my skills of an artist

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Field trip to South Taranaki

Last week the family and I travelled up to South Taranaki While I spent three days training a bunch of enthusiastic and smart Librarians how to drive Koha Laurel and the kids explored the surrounds including Patea And some of the gorgeous black sand beaches of the area

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