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Mom's Diary WORLD DAY DIABETES
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SACRIFICE Some tips to help beat the sugar cravings: BASIC OVERVIEW OF DIA BETES: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a condition caused by a problem in the way your body produces or responds to insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by your pancreas necessar y to transpor t blood sugar (glucose) derived from carbohydratecontaining foods (starchy food, fruit, sugar & milk products) into the muscles in order to provide them with energy. It therefore keeps the sugar in your blood within an acceptable range. We get two different types of diabetes namely Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 DM is most of ten diagnosed in children and young people but is not limited to these age groups. In this type, the pancreas produces ver y lit tle or no insulin at all which results in high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) because glucose builds up in the blood instead of going into the cells. It is most likely caused by a disorder where the body at tacks the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, but researchers are not sure of the exact cause for this. When you have Type 2 DM, the pancreas makes insulin, but the different cells in your body do not respond to insulin as they should, which also results in the glucose not get ting into the cells to give them energy. When this happens, the glucose also builds up in the blood and causes hyperglycemia. This type of diabetes is normally diagnosed in people who are over weight and mostly develops over a longer period of time. People with a family histor y of DM, an unhealthy diet, low level of physical activity and excess fat around their waists have a higher risk of developing this condition. 4
Symptoms of Diabetes include: • Fatigue • Hunger • Frequent urination • Increased thirst • Skin infections or sores that heal slowly • Blurred vision • Tingling feeling in your feet • Involuntar y weight-loss W HAT IS TR EATM EN T FOR DIA BETES? The treatment of diabetes includes medication, physical activity and healthy eating. The diet recommended for people with diabetes is not a special diet. It is the way all of us should eat – low in fat, sugar and salt, with plenty of fruit, vegetables, salads and high-f iber starchy foods. The great news is that Type 2 Diabetes is preventable and by making choices towards a healthier lifestyle from childhood will reduce the risk for developing Diabetes! HOW DO I ENSUR E THAT M Y CHILDR EN A R E CONSUMING LESS SUGA R AN D FAT? Nature intended for us to enjoy sugar, and in fact it is what children’s bodies run on. But really it is the sugar that naturally occurs in fruit and some vegetables that their body needs, not the ref ined, processed stuff that they crave in sweets, cookies and sugar y drinks. Without ref ined sugar in your child’s life, fruit will begin to taste sweeter and you may be surprised to f ind it goes a long way to satisfy their sweet tooth in the same way a sweets and chocolates once might have. Even by making small changes in the amount of sugar and fat added to beverages, meals and snacks you can reduce your children’s intake to healthier levels. TRY THESE PR ACTICAL TIPS: • Star t with a healthy balanced diet. Offer your child three healthy meals and two healthy snacks to ensure stable blood sugar levels, this is the f irst step in beating their sugar cravings. • Encourage them to have water or sof t drinks and cordial with no sugar instead of sugar y drinks. Tr y diluting fruit juice with sparkling water or soda water.
