Baby Massage
Body Awareness, Deep Pressure Touch, Love Languages, Massage, Touch Therapy

Baby Massage: The Introductory Massage

The benefits of baby massage have been extensively researched and we at the Practica Programme encourage our Practica Parents to make use of baby massage techniques as often as possible.   Below is an extract from the Practica Programme Parents’ Guide that summarises the easy steps involved in Introductory Massage. It is recommended for newborn babies […]

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Body Awareness, Brain Development, Food, Obesity, Toddlers and Eating, Unhealthy Diet

Unhealthy food is like a drug

A 2010 study conducted in the USA has finally found a link between eating unhealthy ‘cafeteria-type’ food and drug addictive behaviour. The study, which was conducted on rats, found that obesity goes hand-in-hand with a breakdown in the circuits of the brain that control pleasure responses – the very same changes that are seen when rats are given […]