Home Alone – Auckland Live Christmas in Aotea Square
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Kick back and enjoy a free screening of John Hughes’ 1990 Christmas Classic Home Alone at Aotea Square’s Outdoor Cinema, on the Auckland Live Digital Stage. Come early to secure your spot, bring a picnic mat, and have a bite to eat.
Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin, an eight-year-old who is accidentally left behind when the rest of his family fly off to Paris for the Christmas break. With the house all to himself, Kevin has his own vacation fun – eating all the junk food he can and making a mess of the place. But when a pair of burglars (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) target the house, Kevin defends his home with a variety of homemade booby traps.
Container in the Square will be open and selling non-alocholic drinks, as well as tasty eats and treats. Parents, please don’t drop off or leave your children unsupervised at this event.Please note you cannot BYO alcohol to Aotea Square.
Sometimes our children can sound like a broken record wanting and, needing everything in sight! It is times like this when can find ourselves going a bit crazy wanting to run from all the demands. One major tip to help avoid this, is teaching your child the difference between ‘want and need’. By explaining to your child there is a big difference between “I need a drink” or “I want a toy”, you will help your child understand when it’s the right time to ask for something and, hopefully will diminish the list of requirements for you!
Is your kid nose-picker?
Deal with any allergies and dehydration issues first as these can make picking seem necessary. Teach your child to use a handkerchief or tissue, as the main problem is the spreading of germs from fingers straight to the nasal cavity.
My child can’t stop saying rude words! What do I do?
As parents we all will experience our children saying rude words, whether it is as small as be saying ‘poo’, or screaming a swear word in the middle of a supermarket. No matter the circumstance, it is our job as parents to teach the child what is acceptable language to use. When your child uses these inappropriate words you can…
1. Firmly explain this is a bad word and “we don’t use that word in this house”.
2. Set a rule that if this word is used again, there will be a punishment.
3. Ask if they understand this discussion you two have just had.