• Remember drinking water remains the best! • Cut down on sugar used in tea and coffee or use ar tif icial sweeteners, xenical is a more natural sweetener. • Choose tinned fruit in natural juice or fresh fruit instead of tinned fruit with syrup. • Make fruit salads with low sugar yoghur t as a desser t instead of high sugar desser ts. • Make home made custard and half the sugar content of the custard. • Make ice lollies from low sugar fruit cordial, you can add small pieces of fruit to the lollies. Children love these in the hot summer months. • Make healthy fruit smoothies with a variety of colour ful fruit and mix with yoghur t and crushed ice. • Tr y halving the sugar used in recipes or replace sugar with dried fruit. This will work easily in most recipes. • Give raisins, dried mangoes, dried apple rings or any dried fruit as a snack • Tr y using low fat spreads on bread instead of jam, honey and syrup. • Replace ice-cream, chocolates, biscuits, cakes & sweets by offering them healthier snacks. • Teach them to choose wholegrain and high f ibre food more of ten • Read the Label: Sugar has found its way so deeply into our lives that it’s now in many places you wouldn’t suspect. Peanut but ter and tomato sauce are some of the more obvious even purpor tedly healthy items like soymilk , whole grain bread, pasta sauce and natural cereals contain sugar. You may have the best intentions possible. You may diligently avoid all the usual culprits: soda, cookies, sweets, cakes and ice creams. And yet you child still might be getting unknowingly dosed with sugar. If you want to beat sugar and sugar cravings you have to be alert, always read the label!! Aim for products containing less than 10g of sugar per 100g and choose more natural and fresh products. Ar ticle Writ ten by: Elsabé Lourens Tel: 084 522 8403 Employed by Natalie Grobler
DIABETIC SWEET POTATO AND CARROT BAKE 5 – 6 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 5 mm thick slices (500 g) 2 -3 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated (225 g) 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored, peeled and cut into slices (150 g) 50 ml chopped fresh parsley 1 ml salt freshly ground pepper to taste 125 ml SPAR Cheddar cheese, grated (50 g) 250 ml SPAR low-fat milk 2 medium eggs, beaten (100 g) grated nutmeg Boil the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes in a little water, until just cooked. Drain. Steam the grated carrots of 5 to 10 minutes, until just cooked, and still crisp. Layer the ingredients in a greased 250 mm x 250 mm ovenproof dish as follows: half the sweet potato slices, carrots, apple, parsley, salt, pepper and cheese. Repeat the layers. Beat together the milk and egg and pour over the dish. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and cover the dish with a lid or foil. Bake for 20 minutes at 180ºC. Remove the lid and bake for a further 25 to 30 minutes, until the egg mixture has set. Serve hot, with a main dish such as roast chicken.
Daar is ‘n baie groot behoefte net hier op ons voorstoep onder kindertjies. Kom ons maak ‘n verskil in net een kind se lewe vandag.
Laeveld Kinder fonds is ‘n organisasie wat in die behoef te van ons eie kinders in kleuterskole, laerskole en hoërskole in die Laeveld omgewing voorsien. Laeveld kinders word geidentif iseer deurmiddel van maatjies, onder w ysers en die welsyn. Die kinder fonds is ‘n hulpfonds wat net bydra tot die daaglikse behoef tes van kinders. Dit sluit toebroodjie projek te by skole, kospakkies naweke en vakansies, en skr y f behoef tes, skooltoere in. Ons gemeenskap se babas word ook gehelp en versorg deur formule melk , kos, doeke en skoonmaakmiddels. Ons wil baie graag deur middel van Projek Annebell, jong meisies bereik wat nie sanitêre ware, deodorant ens. kan bekostig nie. Laeveld Kinder fonds hou elke jaar vir die behoef tige kinder tJies ‘n kerspar ty tjie. Hierdie jaar sal ook ‘n par ty tjie in Nelspruit gehou word.
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Since it's Malaria Awareness Week in Southern Africa in November, we've collected some important notes on the topic.
What is malaria?
Malaria is a vector-borne disease caused by single celled parasites, the Plasmodium protozoa, and transmit ted by female Anopheles mosquitoes. A vector is something that carries a disease from one living thing to another. In malaria’s case, the vector is the female Anopheles mosquito. Malaria can also be transmit ted from mother to fetus or by blood to blood contact from sharing needles or blood transfusions. About six ty species of the Anopheles mosquito are major transmit ter s of the disease.
REMEMBER THE “ABC” OF MALARIA PREVENTION Awareness: Be aware of the risk Bite prevention: Avoid being bit ten by mosquitoes, take the necessar y precautions. See ar ticle on page 7. Chemoprophylaxis: Use prophylaxis to protect your self against malaria. Consult your doctor or pharmacist. Diagnosis: insist on diagnostic tests if fever develops a week or more af ter exposure to malaria. Effective malaria treatments: Are available and it is impor tant to get the appropriate treatment specif ic to your circumstances.
