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What kind of care does your preschooler need as he or she gets older? 

Here’s advice on dental care and tips to help you and your preschooler get a good night’s sleep.

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Night Terrors and Nightmares

Night Terrors and Nightmares

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Night terrors and nightmares are different. Here are some ways to tell them apart and ideas for helping your child.
Sleep and Learning

Sleep and Learning

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns.

Calling Out and Getting Out of Bed

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Calling out and getting out of bed are two common child and toddler sleep issues. A nightly routine - and a bit of persistence on your part - can help cut down on these bedtime challenges.
Good Sleep Habits: 10 Tips

Good Sleep Habits: 10 Tips

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Establishing healthy daytime and evening routines can help your child have a good night’s sleep. And if your child is sleeping well, chances are you might sleep better too. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Dental Care for Preschoolers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can get your child off to a great start by cleaning her teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.

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  1. Activity & Lifestyles
  2. Aging Well
  3. Pregnancy & Parenting
    1. Pregnancy & Birth
    2. Babies (0-12 months)
    3. Toddlers (12-36 months)
    4. Preschool (3-5 years)
    5. Children (6-11 years)
    6. Teens (12-18 years)
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