What imperfect Gemstones and a Child’s eyes taught me

It was recently School Holidays again and most holidays we try to make at least one trip to the Scratch Patch. We did the same when I was a child and I remember bursting with exciting when we reached the road leading to the gem paradise. I remember how amazed I was with each stone […]

RESPECT – Tell me what it means to you?

What is Respect? Wikipedia says: “Respect is a positive feeling of esteem or deference for a person or other entity (such as a nation or a religion), and also specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem. Respect can be a specific feeling of regard for the actual qualities of the one respected (e.g., “I […]

10 tips for School Time with your Toddler

Creating a special time (if you are at home or have time in the evenings or weekend) with your toddler to learn about words, numbers and the wonders of the world is a wonderfully rewarding experience. You may not be able to manage this everyday but it is worth the effort to try at least […]

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 […]