- A young woman revealed how she's making the most of the early school closure
- Rather than frown upon the longer school holidays, she's being proactive about the time spent with her child
- In a heartwarming video, the mother teacher her boy the words to the Mzansi smash hit song, My African dream
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South African families were caught offguard when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that schools would be closing earlier due to Covid-19 concerns.
While many parents were forced to run around to accommodate their children for the additional days, one woman sees the silver lining.
Thobile Chittenden has adopted a positive approach and not frowned upon the extra work she'd have to put in over the holidays.
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As part of the #ConnectSouthAfricaChallenge, Thobile has embraced the free time with her child and recently taught him the words to a classic South African song.
In a beautiful video, the mother and son combine to sing Vicky Sampson's smash hit, My African dream.
The little man's enthusiasm is infectious and Briefly.co.za noted that it struck a chord with Facebook users.
Since being shared on Tuesday, the video has been viewed more than 10 000 times.
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Dayleen Wentzel Thomas said,
"Wow way to go. I loved the positivity."
Marika Ann Tannahill added,
"Too lovely. Wish I could have seen the whole song!"
Sorita Musgrave said,
"He is gorgeous and you can feel the love between mother and son! One of my favourite songs!"
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