Keeping your children connected during the pandemic

Keeping your children connected during the pandemic

  It’s been challenging to stay connected to other people thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. Educator Kerry McArthur has some tips for how to ensure your children still have social connections. Over the last year it has been apparent that both logical thought and...

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How to nurture imaginary play?

How to nurture imaginary play?

Because children learn through imaginary play, it’s important to encourage this kind of play, writes Dr Jo-Marie Bothma, clinical psychologist and play therapist. There are two words that can open up all kinds of worlds for your children: “Just pretend ...” With those...

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Should my toddler exercise?

Should my toddler exercise?

An exercise programme? For toddlers? It’s not so much about formal exercise as getting your kids active from the start, writes fitness expert Potso Mpandawana. You are probably thinking … should my toddler exercise? They are only two years old! That surely can’t be...

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Top types of brain-boosting toys for toddlers

Top types of brain-boosting toys for toddlers

There’s a dizzying array of toys out there for your children. Occupational therapist and mom Tasha-Leigh Williams gives advice on what toys will help to boost your toddler’s brain development. Play is a massive and important part of our children’s lives, which is why...

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