bath time

Bath time – SCRUB – A – DUB – DUB, How often must I be in the tub?!

For any first time mom, bath time can cause a certain amount of anxiety. The thought of letting that precious baby slip through your fingers is terrifying. While some babies love bath time, others find this sensory rich task somewhat overwhelming and their fussing and crying can make this even more of a daunting task. […]

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breastfeeding

The sensory side of breastfeeding

The health and bonding benefits of breastfeeding are generally well known, as the overwhelming amount of research confirms this as a “best start” practice for babies. The sensory aspects may be less known, unless you are finding a difficulty in this area is hampering the breastfeeding process. Your baby’s amazing sensory system is very busy […]

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Nursery

Designing a sensory smart nursery for your new baby

If you’re a creative mom with high sensory thresholds (in other words you like things brighter, faster, noisier, smellier and blingy-er) then you have to stop and read this blog – learn from my mistakes! I couldn’t wait to paint bright, child-like murals on my new baby’s nursery walls. I loved shopping for bright, cheerful […]

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Heritage Braai

Two things to do to celebrate Heritage Day 2018

Today we are celebrating Heritage Day in South Africa, and the question comes to mind, what is the meaning and also what can we teach our kids about this day? I did some research as a mom to truly understand and found this article that I would like to share with you: Heritage Day – […]

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Sensory Motor Development

The Importance of Sensory Play

Have you ever wondered how playing with your baby or toddler can impact their performance at school in the future? The below diagram of a tree may help you to visualise what is happening with your little one’s development. It is important that, just like a tree, the “root” (or foundation) skills need to be […]

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dysability day

(Dis) – Ability Day, 3 December 2016

The 3rd of December is Disability Day, or the International Day of People with Disability. The United Nations introduced this concept in 1992 to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of integrating disabled persons into every aspect of life. Disability Day is not concerned […]

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