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Play outside, kids

Play outside, kids

Children learn through play. It tickles their imagination. In fun ways they learn to be creative, to grasp new concepts and to solve problems. Outdoor play is especially…Continue Reading

Switch on your child’s core muscles

Switch on your child’s core muscles

The core muscles tie everything together in the centre of the body. They are the control switch. If you flick the core muscles into the ‘on’ position, they pull all…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

Propolis: Natural alternative to antibiotics?

Propolis: Natural alternative to antibiotics?

Honeybees produce a greenish-brown resinous substance called propolis. It is used as a coating for beehives, to strengthen the cells – much like a type of cement. Propolis also acts…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