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I’m a proud mommy of a little boy who started grade one yesterday. I have been struggling to put together healthy and interesting lunches for him, but I’m happily putting in Lunchbox Notes. Our lunchbox notes are short with easy words my son can already read, which I just write on…

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My Letter to my son on his first day Grade 1 2017 Dear Matthew, Here are my wishes for you, on this first day that you start school. May you always listen to your wise teachers; May you always see the opportunities education brings to you; May you always savour…

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We finally went on The Red Bus Tour, operated by CitySiteSeeing Cape Town. My son had been nagging since Summer to go on the bus and because it is quite pricey, I decided to treat him for his birthday. Since making the promise, I learnt that The Red Bus Tour – CitySiteSeeing…

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My son recently turned six and was eager to choose his new party theme, Minecraft. Now in South Africa, Minecraft (an internet computer game) isn’t really popular and it’s impossible to get party décor anywhere here in Cape Town, so it has really been a challenge to put it together…

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Recently, we were presented with a nice problem. We were given a full tank of petrol on a long weekend. After considering all our faraway, favourite road trip destinations, we finally chose Paarl, which actually isn’t really far from Cape Town. We went to visit the Afrikaans Language Monument and…

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The Circus is in Cape Town When I heard the circus was in town a few weeks ago for their annual visit, I realised that my son is finally old enough to remember and young enough to enjoy, so it was definitely time to take him. Now this has indeed…

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Over the weekend we went to discover the Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Lindt at Cavendish. A very well done to Lindt for bringing such a fun event to Cape Town. We got there early and were booked for the first session. My little one, filled his basket, but could…

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This is why my son only gets one scoop of ice cream. “I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for ICE CREAM” When I was younger, I would imagine serving my children with giant scoops of ice cream. You know three scoops tall, from the bottom up, chocolate, strawberry and…

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Yesterday we went to an Easter egg hunt at De Waal Park hosted by the local Neighbourhood watch. De Waal Park is indeed a very beautiful park and I’ll definitely visit again with a picnic basket and blanket.  My only concern was the many unleashed dogs, however, they did not…

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“But it doesn’t belong to anyone…” I’m so proud of my little boy and this is why. Yesterday we went to a local Pick n Pay to get a few groceries and while waiting at the check-out in a long line, my son found a marble under those chocolate stands…

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