The humble piggy-bank

I once had a ‘piggy-bank’ when I was a child. My parents were trying to teach me how to save my pocket money instead of spending it all on sweets.

At the time my massive weekly allowance amounted to P3.00! 

I was seven years old. I had planned my spending of my P3,00 each week to get the maximum amount of sweets I could. My shopping list was as follows:

Editor's Comment
Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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