Posts Tagged ‘neurodivergent’

Should I be worried that my child can’t catch?

Nov 24 2022
three children sitting on the floor catching colourful balls posing for mums magazine

Some children, especially those with poor coordination, struggle to catch a tennis ball with any success – they may stand, hands outstretched, ready and waiting, but seem surprised when the ball actually gets to them, jumping away as if in fear of it hitting them, and no matter how much practice they have this will keep happening. Their throwing skills are likely to be just as poor: confusing overarm with underarm or perhaps trying to aim the ball at a target but never ever getting it anywhere near.

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It only takes a minute…to find your flow!

Oct 13 2022
father checking his watch and messages in front of a computer posing for mums magazine
 
“It only takes a minute to do that!” How many times have you heard this sort of statement? What are your thoughts?

How you react depends on your disposition towards time. Are you a person who meticulously measures time, or maybe you are a person who says, ‘It takes as long as it takes!’? Most adults fall somewhere in the middle.

However you look at it, time management can be a very contentious issue in the modern world. We’re often expected to conform to some sort of average, some sort of “normal”, but how many of us actually fit into this? And how can we cope if we fall a long way to one side or the other of what we think society expects?

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