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Stimulating activities for babies 0-3 months

Henlie Holm Here are a few tips to help you develop your little one’s senses. 1. Sight Babies can observe forms and some colours, but everything is hazy. Young babies cannot observe objects further away than 30 cm. From four months, they can see further away than

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Bou die basis vir die toekoms

Ruan Pieterse Balans tussen prestasie en genot is die belangrikste faktor wanneer dit kom by motivering en ondersteuning van ‘n kind. Elke kind is uniek en sy eie potensiaal as individu moet bevorder word. Ons vergelyk nooit een kind met ‘n ander kind nie. Laat ‘n kind

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Bou die basis vir jou kind se toekoms

Ruan Pieterse Balans tussen prestasie en genot is die belangrikste faktor wanneer dit kom by motivering en ondersteuning van ‘n kind. Elke kind is uniek en sy eie potensiaal as individu moet bevorder word. Ons vergelyk nooit een kind met ‘n ander kind nie. Laat ‘n kind

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Wenke vir ma’s tienerseuns grootmaak

Megan de Beyer Glo in jouself as ma. Jy is duidelik lief vir jou seun en gee vir hom om. Vind maniere om jou selfvertroue te herontdek. As jy glo dat jy met integriteit vanuit omgee opgetree het, is dit die beste wat jy kan doen. Hou

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Tips for moms raising teens

Megan de Beyer Believe in yourself as a mother. You clearly love and care for your son. Find ways to rediscover your confidence in yourself. If you believe you have acted with integrity from a place of care, that’s the best you can do. Stop with the

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Learn to read play-play (Series of 9)

Lomé Louw One must learn to read, so that you can read to learn. There are certain skills that a toddler must master to be able to read. I like to refer to these skills as games to prepare your toddler for reading. Skill 2: Visual foreground

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Leer lees speel-speel! (Reeks van 9)

Lomé Louw ‘n Mens moet leer lees, sodat jy kan lees om te leer. Daar is sekere vaardighede wat ‘n kleuter moet bemeester om te kan lees.  Ek verwys graag na hierdie vaardighede as speletjies om jou kleuter gereed te kry vir lees. Vaardigheid 2: Visuele voorgrond/agtergrond

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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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