Black Friday deals for Cape Town moms

Mombabbles thought it would be a good idea to do a roundup of the participating Black Friday stores that Cape Town moms may be interested in. Just beware that while some things may be on sale it may not be the best deal. So our advice is to only buy something if you think it’s a really good bargain. If you’ve kept tabs on what the product was selling at before and you see it at a really good discount, then by all means buy it. But if it’s only discounted by a small margin, think twice about how much you really need it.

A chocolate that relieves period pains

Just when I was about to write off 2016 as the worst year since I can remember along came a smidgen of good news. Apparently, there’s some clever guy (yes guy) that’s developed a chocolate that he claims will relieve menstrual (period) pains. I don’t meant to trivialize all the bad things that have happened in 2016 but when you are surrounded by negativity I feel it helps to focus on the good (however small).

Trump has a long way to go on childcare policies

The United States may have one of the biggest economies in the world but in one area it is certainly a loser: it is one of the few countries that does not guarantee paid leave for new mothers. This may change now that Trump is president. But with Trump’s views on women potentially transferring itself through to the workplace the paid maternity leave may not be such an advantage after all.

25 Ways moms can save money this Christmas

Christmas, and the days leading up to it, can be an expensive affair. If you are on a tight budget this festive season there are plenty of ways in which you can save money. Here Mombabbles offers 25 tips to take on board where you can save your hard earned cash, while still having a good time.

Tumble Bear Make and Play looking for a buyer

A Southern Suburbs play area in Cape Town may shut its doors if a suitable buyer isn’t found soon. It’s a shame really, as my boys just loved playing there and the service is really good. What could be the reason behind the sale?