August 31, 2015

5 summer BBQ essentials


    With the summer finally here and the warm weather around the corner, there’s no better time to throw a family barbeque. Ensure your event goes without a hitch and take a look at our five summer barbeque essentials below. Jugs Playing host is never easy and making sure everyone’s cups are filled can […]

Family Game Night for 10+?


  You may remember playing family board games growing up as a kid, but when you have a large family it can be hard to find a game that can accommodate everyone. Sure, you could split the family up by age and play different games, but is there a game that everyone can play together? […]

The truth about large family travel packing


  Contrary to popular belief, packing for our family does not start many weeks before we set off on our travels. In fact, it is very last-minute  indeed. The holiday packer in any family will agree that it takes grit and determination to pack for your break away, whether you’re heading off on a two […]

Five Tips For Raising A Larger Than Life Family

The Sullivan family in Cannes 2013

  You don’t need enough kids to warrant a TV crew in your house to know what it is like to raise a larger than life family, both in numbers and personality. Of course, your kids are the best thing in the world, but that doesn’t mean that they are not hard work! Cooking cleaning, […]

Fantastic Gift Ideas For Father’s Day


  Father’s Day in a large family always makes me chuckle. It can be really tricky to find so many different things for the kids to give as a gift when there are so many kids to help! Of course, the children are desperate to show their Daddy just how special he is. There is […]

A Little Bit of Fun: Which (Family) Housemate Are You?

  The thing with large families is that you have a lot of personalities all in one place. It never ceases to amaze me how, despite being raised by the same people and in the same way, all of our children have distinctly different personalities and characters – nature or nurture? This Gumtree flatshare infographic takes […]