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Huffing – Your Child can Die

28th March 2016 admin 0

Huffing is a form of inhalation abuse. Children inhale fumes /vapors of all kinds of household products that are readily available in order to achieve a feeling of euphoria. Unfortunately, this seemingly innocent experimentation that so many children take part in, is deadly, but preventable.

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The Education our Children Receive

11th March 2016 admin 0

As a parent, do stop and consider how easily we get upset with our children in the house when they interrupt, fight or do not listen to us. This happens at school as well, but with many more children to handle at once.

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Childhood Depression

11th March 2016 admin 0

Although we do not often think that children could have depression, we are finding it becoming more prevalent. Children as young as 7 and 8 are committing suicide while we are standing on the side asking ourselves how could we have missed the tell tale signs…

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More Mealtime Battles

9th March 2016 admin 0

Many parents with children that are picky eaters are worried about their child’s weight and whether they are getting in all the minerals and vitamins that they need to grow and function. Set a target to try and cover all the food groups in one week and not in one day.

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Getting your Child off the Couch

9th March 2016 admin 0

Many children discover a new activity that put smiles on their faces and give them a better workout than any of their other activities. Zumbatomics get their heart rates up and their feet tapping. It combines urban dance styles with the reggaeton, hip hop and pop dancing. And most of all it is all about fun!

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Learning how to Study

9th March 2016 admin 0

At some point in our children’s school careers, they will have to pick up their books and study. After having gone through our own schooling, we might have forgotten that studying is an acquired skill that does not come naturally to children.

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Children at Play

1st March 2016 admin 0

Children’s work is play. Through every type of play, your child is honing one or the other skill. The description “child’s play” might not be so apt, because while spending time at play, your child is learning how to control and interact with his environment. Play can be challenging emotionally, socially, intellectually and physically. Playing evolves over time, becoming more mature as certain skills are acquired.