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Malaria symptoms may only develop 10 -14 days af ter an infective mosquito bite. If a per son has taken chemoprophylaxis, this period might be even longer. Non-specif ic f lu-like symptoms are common presenting symptoms of malaria. Some of these include: fever, rigor s, headache, sweating, fatigue, myalgia (back and limbs), abdominal pain, diarrhoea, appetite loss, nausea and vomiting, cough. In young children, malaria may present with fever, lethargy, poor feeding and vomiting. You should seek immediate medical at tention if you have f lu-like symptoms for up to six months af ter visiting a malaria area. Infor mation retr ieved and adapted from w w w.malar ia .org.za
SUMMER FIRST AID Summer’s here, and it’s time to put up your defences. Know the first-aid moves that will keep your family safe. Whether you’re at the beach, in the bush, or just in the back yard, be sure your family knows what they’re getting into. Check out some common summer threats, and make sure you know what to do if one of your family members were to need immediate care. Mopani Pharmacy has also compiled a free, comprehensive 'Holiday Checklist' for a safer, healthier holiday; available in-store.
BEE STINGS Gently push out the stinger using a blunt-edged object such as a credit card or the dull side of a knife. Don’t pluck it out with your f inger s because you may squeeze venom back into the skin. Clean the wound with soap and water, apply ice, then dab on Stingose, available at Mopani Pharmacy. If your child is wheezing or having trouble breathing, this could signal an allergic reaction; get to an emergency room immediately. Prevention: Don’t cater to the bee’s sweet tooth: At a picnic, serve lemonade or soda in sports bottles and sippy cups. And avoid using heavily perfumed soaps or shampoos.
TICK BITES Lightly grip the tick with tweezer s, close to the skin, then pull it off. Clean the area and apply an antiseptic ointment. Jaco Venter, Mopani Pharmacist suggests Polysporin Ointment. If within three to 30 days the bite mark expands or turns into a bull’s-eye-shaped rash larger than three inches in diameter, it could be a sign of Tick Fever. Fever, achiness, and headache may follow. With any of these symptoms, consult a doctor. But you’ll have to wait until six weeks af ter the bite for testing, the antibodies won’t react until then. Prevention: The easiest may to prevent tick bite fever is to avoid being bitten by ticks. Avoiding rural or wilderness areas where ticks are likely to occur is one way to achieve this, but not a great solution if you enjoy hiking and camping. Other measures are generally common-sense, such as wearing insect repellents and long trousers and sleeves. Mopani Pharmacy recommends Bayticol clothing & sock Spray.
Malaria Prevention: Stay in well-screened rooms. Sleep under bed nets and wear clothes treated with insecticide (e.g. permethrin). Always wear insect repellent. (Products available at Mopani Pharmacy include Insect Repellent Patches, Mosquito Armbands and Mosquito Guard Natural Aerosol.) Wear long pants and longsleeved shirts to reduce the amount of exposed skin. Avoid the outdoors between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active. Remember to talk to your Mopani pharmacist about the option of anti-malaria medication.
SWIMMER’S EAR If your child’s ear is red and itchy - and the pain gets wor se when you tug on it - he probably has swimmer’s ear, which may be caused by a bacteria or fungus. Mopani Pharmacy recommends Swimmer s' Ear Drops. Also, keep him away from the water for a few days - or at least have him swim with his head above water. If the pain doesn’t let up within 24 hour s, see a doctor. Prevention: Before the kids go swimming, pick up some Swim Seal Earplugs (a type that molds to the ear) to block out water - available at Mopani Pharmacy. Or try the homemade version: a piece of cotton dipped in petroleum jelly. If your kids are prone to swimmer’s ear, limit diving and underwater swimming.
