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.

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…

Fines are not the answer for child car seat offenders

Child car seats are a once off investment and if it helps to protect your child then that makes it a necessity. There really should be no excuse. While you think rules impinge on your freedoms, sometimes they are there so that you don’t hurt yourself, or others. But perhaps there’s a better way to get parents to buy a car seat than to simply dish out fines?