The Bank of Mum & Dad

Piggy Bank
Piggy Bank

Children of today seem comfortable with asking the parents for money – even well into their 20s! When they first leave home, we know that we, the parents, are often expected to help them out with cash injections.

In effect, their newfound independence is an illusion - they are still dependent on the Bank of Mum and Dad.

Today we’ll share some tips and skills that you as a parent should start to introduce to your children in the safe environment of “Under your Wing”. That way they’ve got a more secure (and successful) future when they become independent as adults.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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