Child safety in shopping malls

Child safety in shopping malls

Child safety in shopping malls is a huge concern for parents. Koos Herselman , a stress and trauma consultant and personal safety train...

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 Stimulation vs. over-stimulation

Stimulation vs. over-stimulation

We fill up our kid’s diaries with play dates and extra mural activities and forget that children also need downtime. A child shouldn’t be ...

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The Importance of Sense and Touch in Arithmetic

The Importance of Sense and Touch in Arithmetic

For many years educators have had differing opinions regarding the use of your fingers when it comes to counting.  Studies show that se...

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 Uncontrolled movement leads to hyperactivity

Uncontrolled movement leads to hyperactivity

Balance = Controlled movement = Absence if hyperactivity  Reasons why a child might be labelled hyperactive: A lack of discipline,...

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What to expect from an occupational therapist's visit with your child

What to expect from an occupational therapist's visit with your child

An occupational therapist needs to have a 4-year university degree and be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa ...

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Winter study tips

Winter study tips

Studying in general can be quite challenging, but studying in winter can be particularly challenging.  Although we only have one month le...

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Can spectacles weaken your eyes?

Can spectacles weaken your eyes?

If there is one question optometrists are asked on a regular basis, it has to be “Will spectacles make my eyes worse?” Many people belie...

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The key to success

The key to success

Want to know if education is doing its job – teaching kids how to think, live and learn? It turns out that there’s a test. It’s called th...

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