Tips To Keep The Kids Entertained During LoadShedding

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Keeping the kids entertained during LoadShedding is no easy task, especially if you’re not prepared. Loadshedding is here and it looks like it’s going to go on for a while. We can scream, shout, stand on our heads but that’s not going to help us in any way!

It’s not perfect circumstances so all we can do is prepare, especially when you have the tall task of not only explaining to your kids what’s going on but also keeping them happy and entertained when the power is out… especially in the evenings. During the day it’s a lot simpler to just take them outside and play, but in the evening and when it starts to get colder, indoors it will be!

I thought I’d share a few tips that help us get through the times when the lights go out and the TV doesn’t switch on!

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My Autumn Bucket List

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The season of falling leaves and misty mornings is upon us. I couldn’t be more excited! Maybe because it’s my birthday season, but Autumn really is my favourite.

The months can pass by so quickly and we often don’t take the time to enjoy it. So I thought I’d make a list of things I’d like to do this season, which I’ll use as inspiration to encourage myself to make the most of the fresh crisp air that Autumn brings!

It’s not a lengthy list at all. I’m keeping it short and sweet  and will actually print it off, as my plan is to actually tick each item before Winter officially begins!

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3 Signs You’re Living With a “Threenager”

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We’ve all heard about the ’terrible twos’. Two year old’s have a reputation for being a handful, but what I’ve come to learn is that the ‘threenager’ phase is what parents need to be wary of!

At the age of two, they can be quite defiant, but at the age of 3 they can actually talk a lot more and with that, their attitude is beginning to fully develop!

A Threenager is a willful three-year old with the attitude capability of a sixteen year-old!  They are most likely just completed their potty training and can’t help his or her feisty and demanding little self.

As Aidan turns 4 this month, I am sure that this phase was just another stage of development which will pass. So you can say I’m quite experienced in identifying a “threenager” & here are 3 signs that can help you identify if you have a feisty dictator of a three-year old taking over your home:

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