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  • The beginning of beauty
    The beginning of beauty
    Amanda from Belgium He speaks beautifully in Netherlands and seamlessly crosses over to Farsi (Persian). The Iranian surgeon’s work is to restore broken...
  • 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...
  • Improve communication with your partner
    Improve communication with your partner
    Henlie Holm Dr Gary Smalley is a marriage expert who has published more than 40 marriage and parenting books. He supplies the following...

The beginning of beauty

The beginning of beauty

Amanda from Belgium He speaks beautifully in Netherlands and seamlessly crosses over to Farsi (Persian). The Iranian surgeon’s work is to restore broken lips and palates. Here, but also in Iran. Often he does this work for free in Iran, when the parents don’t have money. With

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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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Improve communication with your partner

Improve communication with your partner

Henlie Holm Dr Gary Smalley is a marriage expert who has published more than 40 marriage and parenting books. He supplies the following practical ways to improve communication between marriage partners: Be aware of your body language. Keep an open, relaxed posture. Crossed arms and legs send

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The au pair wears blue gloves

The au pair wears blue gloves

By Amanda from Belgium My hubby and I had to go somewhere for an appointment which would not take very long. It was one of those appointments where it would not be a good idea to take Dolla with. Usually she accompanies us wherever we go. We

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Die Kinderoppasser dra blou handskoene

Die Kinderoppasser dra blou handskoene

deur Amanda van België Ek en Mangoed moes êrens heen vir ’n afspraak wat nie lank sou duur nie. Dit is nou een van daardie afsprake waarby dit gewoon net gemakliker sou wees as ons Dolla nie saamgaan nie. Gewoonlik gaan sy saam waarheen ons ook al

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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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