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Gross motor skills

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Gross motor includes the use of larger muscle groups such as the legs and arms and involves every day functions like walking, standing, running, climbing and balance

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Fine Motor Skills

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Fine motor is the use and co-ordination of smaller muscle groups such as the hands, fingers, nerves and bones. School requires good use of fine motor skills, which include things like cutting, sticking, hand writing, puzzles

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Why our kids have meltdowns

Posted by Veniece Lazarou on

So, you collect your two beautiful angels from daycare. They seem to have had a wonderful day, appear to be cheerful and just so happy. Us as moms are also just thrilled to see our kiddies so happy. We put them into the car, and as usual make our way home…suddenly things change drastically, your two calm kiddies suddenly have a meltdown, a sudden change of personality, I mean who are these kids? What is happening? The screaming, the sibling rivalry, and the complete chaos from the time one leaves the daycare all the way home. Seriously!!What has happend? What...

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What is Play Therapy?

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Children do not always have the language skills or the vocabulary to communicate their thoughts and feelings. Through the use of Play Therapy, a child is able to use their natural means of expression, namely play, as a non-threatening therapeutic method to assist them in coping with emotional stress or trauma. Play therapy is a specialized counselling approach in which different games, toys and mediums (such as clay, sand, water and paint) are used to facilitate a child or adolescent in expressing their emotions, thoughts and needs. It helps them to become aware and to understand muddled feelings about certain...

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Dental hygiene in infants and toddlers

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Dental hygeine is crucial for babies and infants even when they are unable to do so themselves. Have you considered the Tiny Chewbrush? The Tiny chewbrush 

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