Posted on 4/29/2020 By Odette Leach
With children forced to stay at home during lockdown, parents have been placed under a lot of pressure. Not only are they tasked with keeping their children busy while they manage working from home, but they are also now faced with the responsibility of schooling them and maintaining their early childhood development.
Posted on 11/28/2019 By Odette Leach
The first five years of your little one’s life are the most important years of child development. It’s safe to say that these years are what define the rest of your child’s growing and adult life.
Having a child is one of the most beautiful blessings anyone can experience, but with it comes a well of responsibility and putting energy into early childhood development is easily the most important thing any parent can do.
Posted on 5/28/2019 By Odette Leach
The importance of child development, in all its dimensions cannot be stressed enough, and as an Educare Centre in Cape Town, Kay-Dee takes early childhood development very seriously.
We believe that fostering healthy development in a child from birth is the single most valuable thing a parent can do for their little one.
Posted on 11/28/2018 By Odette Leach
Healthy early childhood development depends on several factors, one of which being a well-established bed time routine.
A consistent bedtime routine encourages regulated and normal sleeping patterns. However, many parents will agree that establishing these routines is much easier said than done, in most cases.
Posted on 10/22/2018 By Odette Leach
In the past, particular emphasis was placed on the development of one’s IQ rather than EQ, also known as emotional intelligence.
However, over the years and after many important developments in psychology, it has been discovered that nurturing your child’s emotional intelligence has far greater benefits in the long run.
Posted on 9/4/2018 By Odette Leach
Definition: Early childhood development (ECD) is described by the Children’s Act as the processes of emotional, cognitive, sensory, spiritual, moral, physical, social and communication development of children from birth to school-going age.