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Encouraging their 2nd language

From day one of being parents we have spoken to the kids in our own home languages (I grew up in an English home and my hubbie grew up in an Afrikaans home).  We have stuck to it and now … Continue reading

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Sensory Christmas

I find Christmas tough.  I always loved Christmas time as a kid but since I have had my own and they have struggled with all the noise and chaos around the festive season it has become a bit more challenging … Continue reading

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Enjoying Learning

I will never deny that I have moments when I wonder if we are doing enough learning activities.  Am I providing enough learning opportunities but still providing the kids with free time to explore and play on their own ?  … Continue reading

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Book sets from the Bookpeople

I mentioned in a post about 2 months ago that I like buying the kids a new book set as a Birthday and Christmas present and that I buy the book sets from the Bookpeople.  Since that post I have … Continue reading

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Winter shoes with Sensory Kids

Shoe shopping has never been a fun activity for us.  From a young ages both kids actually did not want to have the uncomfortable feeling of shoes and would take them off as soon as they could.  Which, with my … Continue reading

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Swimming with Sensory Kids

Swimming has been a major “thing” is our house forever.  Originally my two sensory kids hated the idea of swimming and I mean hated.  I have lots of memories of them screaming hysterically when we tried to go swimming and … Continue reading

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Side-steps are Good

I often worry are we doing enough ?  Are the kids making enough progress / improvement?  Sometimes it feels like instead of 3 steps forward 1 step back it is 5 steps in a totally random different direction that has … Continue reading

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