Kids

Helping your Child make Friends as they start School

Grade R/Grade 1 is an exciting time for many children and their parents. With that excitement, however, comes some challenges. One area of concern for many parents is fostering friendships for their Grade R child. Every parent wants to be sure their child has a friend. Here are some suggestions on how you can help your child in …

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Kids ‘road trip’ Snacks

With the holidays just around the corner, you may be planning a drive down to the coast or up to see the family. Whatever your plans are, here are some great ‘road trip’ snack ideas for the kids. Snack Necklaces Get creative with the string and thread a selection of snacks suitable for threading such as pretzels, …

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Babies and Toddlers

Teaching your child how to swim

You’ve got all your gear ready to go. You’re well rested and so are your kids.  Where do you start? Your first visit to the pool will set the tone for the lessons to come. Use what you know about your child to make it a great experience for him, and he’ll be happy to …

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Kids

Parents & Child Association Kids Clubs

The Parent and Child Association runs weekly Kids Clubs for parents and their babies, from 3 months to 4 years of age. Focused attention between parent and child is an excellent way of expressing unconditional love and is the most accepting climate we can create for our children to work in. The Kids Clubs have …

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Kids

Choosing the right school for your child

As the days turn into months and the months turn into years, I have realised that I need to decide which school I will send my precious (now not so small) baby to. I think it is a hard decision for most parents. All any parent wants is the best for their child. Through my …

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