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Articles on Parenting, Child Behaviour and Natural Child Development

All articles are based on personal in-clinic experience, and are supported by current research into brain science. They have been written for general education purposes and do not constitute personal advice. If you are a parent, I encourage you to seek professional support.

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Families and Parenting

Tips to Prepare your Child for Starting School

Is your child ready for school?  Learning, whether in the classroom or elsewhere, is based on a strong foundation of …

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Learning and Behaviour

Challenging Behaviours and Learning Difficulties

At times, all parents feel at a loss to understand what their child might be needing from them. This is …

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Child Development

Building Blocks for Learning

The building blocks for learning happen in stages, each one following the other in a natural sequence. Starting with a …

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Child Development

Retained Primitive Reflexes

When I assess a child with learning and behavioural difficulties, one of the first things I am looking for is …

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Child Development

Floor Play and Tummy Time

  Babies are amazing. They are born knowing exactly what they need to do to grow and develop. They don’t …

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Learning and Behaviour

Developmental Immaturities and Links to Classroom Struggles

Classroom struggles are a familiar story. Many children find the intensity and variety of classroom sensations completely overwhelming. This feeling …

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Learning and Behaviour

Dyslexia – an Holistic View

Are you worried that your child might have signs of dyslexia, or other learning difficulties? Learning to read seems simple …

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Families and Parenting

Understanding Teenagers and Adolescents

Adolescence is generally considered to be the period between ages 12 to 24. It’s a time when your young person …

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Counselling & Psychotherapy

My Story

When our son was born in 1985 I quickly realised I knew very little about parenting. Life gave me plenty …

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