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Tips to get your family into life

With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!


  • Have fun outside! Time spent playing together with your kids in Canberra's outdoors isn't just fun and great exercise, it also lets your kids practice physical skills like climbing and catching.

  • Try to reduce your screen time by turning off the TV, computer or game device when they're not in use.

  • Often our lives get so busy it's hard to find time to connect with other like-minded people. If you're not already, try to set up a monthly play group with a few friends who might be going through similar challenges as you are. The kids can play and you can catch up on all the news.

  • After school one day, why not have a surprise picnic with the kids and chat with them about their day at school?

  • Try to eat most meals at the dinner table away from distractions such as TV or other electronic screens.