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Clay – the magic for development

Clay – the magic for development

Clay – the magic for development  Alma de Wet Occupational therapist   The goodness of clay   Most likely parents have noticed that when Baby turns his head, the arm on the facing side straightens. This is due to a specific reflex action and is considered as

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Peeling Bananas

Peeling Bananas

Peeling Bananas   Juan’s mom taught him as a child in South America that the correct way to peel a banana is to start where the fruit still hangs on the bunch in the tree. When he studied in the US, he realised that the Americans did

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Adapt: A plan for a leader Anonymous

Adapt: A plan for a leader Anonymous

  My son is in Grade 7 now and I am looking back on the last year without leadership, which has nearly come to its end.  Last year around this time, my child very excitedly boarded the bus to the leadership camp. Everyone was dearly aware of

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Learner driver, learner adult – Cathi Henderson

Learner driver, learner adult  – Cathi Henderson

  A lot of my thinking and reflecting happens on my drive home from work each afternoon. It’s the time of day when I change my teacher hat into a parent hat. Little things about my home, family and specifically my children set my mind racing off

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Tips for using a walking ring Compiled by Janien Louw, occupational therapist

Ensure that Baby’s feet are flat on the ground – he should not hang in the walking ring, but rather be able to push himself up with his feet to stand up straight. Your baby should first master the building blocks of rolling, sitting and crawling before you

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Teenagers, broken dreams and new life

Teenagers, broken dreams and new life

Teenagers, broken dreams and new life Erna Rheeder I feel new life; it’s dead in me It’s me alone; instead of “we” We had much fun, but now, it’s gone I want to talk, but there is none. Oh, when HE heard, he walked away The fun

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Post example in child development

Post example in child development

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Resilient Child

Resilient Child

Resilient Child This post is an example.

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