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Connecting and Communicating

Connecting and communicating with your teen can support their healthy development. Use this helpful advice.

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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As children grow they’ll come across problems they need to sort out themselves. You won’t always be there to give your child advice, but you can help him develop skills and strategies so he can solve problems on his own.
Staying Connected

Staying Connected

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As teenagers become more independent, they often spend more time away from home. It might also feel like your child is less interested in talking to you. But there are plenty of things you can do to maintain a strong positive relationship and stay connected with your teenager.
Responsibilities

Responsibilities

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As they learn and develop, children want and need responsibility. It’s an important part of their growth and development. Though it can be hard for you to let go, here are some ideas on finding a balance.
Tricky Conversations

Tricky Conversations

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many parents feel uncomfortable talking with their teenagers about topics such as sex or drugs. But tricky conversations can give you the opportunity to guide your child towards sensible and responsible decisions.

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