The next morning, all three were awake bright and early, Sean and Emrys especially excited for the Quidditch Match, as the boys came downstairs, dressed and ready to go and they found Severus flipping pancakes for them. Sean pushing Emrys out of his way jumped to the table and started wolfing them down. Emrys started to timidly cut his pancake up into little squares. Eventually breakfast was over, and after being sent upstairs to brush their teeth by their father they were all in the living room around the fireplace.

"Now Emrys since this is your first floo experience you'll be traveling with me, I supposed your small enough. And Sean what is our destination again?"

"Puddlemere Quidditch Stadium", Sean shouted as he tossed his floo powder into the flames and shouted it out.

After Sean spun away, Severus picked Emrys up, it still bothered him how light and bony Emrys still was.

Tumbling out of the floo, Severus performed a quick 'scourgify' on the three and followed Sean as he raced to the concessions. In line, they met the Weasley's, the Malfoy's and the Zabini's. Sean started an avid conversation with Mikal Malfoy, a friend and fellow bully from school. Severus then got to listen to Lucius talk about Draco and Mikal's wondrous abilities. After picking up an assortment of candies and greasy fast food the three took off to find their seats.

The game was very fast paced, both team's looked very strong during the warm-up, after which Sean took off to hang out with Mikal and probably pick on other kids. Emrys followed the match closely, Puddlemere was a much more aggressive and speedy team, their chasers clearly out shot the Cannons, the Cannons keeper was superb, flipping, diving and almost jumping of his broom to stop the quaffle, suddenly the crowd gasped, both seekers were shooting straight up into the air, then they shot straight down, Macols, the Puddlemere seeker shot up, his hand in the air holding the familiar snitch!

The next week was spent at home, Severus enjoying the vacation from teaching, Emrys enjoyed playing football with his dad and learning about magic, Sean spent a lot of time at friend's houses and playing video games.

All too soon it was time to go back to school and for Severus to go back to teaching. The year continued, Sean's behaviour and attitude were steadily getting worse, he was becoming very lazy and a bully, and it seemed as though no amount of lecturing and grounding from Severus could change this, he was being very rebellious. Emrys was doing extremely well in school, he was very much a loner, yet this did not seem to faze him. Severus still worried about both boy's health especially as Sean was headed towards obeisity and Emrys remained rather skeletal despite the athletics he participated in and relatively balanced meals Severus prepared.

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And finally the end of the school year came and Sean's graduation ceremony from Sir Knight would be the following week, he would be going of to Hogwarts the following year. Both boys brought home their year-end reports.

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MINISTRY OF MAGIC EDUCATION OFFICE

Full Name: EMRYS SEVERUS SNAPE

Grade Level: Primary-3

Grade Scale- 100-120-High above Ministry expectations

80-99 - Above Ministry expectations

70-79 - Meets Ministry expectations

60-69 - Below Ministry expectations

50-59 - Far Below Ministry expectations

Below 50 - Fail

English-Primary-3

Writing-118

Reading-105

Oral-78

Overall-100

Mathematics-Primary-3

Overall-120

Science-Primary-3

Overall-120

Latin-Primary-3

Writing-120

Reading-116

Oral-98

Overall-111

Histroy-Primary-3

Overal-114

Geography-Primay-3

Overall-102

Physical Education-Primary-3

Overall-104

Arts-Primary-3

Overal-78

Overall Average: 106, ranked 1st /24 in year.

Health Report-Height: 3ft 8"Weight: 33lbs

Comments: Emrys has begun to catch up to the normal height and weight for children his age. Continued proper nutrition and activity is necessary.

After looking at Emrys report, a bright and proud smile was on Severus's face. He leaned over to Emrys, bent down and gave him a hug,

"Great job!"

Next however came Sean's report, which Severus was worried about.

MINISTRY OF MAGIC EDUCATION OFFICE

Full Name: SEAN LYSANDER SNAPE

Grade Level: Primary-6

Grade Scale- 100-120-High above Ministry expectations

80-99 - Above Ministry expectations

70-79 - Meets Ministry expectations

60-69 - Below Ministry expectations

50-59 - Far Below Ministry expectations

Below 50 - Fail

English-Primary-3

Writing-54

Reading-68

Oral-72

Overall-65

Mathematics-Primary-3

Overall-52

Science-Primary-3

Overall-54

Latin-Primary-3

Writing-48

Reading-54

Oral-52

Overall-51

Histroy-Primary-3

Overal-57

Geography-Primay-3

Overall-58

Physical Education-Primary-3

Overall-50

Arts-Primary-3

Overal-63

Overall Average: 56, ranked 19th/22 in year.

Health Report-Height: 4ft 11" Weight: 169lbs

Comments: Sean is now considered, for his age and height, obese. This can cause future health and growth problems and Sir Knight recommends an increase in physical activity and proper nutrition.

The day of the graduation was stressful, Sean had luckily passed, if barely, nevertheless Severus could feel that his kids were growing up and like any parent was proud of them both.

Summer passed by, Sean would be starting at Hogwarts this year and Severus was unsure about what to do with his job at Hogwarts and leaving Emrys with a babysitter more often. After much discussion with Albus Dumbledore it was decided that Severus would take a sabbatical from Hogwarts, leaving him more time with Emrys and allowing Sean to truly experience the independence that Hogwarts would give. Soon enough it was time for Emrys and Severus to say goodbye to Sean as he took of to Hogwarts. It was a quiet trip home afterwards, the two lost in their thoughts about how quiet the house would now be.

That evening after a quiet spaghetti dinner, Severus was reading the daily prophet in the family room, Emrys was finishing up a project for his science class. Severus was reading about the growing of obesity in young wizards and witches which worried him as Sean had not lost weight throughout the summer.