Hélène Serfontein

My name is Hélène Serfontein. I am a registered physiotherapist in South Africa. I have two children, ages four and six. My six year old developed vision problems at age four. The developmental impact of compromised vision has prompted me to start researching various aspects relating to vision and early childhood development. I would like to share some of my discoveries in the hopes that other parents may benefit.

Child Development – BODY

Child Development – BODY

A collection of articles on ways to positively impact the physical development of a child:

 

Child Development – MIND

Child Development – MIND

My child needs glasses. Now what?

My child needs glasses. Now what?

It is a shock to find out that one’s small child can’t see properly. I somehow thought because they are still small their eyes should be very good. Well, actually…Continue Reading

Train your brain with jigsaw puzzles (Feva Foam)

Train your brain with jigsaw puzzles (Feva Foam)

Completing a jigsaw puzzle has a number of surprising benefits. As educational toys go, this seemingly simple activity rocks. How do I buy myself 10 minutes for make up and…Continue Reading

Equi-therapy: Therapy on horseback explained

Equi-therapy: Therapy on horseback explained

Josie Adair is an equi-therapist. She kindly wrote this post to introduce equi-therapy to us and explain what it is about and how it works.

My name is Josie…Continue Reading