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Children (6-11 years)

This is an important time in your child’s emotional development. By listening to and valuing your child’s opinions you nurture your child’s self-esteem, social skills and communication skills.

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Physical Activity Tips for Children

November 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

All children need physical activity and movement for their overall health. Here are some useful tips to help promote physical activity in children to ensure they get what they need no matter your lifestyle.
Importance of Physical Activity for Children

Importance of Physical Activity for Children

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Kids who establish healthy lifestyle patterns at a young age will carry them - and their benefits - forward for the rest of their lives.
Sodium and Kids

Sodium and Kids

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Being concerned about sodium is just as important for kids as it is for adults. Just like adults, kids can develop a taste and preference for salty foods high in sodium.



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