Healthy Food
Health

Nurturing Healthy Habits

Preschool is a critical time in a child’s life when they begin to develop habits and behaviours that can shape their health and well-being in the long run. One of the fundamental aspects of a child’s growth is their nutrition.

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Neuroplasticity
Education

The WillowsWay through the lens of neuroplasticity.

A critically important feature: the brain lives in a thick bony mass, the skull, and consequently lacks direct access to the external world. 

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Doing the Work - Vulnerability
Health

Doing the Work

Doing the Work Our children are growing up in a world that is increasingly fast-paced and competitive. Children are constantly being bombarded with messages about …

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Inflammaging
Health

Inflammaging – Why is it important for parents to know the facts?

“Inflammaging” is a term that is being used more and more often these days. It is a combination of the words “inflammation” and “ageing”, and it refers to the process by which inflammation contributes to the ageing of our bodies.

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Willows Pre-School Hammersmith Nursery Healthy Living
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.

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Health

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.

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Proprioception
Exercise

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.

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Antibiotics use in Children
Health

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.

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