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Mama (In)sanity: Self-regulation to stay sane

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

In the eye of the storm Today was my 6-year old's hair-grooming day.  He has a sensitive sensory profile, and the cutting of his hair resulted in tactile discomfort. He generally finds it hard not [...]

Love like Papa Smurf

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

As a youngster growing up in the 80’ies, I loved watching The Smurfs on TV. We were allowed only a limited amount of screen time, so you had to prioritise… and The Smurfs always made [...]

Keep it calm during exam time

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

The end of the year is synonymous with exam time. Whether a child is in grade 4 or in grade 12, exam stress is very real and very common. Children are under great pressure to [...]

Calming anxious kids through sensory play

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Education blog|

I consider myself one of the lucky people who experienced a mainly stress-free childhood. Afternoons were filled with valuable fun times spent with friends. After school and (a little bit of) homework, we’d ride our [...]

Sensory play is learning

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

Play is the universal language of all children. Play is essential to human and brain development, creativity and it is the foundation to all learning in life. All areas of a child’s growth - social, [...]

ADHD – Strategies to improve learning

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most talked about conditions within the schooling and parenting world. It is a controversial subject, one that leads to much distress in both teachers and parents. [...]