School readiness assessments

School readiness assessments

Different schools might refer to the year before Grade 1 as either Grade R or Grade 0. This is the year in which your child is received i...

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Detox diets – do we need them?

Detox diets – do we need them?

Tempted to try a detox diet?  We’ve all heard of them – diets that will hopefully detoxify or cleanse the body of impurities, giving you ...

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4 signs of vision problems in kids

4 signs of vision problems in kids

Good vision and eye health are crucial to a child’s learning and development. As vision continues to develop, it’s important to have your...

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Will any crawling style do?

Will any crawling style do?

By Dr Melodie de Jager and Cozette Laubser Crawling (on all-fours) is a powerful BRAIN-BOOSTING milestone. Crawling on all fours requir...

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Preparing students for a successful tomorrow

Preparing students for a successful tomorrow

By Michelle Lissoos . Research has found that 65% of children entering primary school today will end up working in jobs that don’t exist ...

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 When ‘I CAN’ becomes ‘I CAN’T’

When ‘I CAN’ becomes ‘I CAN’T’

1. The task might be too difficult Children reach their developmental stages at different times. Some children are potty trained wh...

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Emotional development

Emotional development

By Jenny-Lee van Biljon The role of emotions Emotions develop through social experience, interaction and expression and these emotiona...

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The value of stimulating your baby

The value of stimulating your baby

We are happy when a baby grows, because a growing baby tends to be a healthy baby. Growth means an increase in height and weight, but not...

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