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Se7en Take a Visit to Parkour School…

August 20th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Over the past couple of years we have whittled down our extra murals to well, zero. Probably all our friends do some sort of sport as an extra-mural, but we have been doing sport as a family. Beach running, leaping around on the mountain… I am all about my kids learning that exercise is a […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Electives · Outings · Saturday Spot · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Discover their Baking Skills with Yuppie Chef…

June 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we wrote a post on Free Online Learning Resources, and one of the courses I wrote about was Yuppie Chef’s Free Baking Course. Well a number of folk wanted to know more about the course and is this is the post that tells you a little bit more… Last year […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Electives · Monday Munchies · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Steps to Great Hiking With Kids…

May 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments

There is just something about those “schools in the wild” that appeals to me, the idea of kids wandering around in the woods and playing to their hearts content just seems “all” good. I was chatting to the father person one evening and saying – how fab these schools are: “As long as you gave […]

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Se7en + 1 Tips for Free Online Learning, What Works, What Doesn’t and Resources…

March 21st, 2014 · 9 Comments

I have wanted to write this post for the longest time, but we kept finding new and wonderful things to learn about and so the post never gets written… but it is a topic so many of our friends ask us about: “What are your kids learning online?” I think when you are living a […]

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Se7en + 1 of the Best Beach Games Ever…

May 10th, 2013 · 10 Comments

This is Cape Town’s very best kept secret… While most folk want to visit in the heart of summer, when the wind blows and the heat is… well hot… the best time of year is now. Before the winter rains and after the Summer heat there is a perfect lull… of warm wind free days […]

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So I taught My Kids Car Maintenance, Se7en Pitstop Skills.

May 7th, 2011 · 9 Comments

I promised I would write a post on car maintenance… When I was in high-school, an all girls school for young ladies, we had a weekly class called Youth Preparedness, where we had to march up and down the hockey field in white boots brandishing sticks all in the name of drum majorettes. Can you […]

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Se7en Things That Made School More Fun This Year…

January 15th, 2011 · 7 Comments

We are just finishing up our last two weeks of school for the year… I know it, our school spilled over a little bit into the next year but we were having such fun that it was well worth doing the extra time. I love the last couple of weeks of school because we finish […]

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