Introduction

In modern society there is a heightened awareness of the needs and development of children. Previous generations of children just grew up and coped. Or didn't. Or thrived. Now parents are made to be more aware by the ever-increasing demands of especially school systems. The availability of technology to children is changing the natural order of development. Social media are opening our eyes to different challenges.
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Gross motor checklist

Gross motor checklist

A lot of us wonder when our children should start doing which physical things. The sporting parents may want their little star to join in the fun, which is great.…Continue Reading

A weighted vest for the low tone child

A weighted vest for the low tone child

What does low tone mean?
The best explanation is by means of analogy. Imagine purchasing a mechanical arm that could wash dishes. The arm would need to be…Continue Reading

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

When our children wanted a dog we had to think about it long and hard. We know. It’s a job. They wore us down and we started researching breeds. We…Continue Reading

The princess and the pea

The princess and the pea

I grew up with a number of sensory quirks, which seemed to run in the extended family. These goings on were duly noted and mostly disregarded. I recognise similar traits…Continue Reading

Once upon an obstacle course

Once upon an obstacle course

All of life is an obstacle course. We learn this right from the beginning. The prince had to rescue the princess. She lived in a castle surrounded by a moat…Continue Reading