Effectively Encouraging Motor Skill Development

There are many things we can do to positively promote appropriate development of both gross and fine motor skills in young children. But first of all, we need to understand why exactly these skills are so essential. Fine motor development refers to the development of coordination of small muscles, usually involving the synchronization of the ...
The Importance Of Making Eye Contact With Your Children

Fact: You are connected through the most powerful line of connection that has no basis in technology.  Recently, students applying to universities were caught off-guard when their application got rejected. Despite having the highest grades and doing all the necessary community work, leadership training and achieving several other impressive accomplishments, they were dumbfounded when they […]

Why is Sensory Play Important For Your Kid?

Rachel O’Leary - Nursery Manager Sensory play is any activity that stimulates young children’s senses. Children use their senses to enable them to explore the world around them, from touching to tasting, smelling, hearing and seeing, by encouraging the development of these senses through organised and varying play activities, we can better ensure that the ...
How To: Combat Tantrums and Threats Like A Boss

Tantrums are like tidal waves. You see them coming a mile away and hope to avoid them if you swim to the shore fast enough. Some parents become so immune to them that you see them staring blankly at their screaming or flailing child with a resigned and long-suffering expression on their faces in the […]

Why Is Routine Important For Kids?

A good routine helps to make up the foundations of any harmonious family setting. Not only does it offer a sense of security, but also provides us with a way in which to get things done! Young children often become fearful of the unknown, whether it be a new veggie to try or even moving […]

Nutrition In The Early Years

Studies show that healthy habits established during early childhood are carried in to adulthood. However, good nutrition is particularly important during the first few years. From the time a child is born until the age of 5, the human body experiences its most rapid period of growth. Early childhood is a time when strong muscles ...
How to Care for Baby’s Teeth

Baby’s teeth care begins before your baby even has teeth. While most, but not all, babies are born without teeth – yes sometimes babies are born with one or two teeth! – gum care from day one is essential to healthy tooth development. Caring for your baby’s gums is very simple; wiping their gums twice […]

What is Psychomotor Therapy?

Psychomotor therapy aims to support and aid an individual’s personal development. It is based on a global view of human beings that considers each individual as a unity of physical, emotional and cognitive actualities, which interact with each other and the surrounding social environment. Psychomotor specialists study the body and its expressiveness. The body is regarded not merely as a mechanism with […]

Everything you need to know about Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is just not what you want to have to deal with. It can be very painful for your baby and will cause you some angst when it comes to nappy changing time. Fortunately, understanding diaper rash and taking the necessary steps can help minimize the likelihood that it happens at all. Diaper rash […]

Changing Table Essentials

One of the most frustrating things for mothers with babies is not having everything where and when they need it.  Standing at a changing table with a dirty baby bottom, frantically searching for the wipes just should not happen! Having a changing table checklist will save you a lot of hassle and unnecessary frustration. Here […]