Mental Health Awareness month October is Mental Health Awareness month and the focus for the 2018 theme is: ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world.’ The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) estimates that “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in South Africa and about 1 in 5 South Africans … Read moreDoes your child have an anxiety disorder?
Said No Teacher, Ever Children are often under the impression that they cannot study for a maths test or exam because they do not know which “numbers” the teacher will ask. However, the test will be based on work covered, so maths formulas need to be memorised and, in order to be prepared for any … Read moreYou Can’t Study for a Maths Exam…
How handwashing with soap can help save lives Many diseases, including diarrhoea, are transmitted by a failure to practice basic hygiene. Diarrhoea is the third leading cause of deaths among children under five and presents a major public health problem in South Africa1. The 2014 General Household Survey (GHS) recorded more than 60 000 childhood … Read moreNo child should suffer from preventable diseases
The perfect family car What makes the VW Tiguan Allspace such a special family car? It is obvious that this vehicle has been designed to meet almost every requirement a family has when they travel. Be it to school or an annual holiday. Extremely Spacious The boot area is huge (210mm longer than the previous … Read moreVW Tiguan Allspace review – the perfect family car
It’s a fair question for parents to think about: Will it influence my child negatively to allow screen time if they prefer it over reading? Edublox investigates and shares a few tips on how to get your child excited about reading books. A recent study conducted at the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation tested children’s brains … Read moreCan screen time replace reading?
When it comes to individual or family recreational activities, there is never a shortage of options in South Africa. But when you live in the Eastern Cape, it’s practically criminal to not take advantage of our vast coastline and learn to surf and swim. There is no better place to learn the ropes and tricks … Read moreHave your child learn how to surf and swim at Jeffrey’s Bay Surf School
As the mid-year exams loom in a few months, children will write tests to measure how much they can remember of what they have learned. Being able to concentrate in class is a critical step in the learning process and is fundamental for success in school. When a child struggles to concentrate, a worried teacher … Read moreUnderstanding Your Child’s Concentration Problems
The SA Childcare Association launched on 31 October 2015 and has its Head Office in Pretoria. 2017 marked a very important “joining of hands” as the Managing Director of SACC appointed Leisel Petrie, Owner and Principal of Incredible Kids Daycare, also winner of Regional Business Achiever Award for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015 by … Read moreWho are The SA Childcare Association?
By Jesica Slabbert With the revival of gaming as a popular pastime for both adults and kids, Port Elizabeth gamers were over the moon when a new gaming store, aptly named Game On, recently opened at the Lorraine Garden Centre. Owned by Nicholas Gunston, who also co-owns Gunston’s Gastropub at Bridge Street, the … Read moreGame on…Finally, Port Elizabeth’s gamers have a home