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Household chores and pocket money

Household chores and pocket money

Here’s a secret that no one ever tells you: Small children love to help around the house. They love the recognition it brings and gives them a huge sense of…Continue Reading

Retained Primitive Reflexes

Retained Primitive Reflexes

What are primitive reflexes?
Movement stimulates brain connections. Neonatal reflexes are present in the womb and the early stages of life and occur in a specific sequence to wire the brain…Continue Reading

Why Epsom salt baths?

Why Epsom salt baths?

Epsom salts are magnesium sulphate (or sulfate). They dissolve easily in water and are readily absorbed through the skin. Taking a bath with Epsom salts is an easy way to…Continue Reading

The problem with TV (and other screens)

The problem with TV (and other screens)

Children learn through play. They establish brain connections through movement. These brain connections ensure that children can concentrate on a task when they reach school age. They help with impulse…Continue Reading

What does vestibular mean?

What does vestibular mean?

The body has various feedback systems. The five senses of hearing, smell, taste, vision and touch along with proprioception and vestibular input make up the body’s…Continue Reading