Posted on 5/22/2020 By Odette Leach
Although there has been discussion about the reopening of schools in South Africa from the 1st of June 2020, there is little clarity regarding the basic education sector which includes day care and edu-care centres.
Posted on 1/28/2020 By Odette Leach
Goal setting is an important part of early childhood development and management. It’s a process that helps us understand what we need to do to achieve the goal we have in mind.
Part of the goal-setting process involves designing a customized plan which will serve to motivate us and keep us on the right path so we don’t lose sight of our goals.
Posted on 10/30/2019 By Odette Leach
An important area of focus during the stages of early childhood development, is the positive reinforcement of good behaviour.
In essence, we teach our children how to behave through how we respond to their behaviour. Therefore, it’s important to understand which behaviours deserve attention and which should be ignored.
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 9/26/2018 By Odette Leach
When talking about child development, the most discussed aspects are usually the emotional as well as physical development of your growing child.
However, equally important is the stimulation of children’s imagination and creativity throughout their stages of development. In fact, imagination directly influences a child's emotional and physical development.
Posted on 10/24/2017 By Odette Leach
When it comes to their children’s sleep, many parents are unsure of when, where and how much is required. This often leads to children being in control of their sleep patterns (or lack thereof) which can result in some very unwanted side effects.
Sleep training your toddler is highly important in developing healthy sleep patterns which will play a key role in other areas of your child’s life.