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Why I didn’t love Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Guys, this is weighing heavily on me because I worship at the alter of JK Rowling (relax Mommy, I’m only joking!) but I did not love Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I mean, I have all the books and movies, the house pins, I’ve been sorted into my House (Hufflepuff and proud!) and I’ve even got the mug to prove it! My awesome Hufflepuff mug that my dearest @zeekalla brought me from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I'm the happiest Hufflepuff there ever was! A  ...

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Our first trip to the library

When I was a kid, our Saturday morning ritual was going to the library. It was one of my favourite things. My dad took us all the way to Rondebosch library because he said it was the most beautiful one. While The Munchkin has lots of books of his own, it’s so much easier (and cheaper) to get some from the library and then take them back for new ones! Everyone wins. So on Saturday we took The Munchkin to the local library (not Rondebosch but it’s literally down the road  ...

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Parenting

Five things we do when we’ve been watching too much TV

There will often be weekends when it’s about 2pm and I realise that The Munchkin has done nothing but watch TV all day. Oops. I only feel slightly guilty because in that time I managed to get a ton of stuff done. But I do feel guilty nonetheless. That’s when the TV goes to “sleep” and we find some other things to occupy our time till it’s time for bed. Cars and Blocks Our first port of call is always his treasure trove of cars. His blocks and cars often go  ...

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Kids Book Club Giveaway

{COMPETITION CLOSED} We’ve really been enjoying the little surprises we get from the Kids Book Club every month.   There’s not been a month that The Munchkin doesn’t love whatever he’s been sent. He gets sent one educational type book and one fun book – although to me at this age every book is educational.   Too in love with his latest book from the #KidsBookClub this month! 😂😂 @samomblogs A video posted by Zayaan Schroeder (@zayaan27) on Nov 14, 2015  ...

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