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School Holiday Plans

The first term of the South African school year is nearly over. It feels like just the other day they went back after a seven week holiday. Fortunately this holiday is only two and a half weeks long so we should just about get through it with my sanity still intact.

School holidays are great, the break in the routine is good for the kids and for me, but lets face it, after the first few days it can get a bit boring. I’ve been trying to come up with a few ideas and a rough plan of attack, things we can do to look forward to and to keep busy. Continue reading “School Holiday Plans”

Blogging, family, motherhood, Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

The Playdate Dilemma

From my limited experience with playdates & birthday parties, I have realised that there are basically two approaches to this potential mine field.

  1. You are the type of parent who will ‘drop &run’ (D&R). i.e. You drop you child off at the playdate and leave.
  2. You stay for the duration of the playdate.

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