JELLYFISH STINGS As you scrape away the jelly f ish tentacles -- a credit card will do the trick -- rinse the area with salt water. (In fresh water, the tiny tentacles can expand and actually sting your child all over again.) Ask a lifeguard for vinegar, which neutralizes the venom. For instant pain relief, Mopani Pharmacy also recommends Stingose. Prevention: Ask a lifeguard about the water conditions before swimming in the ocean. Retr ieved and adapted from w w w.goodhousekeeping.com
MALARIA Malaria is an infection caused by a parasite that is passed to humans through a mosquito bite. Malaria can be fatal and aff licts roughly 50 0 million people each year. Be over-protective when visiting high-risk areas. If your child is scratching a mosquito bite, apply something warm to the swollen red spot. (A mug of hot water wrapped in a dishtowel will do.)
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SELF DEFENCE WEEK
This holiday course has been especially developed by us to help 'bully-proof ' kids, in preparation of the nex t school year. This self-defence course does not only build self-conf idence, it also affords Mom a way to keep young ones enter tained and out of mischief over the long school holidays. This course includes basic striking and kicking, escaping, moving and danger movement combinations, groundwork and ground f ighting as well as verbal 'bully-proof ing' skills. After completion of the course, your child will be able to: • use the handy tips to stay out of harms way • identify any possible dangerous situations • use their senses • use proper punches and kicks • escape from any grasps • use common sense to use ever yday objects as self-defence weapons • use empty hands against an at tacker/bully • defend themselves from the ground The course will be held from
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MOM'S NOTES: SCHOOL ESSENTIALS Most schools provide a shopping list of essential items your child will need during term time. If you haven't received one yet, we’ve compiled a list of back to school essentials to help you get started. See this pull-out WIZ KIDS ORDER FORM next, for less 'back-to-school' stress next year! SCHOOL UNIFORM Check school uniform requirements with your child's school • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
bla zer jumper shir ts/blouses and tie trouser s/skir ts PE kit t-shir t / PE top PE shor ts / PE skir t specif ic spor ts wear (r ugby shir t, netball skir t) tr ack suit sock s/tights shoes and plimsolls/tr ainer s football/r ugby/hockey boots school bag and PE bag swimming shor ts/tr unk s/suit name tags
STATIONERY AND BOOKS Common back to school essentials include: • pens • pencils, coloured pencils, shar pener and er aser • felt tip pens and highlighter s • pencil case • r uler, protr ac tor, compass • calculator/scientif ic calculator • notepad • Tippex /cor rec tion f luid • English dic tionar y, language dic tionar y (French, Ger man etc.) and atlas • tex tbook s (remember to dig out las t year’s tex tbook s and homewor k diar y to take back to school).
