Your adult-friendly home has lots of potential hazards for a child. But you can keep your child safe by finding out what the risks are, and then preventing or removing them.But even when you think you’ve removed all the home […]
by: Doné van Wyk – Facilitator, Motivational Speaker and Coach There has never been a moment in history riper for growth than this moment! Sound decisionmaking, solid values and uncharted foresight will allow us to thrive now, and post Covid-19.An […]
Self-care is not selfish or indulgent—it’s how we keep ourselves well to ensure we are physically, emotionally, and mentally capable of being there for our young children. Parenting a young child is already stressful at times. That’s why it’s important […]
A program of activities has been put together for your kids to do at home during this time. It consists of the school themes for the upcoming 3 weeks. These activities can be done using household items, making it fun […]
Author: Deborah Farmer Kris is a writer, teacher, parent educator, and school administrator. A few weeks ago, my eight-year-old daughter made a glitter jar for my students: “Tell them that when their brain has a glitter storm, they can shake […]
By: Howard J. Osofsky, M.D., Ph.D. Kathleen and John Bricker Chair of Psychiatry The coronavirus (Covid-19) is a major epidemic. Luckily few young children have fallen ill. Most of the sick children have had mild cases. However, young children are […]
Dear Parents We are aware that the continuing worldwide spread of the Corona virus is causing some concern, particularly since the first South African case was officially announced yesterday in KZN. Opti-Baby is monitoring the situation very closely and will […]
By Maria Gehl – Project Director, Mindfulness in Early Childhood When we are compassionate with ourselves, we spend less time caught up in our own emotions. We are more available to be there for others. We feel more peace and […]
By : theconversation.com children come in all shapes and sizes, but not with a manual. Childhood achievements such as walking and talking are often celebrated signs that things are going well in a child’s life. However, once these achievements start […]
By: www.zerotothree.org There is not one “right” way or one “right” age to learn how to use the toilet. Here are some questions and thoughts to keep in mind as you help your child learn to use the toilet. When […]
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