Practica - Reading together
Disney, Love, Love Languages, Loving Communication, Relationship Boosters

Reading Together Fosters Love and Learning

Reading to a child communicates love and acceptance to a child primarily in two ways: firstly, through physical touch and, secondly through sharing an experience that fosters emotional closeness. We’ve written before in this blog about just how important love is to learning – it is the ‘thing’ that makes all learning stick.  The beauty of […]

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 […]

child development, guest post, Learning, Life Skills, Love Languages, Self Esteem

How to demonstrate our love for our children

Picture: www.dipity.com Today we introduce our very first guest post – we will be inviting many people who work within the child development field to give us their take on what’s important to know when it comes to your little one! This guest post is written by Carol Bailie, a Child Educator and Parenting Workshop Facilitator. To learn […]

PB - Love Tank
Big Changes, Deep Pressure Touch, Feeling Safe and Secure, Love, Love Languages, Loving Communication, Massage, Proprioceptive Sense, Relationship Boosters, Separation Anxiety, Touch Therapy

How to fill your child’s ‘love tank’

  As parents, we do our very best for our children, actively giving them everything we believe they need… and more. So, the idea that their ‘love tanks’ may sometimes be running low is not only hard to believe, but it flies in the face of the love we express for them daily through our words […]