8 Apps that teach your kids about money

Children don’t always want to get a lecture about what they should do with their pocket money. But technology can be your friend. Consider these addictive apps that will teach your child about money and even make them do their chores!

Are Cape Town’s playgrounds safe?

After a child gets her leg trapped under a roundabout in Keurboom Park a playground located in Claremont in Cape Town, Mombabbles asks whether enough has been done to prevent the same thing from happening again and if the mother was right to lodge a claim against the City.

New playground plans for Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia has taken down it’s children’s play area but has plans to resurrect a kid-friendly space. But just across the way, the historical wine farm has some staunch competition.

10 Things I’ve learned since becoming a parent

Wet wipes don’t just clean baby bottoms, Gina Ford is not for me, the Chinese potty train their kids before they’re 18 months old and not everyone is understanding when it comes to the problems you encounter as you learn to parent. But these are just some of the things I’ve learned along the way and they won’t be the last…

7 Child friendly garden nurseries in Cape Town

Gone are the days where you would have to rush the kids around the garden nursery hoping that they won’t rip out the ferns, steal fruit off the trees or mangle the geraniums as you try find the best plants for your garden. Mombabbles looks at some child friendly garden nurseries in Cape Town that will keep your kids entertained, while you pick out your favourite fern.