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Connecting and Communicating

Here’s information to help you communicate, connect and build a healthy relationship with your child.

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Talking and Listening to Your Preschooler

Talking and Listening to Your Preschooler

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers suddenly want to chat to everybody about everything because they’re putting together their new language skills and boundless curiosity.
Talking About Tough Topics

Talking About Tough Topics

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

It’s normal for you and your child to feel uncomfortable talking about tough topics such as divorce, illness, death, adoption, sex and world disasters.
Praise and Encouragement

Praise and Encouragement

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Praise and encouragement helps your child to feel good about herself, and boosts her self-esteem.
Connecting with Your Preschooler: Developing Social Skills

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Developing Social Skills

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Developing your preschooler’s social skills will help her to make friends and have meaningful relationships with family, friends and classmates.
Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Self-Esteem

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Self-Esteem

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Between the ages of three and five is an important time in your child’s emotional development. Here are some suggestions for nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Coping Skills

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Coping Skills

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Good coping skills and a positive outlook can help your preschooler work through difficult situations.

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