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My child needs glasses. Now what?

My child needs glasses. Now what?

It is a shock to find out that one’s small child can’t see properly. I somehow thought because they are still small their eyes should be very good. Well, actually…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

The power of Touch

The power of Touch

Long time ago, babies were born into their mothers’ welcoming arms. The babies could not walk or talk, so the mothers carried them around and responded to their needs as…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

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