Health

Willows Pre-School Hammersmith Nursery Healthy Living

Healthy Living and Healthy Mind at Hammersmith

Healthy Living and Healthy Mind at Hammersmith Having a balanced, healthy diet is paramount to being susceptible to learning. Without a happy and healthy brain, how can we learn effectively? As time goes on more and more studies are siding with this notion of a healthy diet, and a healthy mind. Having a healthy diet

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Let Food be thy medicine

Let Food be thy medicine Willows Preschool has a passionate interest in the link between diet and health. Not surprisingly, what is emerging is that what is good for adults is just as good for children. It’s no surprise then that the famous quote “let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”,

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Proprioception

Proprioception is the awareness

Proprioception is the awareness Proprioception is the awareness of where your body is in space. The early years at Willows are a time when our Children learn gross and fine motor skills. Gross motor skills are large movements like running and jumping. Fine motor skills are smaller movements like writing and using scissors. Proprioception is

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Antibiotics use in Children

Antibiotics use in Children

Antibiotics use in Children Antibiotics are a mainstay of modern medicine, used to treat everything from ear infections to strep throat. However, recent research has raised concerns about the potential side effects of antibiotic use, particularly in young children. One worry is that antibiotics can disrupt the delicate balance of microbes in the gut, known

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