Everyday school essentials: Put together packed lunches and school bags the night before and ensure you check travel plans to and from school in plenty of time to avoid stress on the f irst day back . Don’t forget these of ten overlooked term-time essentials:
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Product Description Colour In Books & Paper Pads
APRON - GROW (Hook & Loop)
80pg SUPER ACTIVITY BOOK
APRON - MARLIN KIDS (Plastic)
240pg ACTIVITY BOOK
BOOK BAG - CROXLEY (PVC - Ass Colours with Velcro)
80pg BIG-TIME BUMPER COLOUR IN BOO
BEAN BAG - Ass. Colours
304pg GIANT COLOUR IN BOOK
CHAIR BAG - CORB (Denim)
PAPER PAD (Bright's) 50 x A4 - MARLIN
CHAIR BAG - MARLIN KIDS (Polyester)
BOARD PAD (Bright's) 25 x A4 - MARLIN
SKIPPING ROPES - GROW (Plastic)
SKIPPING ROPES (Wooden Handle)
SOFT COVERS A4 72pg - Feint & Margin
SOFT COVERS A4 72pg - Quad & Margin
HARD COVERS A4 96pg - Feint & Margin
SPONGE TISSUE BOX PLASTIC BALL
Chalkboard / Whiteboard Equipment
HARD COVERS A4 192pg - Feint & Margi
HARD COVERS A4 192pg - Quad & Margi
WHITEBOARD - GROW A4 Plastic
EXAMINATION PADS A4 100pg - Punched
BLACKBOARD - GROW A4 Plastic
JUMBO CHALK - COLOURED 6's - MARLIN KIDS
PODGY PASTLES 10's - ROLFES
JUMBO CHALK - WHITE 6's - MARLIN KIDS
PASTELS CHUBBY 10's - DALA
CHALK - COLOURED 12's - MARLIN KIDS
CHALK - WHITE 12's - MARLIN KIDS
Wax Crayons & Retractables
WHITEBOARD MARKERS - MARLIN
JUMBO WAX CRAYONS 9's - MARLIN KID
WHITEBOARD MARKERS WITH ERASER- GROW
C9 TEDDY WAX CRAYONS 9's - ROLFES
Counters ABACUS 120 Beads - Plastic
OIL PASTELS 12's - MARLIN KIDS
WAX CRAYONS 8mm 12's - MARLIN KIDS R 45.00
RETRACTABLE CRAYONS FLORESCENT 8'
ABACUS 100 Beads - Wooden
RETRACTABLE CRAYONS 12's - MARLIN
100 x COUNTERS (Pocker Chips)
WAX CRAYONS TWISTERS 12's - MON-AM
100 x COUNTERS (Sticks)
COLOUR PENCILS 12's TRIANGULAR - M
(12pc or 24pc) PUZZLE - Ass
COLOUR PENCILS 12's LONG - MARLIN K
(25pc or 30pc) PUZZLE - Ass
COLOUR PENCIL 12's - STAEDTLER
48pc PUZZLE - Ass
COLOUR PENCILS 24's LONG - MARLIN K
54pc PUZZLE - Ass
Fibre Tip Pens - Koki / Highlighters
60pc PUZZLE - Ass
JUMBO KOKI PENS 8's - MARLIN KIDS
100pc PUZZLE - Ass
WASHABLE MARKERS 12's - CORB
(108pc / 120pc / 150pc) PUZZLE - Ass
Pencil Bags/Boxes & Equipment
FIBRE TIP KOKI PENS 12's - MARLIN KID LIQUID PEN HIGHLIGHTERS 6's - CORB
PENCIL BAG 34cm (Denim)
PENCIL BAG 2 Division (Denim)
Pens & Pencils
BLUE PENS 1's - MARLIN
SHARPNER 1 hole with container - CORB
BLUE PENS RETRACTABLE 5's - MARLIN
SHARPNER 2 hole with container - CORB
PENS 2's - BIC
ERASER 60x20x10mm - MARLIN LARGE
FREE STYLER 10's (10 Colours) - MARLIN
ERASER 45x20x10mm - MARLIN TENDER
PENCIL TRIANGULAR 1's - MARLIN
CORB - SISSORS 130mm
2H PENCILS 4's - MARLIN
CORB - LEFT HAND SISSORS 130mm
HB PENCILS 4's - MARLIN
RULER 30cm - MARLIN SHATTER RESISTANT
HB PENCILS 3's - STAEDTLER
CHILDS’ DETAILS Childs' Boy/Girl: Details Name: _______________________ Childs Name: ______ Age & GradeAge : __________________ & Grade:
Boy / Girl
School: School: _______________________
LOUR IN BOOK
A4 - MARLIN KIDS
A4 - MARLIN KIDS
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GLUE STICK 21g - MARLIN
GLUE STICK 35g - MARLIN
GLUE STICK 20g - PRITT
GLUE STICK 40g - PRITT
WOOD GLUE 200ml - PONAL
