Cooking With Your Children

Cooking With Your Children

Cooking is an important skill. Being able to cook gives a child the tools they need to become independent in the future – as well as supporting their good nutrition and health throughout life. But, if we start young, cooking can be much more than learning the...
The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels – our children. Through my work with hundreds of children and families as an occupational therapist, I have witnessed this tragedy unfolding right in front of...
Board Games

Board Games

Board games are not just a way to pass the time on a wet day during a power cut. They’re a rich, almost unsurpassed learning opportunity. Consider the very old and well-known game snakes and ladders (alternatively called chutes and ladders). Sit down with your...
Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Having a child who experiences night terrors can be extremely frightening for a parent. But, it won’t bother the child. In the morning, they won’t remember the episode! Night terrors are a type of sleep disturbance –  a partial awakening from a deep, non-dream...