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05 August 2016

Moving to a new home

Moving to a new home, whether it’s for a new job or to be closer to better schools is something many South African families do on a regular basis. It may not be the best thing for our children, however. A new American study has discovered that regular residential moves can be detrimental to their social and academic development. With each family migration, young kids tend to experience a drop in social skills as well as math and reading abilities, while the risk of behavioural and emotional problems increases.

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