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Keep life simple… like Africans do

By | July 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

My husband and I are campers and explorers. We love travelling through our own and neighbouring countries and prefer to take the roads less travelled when doing so. There’s an unspoken understanding between inhabitants of [...]

Children’s work is to play

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Education blog|

On the 1st of May, countries worldwide celebrated Worker’s Day. This public holiday was first introduced in 1891 and South Africa has been joining in since 1994. This annual “day off”, also known as May [...]

Why parents need Sensory Intelligence®

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

I have been working as an occupational therapist in a clinical setting for the past 20 years. Although the hands-on part of my work involves individual therapy with children, I have learnt over the years [...]

Teaching in a pressure cooker

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

In this beautiful country we love to call home, we too often see the destructive consequences of prolonged stress and bottled up emotions: High frustration levels Anxiety Passive-aggressive behaviour Violence It saddens me to realize [...]

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 [...]