WHITE CRAFT GLUE 125ml - MARLIN
Files / Folders & Plastic Pockets
int & Margin
RINGBINDER FILE A4 (pvc) - Thin
uad & Margin
LEVER ARCH FILE A4 (pvc) - Thick
CARRY FOLDER (Toeknipsakkie) - Ass. Colours
eint & Margin
Feint & Margin
FLIP FILE A4- 10 pocket - CROXLEY
Quad & Margin
FLIP FILE A4 - 20 pocket - CROXLEY
0pg - Punched
FLIP FILE A4 - 30 pocket - CROXLEY
FLIP FILE A4 - 50 pocket - CROXLEY
UNI FILE A4 - 10 pocket
UNI FILE A4 - 20 pocket
UNI FILE A4 - 30 pocket
UNI FILE A4 - 50 pocket
bles MARLIN KIDS
's - ROLFES
PLASTIC POCKETS A4 10's - MARLIN
Book Covers & Equipment
PRECUT COVERS A4 5's
ORESCENT 8's - MARLIN
's - MARLIN
PRECUT COVERS A4 10's (Brown)
( Blue / Pink / Yellow / Green / Lilac )
12's - MON-AMI
PLASTIC ROLLS 450mm x 3m - 45 micron
ANGULAR - MARLIN KIDS
SLIP ON BOOK COVERS A4 10's - MARLIN
PLASTIC ROLLS 450mm x 3m - 100 micron
G - MARLIN KIDS
CLEAR TAPE 12mm x 33m
Calculator & Math Sets
G - MARLIN KIDS
RLIN KIDS CORB
- MARLIN KIDS
S 6's - CORB
5's - MARLIN
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BASIC CALCULATOR - MARLIN SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR 56 functions - MARLIN
SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR 240 functions - CROXLEY
MATH SET 11pc IN METAL CONTAINER - MARLIN
R 9.00 R 38.00
R 1.50 R 11.00 R 8.50 R 18.00 R 2.50
R 9.00 R 16.50 R 1.30
R 14.00 R 32.00 R 115.00 R 14.00
School Bags JUNIOR BACKPACK - 3 DIVISION
BACKPACK - 5 DIVISON
TOTAL: __________ Total: Delivery Address: _____________________ _____________________ Delivery Address: ______________________________
R 8.00 R 7.00 R 19.50
Signature: ____________________ Signature: ______________________________
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Hout plankies/lepeltjies Ak r iel Ver f Wit Plak kaat Ver f Gom P ypskoonmaker s Kor reltjie k r ale Fyn-punt per manente mer ker Groen tissue papier Rooi k r ale of glit ter Toutjies
Kids will get a real kick out of decor ating these lit tle evergreens - - the mini bulbs come alight when you punch holes in the outer layer s, revealing the colored paper sandwiched bet ween them.
Plak swar t k r aletjies om oe te vor m, en teken n gesig gie met 'n per manente mer ker. Ver sier met n groen k r aag van tissue papier (ongeveer 2cm breed), en rooi 'bessies' van k r ale. Plak nog k r ale vir k nopies. Maak n lissie van tou, plak die k nopie van die lissie ag ter op die plankie en laat heeltemal droog voor dat die opgehang word.
Sandwich the red and yellow paper bet ween 2 pieces of green card s tock . Cut out a tree shape. Remove the red sheet and punch a few r andom holes through the 3 remaining layer s. Then remove the yellow sheet and replace the red one. Punch sever al new holes through the s tack . Cut a tree tr unk from brown card s tock (make it a lit tle taller than needed) and glue the top of it bet ween the red and yellow layer s. Now glue the green layer s to the outside. Use the pushpin to poke a hole through the 4 layer s, about 1/4 inch from the treetop. Thread a leng th of monof ilament through the hole, then slide a but ton tree topper onto each end of the line. K not the ends of the line to create a loop for hanging.
