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Working Memory And Some Memory Boosters

Working Memory is very important basic mental skill for use in our daily life, as well as the life of a child. Working memory is a cognitive system with a limited capacity that is responsible for temporarily holding information available for processing.  Working memory is key to learning as it helps kids hold on to […]

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Allowing your child to fail

Allowing your child to fail will help them to succeed.  These are good words to remember in your quest to raise ‘star’ children.  As parents we all have the desire to see our kids excel and we sometimes don’t allow them to make their own mistakes and learn from them.  This over-parenting or helicopter parenting, […]

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Education Trends

We are educating our kids today for future jobs that don’t even exist at this time. The way technology is changing and the world is evolving at a head spinning rate, we have to pause and question the relevance of what is being taught in the school curriculum and the way that we educate our […]

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The Role Of Parents In Getting Their Children To Study

Does your home become a war zone at exam time?  Is your child studying or simply wasting time? Here is some advice that we hope you find helpful as exam time can be very stressful for the whole family. Referring back to a recent blog we did, the very first thing to consider is your […]

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Teen Apps that parents need to know about

In today’s world it is sometimes hard for parents of a ‘previous generation’ to stay informed and clued up on current trends and influencers in the cyber world that our kids are so easily exposed to and many fall victim to. There is a reported increase in child luring on the internet in South Africa […]


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