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Art as a Therapeutic Resource

Art as a Therapeutic Resource

Amanda Marais Establishing trust and encouraging honest communication are two of the most challenging aspects when providing therapy to children. A therapist’s purpose is to guide their clients with empathy, professionalism, communication, and insight. Art therapy improves emotional expression, promotes insight and problem-solving skills.   The most difficult

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HOW DO I HELP MY CHILD TO HANDLE SCHOOL BULLIES?

HOW DO I HELP MY CHILD TO HANDLE SCHOOL BULLIES?

Henlie Holm I am a child of the late 70s. My childhood years in Kroonstad were filled quality family time.  Church and community were important to us. People still greeted each other and everyone joined in prayer in times of drought. Giving thanks to our Lord for

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Bou jou kind se selfbeeld.

Bou jou kind se selfbeeld.

Ester Steyn ‘n Goeie selfbeeld help ‘n mens om: Effektief te funksioneer, Gelukkig te wees Iets in die lewe te bereik. Dit gee selfvertroue. Kinders leer deur ouers se voorbeeld. ‘n Kind glo wat jy sê – of dit is dat hy oulik is en jy trots

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Build your child’s self-esteem

Build your child’s self-esteem

Ester Steyn To function effectively, To have inner joy and serenity, To make something out of life These are the results of having a good self-esteem. Children learn from caregivers’ example. Every child believes what you say: whether it is that he or she is cute and

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Mamma, lees vir my ‘n storie?

Mamma, lees vir my ‘n storie?

Petra Marais ‘n Peuter, 18 maande tot 3 jaar, is die tyd van “Terrible Two’s” en BESIG-wees! Die Peuter se emosies gaan op en af. Een oomblik is die outjie nog vrolik en opgewek en die volgende oomblik snik hy hartverskeurend oor ‘n speelding wat weg is.

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Mommy, please read me a story? Petra Marais

Mommy, please read me a story? Petra Marais

A toddler, 18 months to 3 years, is the time of “Terrible Two’s” and being BUSY! The toddler years are characterised by fast emotional changes. One moment the little one will still be cheerful and excited and the next moment he sobs as if his heart is

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Wat om van middeloorontsteking te weet.

Wat om van middeloorontsteking te weet.

Rozelle Roets Middeloorontsteking kom algemeen voor en kan slegte gevolge hê as dit nie behandel word nie. Hoe weet ek my kind het middeloorontsteking? Die baba vryf en trek aan oortjies Verlies aan eetlus, geïrriteerdheid en huilerigheid Swak slaapgewoontes Onverklaarbare koors Reageer nie goed op klank nie;

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What to know about middle ear infection

What to know about middle ear infection

Rozelle Roets Middle ear infection is a general condition, but could have bad consequences if not treated properly. How will I know if my child has middle ear infection? The baby pulls or rubs the little ears Loss of appetite, irritability and crying Poor sleeping habits Unexplained

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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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The father I found Odette

The father I found  Odette

  I was only four years-old when you said these words to my mother: “Leave my house, with this little thing of yours. “I was only six when you said these words, “I will never support a child who is not mine.” You rejected me, your flesh

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