7 Ways To Celebrate The New Year At Home With Kids

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With a 9pm curfew put in place, there’s no better place to spend New Years Eve than in the comfort of our homes.

2020 has been an incredibly tough year for all of us and after the request from the President, we will definitely be lighting a candle in our home at midnight, in honour of those we have lost along the way.

We would also like to mark the new year with some form of celebration with the kids, as it has indeed been a year of note.

I thought I’d share some ideas we are considering to do at home with the kids this New Years Eve.



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Tips For Working From Home With The Kids During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Twenty twenty has been an absolute roller coaster, right? Its been nearly 2 months of Lockdown in South Africa and its unbelievable to think we’ve been confined to our homes for such a long stretch of time and we’re still surviving!

Working from home with the kids has been an experience. Alyssa is officially in week 8 of term 2 and she is still on track with the curriculum thanks to her schools support. Aidan has daily classes with his teachers too which I’m really grateful for.

Kurt and I are both working from home and has been interesting juggling it all.

Some days are complete chaos, but for the most part we are doing it! I keep reminding myself that this is not “normal” and of course things will not be easy. We are in crisis mode, so we just have to do what we can do to the best of our abilities – and that applies to the kids too.

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