'n Eenvoudige or nament gemaak van k r ale en pypskoonmaker s is net die ding vir oulike geskenkies van jou kleinding aan familie en vr iende. • P ypskoonmaker s • Deur sig tige k r ale
Ver f elke houtlepeltjie met een kleur ver f. Gebr uik dieselfde kleur ver f op n s tuk kie wit kar ton. Sny 'n vier kant van ongeveer 2cm x 2cm uit die gedroog te kar ton, en sny die vier kant in die helf te diagonaal. Gebr uik hierdie dr iehoeke om bo-aan die plankie vas te plak om ore te vor m. Vir n s ter t, k r ul en buig n 12 15cm pypskoonmaker, en plak vas op die ag ter kant van die houtlepeltjie.
• Red and yellow s tationer y (or other color s you like for lights) • Green and brown card s tock • Pinking shear s or decor ative cr af t scissor s • Hole punch • Glue or glue dots • Pushpin • 2 but tons • Monof ilament
Buig een punt van 'n pypskoonmaker in 'n 90 gr ade hoek . Laat jou kind k r ale hierop r yg. Stop 1, 5 cm van die einde van die pypskoonmaker. Dr aai die t wee eindpunte inmekaar en nou is dit reg om gevor m te word in fees tlike vor ms soos s ter re, har te en k r uise. Var iasies: Dr aai 'n paar pypskoonmaker s se eindpunte saam om 'n langer s tr ing te vor m of heg kor ter leng tes pypskoonmaker s aan 'n langer leng te om meer vor ms te maak .
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It will be years before you can break out the board games, but that doesn’t mean you and your baby can’t begin the family game night tradition! Playing games is hugely beneficial and essential to a baby’s development. Baby games provide opportunities for bonding, learning new skills and developing a sense of humor. They get your baby stretching his muscles, using his senses and working out problems. These classic baby games can be replayed over and over, and they can take as much or as little time as you want. When your baby becomes distracted, try to re-engage him once or twice, but let him decide when it’s time to stop. Babies need breaks to process all they are learning.
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The game peek-a-boo is a timeless baby favorite. Why do babies love peek-a-boo? “Peek-a-boo engages and entertains babies while teaching them about the world,” says Linda Platas, Ph.D., an early childhood researcher at the Institute of Human Development at UC Berkeley. “Your baby learns to predict a regular pattern—that you’ll come back!”
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At this stage, babies are fascinated by the world around them. Some babies can sit up, which frees up their hands to explore. “This age is perfect for starting finger plays to develop baby’s fine motor skills,” says Dr. Platas. “Your child will be fascinated by your singing and movements—and soon learn to imitate them.” Do the fingerplays with Itsy Bitsy Spider and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and see if your baby imitates you.
Monkey See, Monkey Do
“From about nine to twelve months, babies begin to purposefully imitate and replicate sounds, increasingly using repeated syllables in their babbling,” says Dr. Platas. “These can (happily!) include ‘mama’ and ‘dada’ as well as nonsense words such as ‘bababa’ and ‘nanana.’” Call out sounds like la-la-la or ba-ba-ba. Encourage your baby to repeat the sounds. If she makes the sounds, echo her. This will get her ready for saying real words.
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Wet wipes, drinks, snacks and a change of clothing are essential. Sit in an easily accessible seat on the train, boat or plane, if possible.
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Ensure your hand luggage is kept to a minimum to keep your hands free, and where possible, consider sacrificing your own things for what your child might need. On planes, changing cabin pressure during take-off and landing can be uncomfortable. You can ease the discomfort by breast-feeding babies or giving toddlers a dummy and older children a sweet to suck on. Ration distractions such as books and crayons throughout the journey, producing a new treat when boredom beckons. Put a favourite toy in your hand luggage. Silent toys will be appreciated by other passengers. On car journeys, music and nursery rhyme CDs work well. Attach a luggage label to your childâ€™s clothing with their flight number and name on it. Stick to your normal meal and nap routine as much as possible, even if this means sacrificing activities. Youâ€™ll pay a price at bedtime otherwise. Make long journeys, particularly by car, coincide with nap times.
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