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As children grow, their world begins to open up. They become more independent and will want to explore. Interactions with family and friends will help shape their personality, ways of thinking, and moving.

Here’s advice to help nurture your child’s development and help build your relationship.

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Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whenever children play actively, there’s always a chance of injury. But injury prevention involves just a few simple steps so that your child can enjoy physical activity safely.
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.
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.
Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
Choosing Healthy Food

Choosing Healthy Food

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.

Encouraging Good Behaviour

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Try these tips to encourage the behaviour you want in your child.
Handling Sibling Conflict

Handling Sibling Conflict

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some conflicts are a fact of life. After all, children are still learning how to get along. When they do happen, the main thing is to stop the children before somebody gets hurt or goes too far. Then it’s time to help them deal with the issues in a constructive way.

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.
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.

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