Going to the beach is not as simple as walking out the door if you have children. There are so many factors to take into account like avoiding the midday heat, the traffic, the tourists and the costs, to mention a few. Also, how can you ensure that you’ve got everything you need? Cause let’s face it, there’s always something essential that gets left behind! Here’s some tips that I’ve come up with to make your beach trip a pleasant experience. My family and I learned most of these lessons the hard way, so take heed so you enjoy your beach excursion rather than curse it.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Mombabbles interviews the founder of Baby’s First Sitter, which is a baby-sitting service based in Cape Town.
While this venue ended up being a perfect place for our 3 year old, it posed several challenges for our 10 month old baby. Let me explain why.
Is there a wrong time to visit indoor play areas with your kids? On this occasion, my timing was a little off. But is it my fault for expecting less mess?