executive functions and adhd

Executive Functions + adhd

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.…

Grade 4 Exam Preparations

3 Exam Preparation tips for Grade 4 Learners writing their first exams

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,…

Capoeira music

Why Capoeira?

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…

Logan Grade 1 Term 2

We have survive the second term of grade 1.  I am very proud of Logan, we worked incredibly hard last term and  he has made great progress.   I have been working rather closely with Logan teacher.  She has given me invaluable tips and showed me the best ways to help Logan. It is quite a relief to…