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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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

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

Understanding proprioception

Understanding proprioception

Proprioception provides a body map for navigation. The proprioceptive system is one of the body’s sensory feedback systems. Together with the five senses of touch, smell, taste, hearing and vision,…Continue Reading