I am furious at the idea that people can still refer to ADD or ADHD as a fictitious disease that will go away if we pretend it doesn’t exist. I was asked what I did the weekend when a colleague commented that I am not doing my child a favour by helping them study for … Read More about Let’s pretend ADHD is a fictitious disorder that should be ignored
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I’ve recently been introduced to a concept called executive function. In all honestly, we all know and understand the elements when viewed as separate entities, but when placed together under one umbrella, it is pretty impressive! NITTY GRITTY DETAILS When researching ways to help your child cope better with ADHD, I have been sadly disappointed. … Read More about Executive Functions + adhd
Exam success is key in keeping our little people motivated towards becoming hard working students. When a child battles with a learning disability like ADHD, it can often be that much harder to help your child realise their own potential. Angela Duckworth – Grit, the power of passion and perseverance I recently watched a video … Read More about Exam Success and Other Ways to get Your Child to see their Own Potential
Grade 4 is a tough year in the South African school system. Not only is it the first year kids start rotating classes, it is also their first formal school exams. In between the excitement of running his first stall at the school entrepreneurial day and building a meter long bridge for a school project, … Read More about 3 Exam Preparation tips for Grade 4 Learners writing their first exams
You may think I am ever so slightly sick in my head for choosing the most complex and challenging martial art on the face of the earth. Especially since I have not reached any kind of goal weight! And you are right! WHY CAPOEIRA? It appeals to the hippy in me. The idea of standing in … Read More about Why Capoeira?