A Bucket List Bush Adventure at Garden Route Game Lodge

Have you ever been on a game drive or taken your kids to the bush? To be honest, it’s always been on our bucket list but it always just felt a little out of reach – I mean Kruger is quite a drive from Cape Town and anything closer is for the tourists? Well, I have good news! We are reminiscing about the most incredible weekend away at Garden Route Game Lodge in Albertinia, a short 3.5 hour drive from Cape Town and is just perfect for a family bush adventure.Continue Reading

Alphabet Scavenger Hunt

The good news is that it seems that we’re on track for government primary schools to open up mid-February as scheduled. Phew! We’ve been trying to get the kids used to the idea by introducing small ‘back to school’ type activities into their days to make sure that those little brains haven’t turned to complete mush after weeks of lockdown holiday.Continue Reading

“Is it Snack Time Yet?”

Endless school holidays (thanks Covid) means that it’s alwaaaays snack time… If the kids aren’t asking “Is it morning snack time yet?” repeatedly then it’s “What’s for lunch?” or “Is it afternoon snack time?”. With experience over the years, we’ve learnt that it’s a good idea to keep some healthy snacks on standby that the kids can help themselves to without having to first ask permission – snacks like apples, bananas and also a yoghurt tub a day.Continue Reading