In a blink, the first term of the academic year is coming to a close. With Dana in Primary One, we’re finding it hard to carve out time to hang out and relax as a family. Daddy ‘s long hours at work also mean that the kids only get to play with him on weekends. So last Sunday evening, after a simple home-cooked dinner, we loaded our bicycles into the car and took a leisurely drive to our favourite garden. Even though the sky turned dark soon after our arrival, we spent an enjoyable time cycling and connecting with one another as a family. I have forgotten how simple joys can give such a great morale boost – no agenda, no fanciful dinners, no swanky gadgets, just good old outdoor play which did wonder to our souls. The kids came home happy and contented to go to bed, and we feel ready (almost) to take on a new week.
Precious family moment…doesn’t have to cost much…
I’m not a sporty person by nature – I can’t roller-blade, can’t skate, can’t swim (very well) and don’t have stamina to run but one thing I can do (and actually enjoy) is to cycle. So cycling is that one outdoor activity which our entire family would gladly do together, without leaving anyone out. On weekends when we have small pockets of time, we would cycle at West Coast Park, East Coast Park and Labrador Park. We love cycling so much we even cycled during our family vacation in Hualien, Taiwan! We’re waiting for buddy to grow a little older for him to join us on our cycling adventures. What about you? What is one outdoor activity that bonds your family? #FrisoMoment
Cycling refreshes our souls!
Friso Experience More Together Photo Contest
As parents, we all treasure the time we spend with our kids. Friso wishes to celebrate these special family moments: be it a walk in the park, picnic by the beach or a Sunday swim in the pool. Share with us your special parent-child outdoor experiences in the ‘Friso Experience More Together’ Photo Contest!
Friso encourages us to experience more together…as a family! Circa 2013 Hualien, Taiwan.
How to Participate
1. Go to the Friso Experiences Tab at apps.facebook.com/FrisoExperiences.
2. Upload a photo of an outdoor activity your family love doing together, describe what it is and why it’s special to you. You may submit one photo a week.
Bonus: On your personal FB pages, re-post photos your family’s sharing special outdoor moments with the hashtag #FrisoMoment.
Prizes to be Won
For each photo submission, you will receive a Friso Experiences Journal and a Friso Voucher (worth S$5, S$10 or S$20) instantly. Friso will also select and print one photo in 4R size with a Friso frame and mail it to you!
All entries will also stand a chance to win different weekly prizes (this week’s prizes are 8 x FujiFilm Instax Mini cameras!) and the grand prize of a year’s supply of Friso milk powder!
Week 1 to 2 (7 Mar – 22Mar): 8 x FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 Cameras
Week 3 (24 Mar – 29 Mar): 5 x Rebel Kidz Retro Racer Balance Bikes
Week 4 (31 Mar – 5 Apr): 5 x Annual Zoo Membership for 2 Aadults + 1 Child
Week 5 (7 Apr – 12 Apr): 5 x GOPRO Hero Cameras
Week 6 (14 Apr – 19 Apr): 3 x Port of Lost Wonders Party Packages
Week 7 (21 Apr – 30 Apr): 5 x Fujifilm Instax Share Printers
A year’s supply of Friso milk. One winner per month in March and April will be selected from the top 25 most voted entries for the month. You may vote once per day for each entry.
For more details on this Friso Experience More Together Campaign, please visit Friso’s FB Page.
Our very own Friso Baby – Dana at 7 months old…circa 2008.
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