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Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.

Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy is an exciting time! It's also a time full of physical, emotional and life changes. Get the best possible support during and after pregnancy by registering with your local health authority.

Encouraging Preschoolers Creative and Artistic Development

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Creative play and art is an important part of development and helps nurture your preschooler’s senses. You can help support your preschooler by creating an encouraging environment and allowing plenty of time for free-flowing creative activities.

Language Development: An Amazing Journey

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Learning language is a lifelong process and supports your child’s ability to communicate and express feelings. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is an important first step in literacy, and the basis for learning to read and write.

Language Development: 3-4 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar. You can also look forward to some entertaining stories!

Language Development: 4-5 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar and you can look forward to some entertaining stories.

Learning to Share

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sharing is an important life skill. It’s something toddlers and children need to learn in order to make friends and play cooperatively.

Physical Development: 3-4 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

No longer a toddler, your preschooler is less top heavy and can generally get around faster and with more confidence. She’ll also be holding crayons with her fingers instead of her fists, can make balls and ropes out of clay, and can undress without help.

Physical Development: 4-5 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your toddler's physical development is amazing to watch. Here you'll learn what to expect, from running to jumping to grasping a pencil.

Preschoolers at Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers love to play. They love to play with parents, other children and on their own, and with toys or other objects. Play helps preschoolers learn about social relations and teaches them about sharing and taking turns.

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