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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Propolis: Natural alternative to antibiotics?

Propolis: Natural alternative to antibiotics?

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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?

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Sitting pretty: Why is cross-legged sitting important for children?

Sitting pretty: Why is cross-legged sitting important for children?

Growing up we sat cross-legged in school fairly often. The lower grades had carpets in the classrooms. We would sit there listening to the teacher read, or explain certain concepts.…Continue Reading

The importance of Vitamin A

The importance of Vitamin A


Vitamin A
is vital for growing children. This vitamin helps with vision development, healthy eyes and night vision. It is necessary to build strong tooth enamel. Sufficient Vitamin A…Continue Reading