12 Free things you can do with kids in Cape Town

There are so many things to do in Cape Town with your children but most of the time you do have to pay for it. Mombabbles looks at 12 places where you can enjoy spending time with your family for free. So if you’re budget conscious, check out these free, family friendly things to do in the Mother City. Free – after compiling this list my wallet feels better already.

7 Causes to support that help children affected by fighting in Syria

As 2016 is coming to a close I thought I’d list a few of these ‘angels’ and amazing causes that are doing good in the Middle East and also in my home country, South Africa (blog and link to follow) that we could all think about helping (financially or through other means) as we near the festive season and beyond. This is by no means a comprehensive list of the charities you could support that are doing good work in the Middle East. But if you have been affected by the fighting and the humanitarian disaster we face in Syria, Iraq and surrounding areas you may want to support these worthy causes.

Kids parties – should you stick to trusted suppliers?

Every birthday parents (like us) go through the agonizing decision of what to do for the party. We ask: Should we do it at home or away? Should we keep it small or go large? Should we hire caterers or do it ourselves? What’s the budget? Can we afford to spend as much as we did last year? This year was no different and we had the extra special occasion of our second born’s first birthday to contend with.