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Extracurricular Activities, Interests and Hobbies For Teenagers

Extracurricular Activities, Interests and Hobbies For Teenagers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Extracurricular activities are fun and interesting things your child does outside of school. They let your child pursue an interest or a passion, meet like-minded people, or develop new skills and abilities. Balance is the key when it comes to these activities.

Getting Teens Involved in Community Activities

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Getting involved in the local community can boost teenagers’ confidence and self-esteem and give them a chance to build new skills. You can encourage your teen to get involved by taking part as a family or by helping your teen find activities that interest her.
Teenage Risk-Taking: How To Handle It

Teenage Risk-Taking: How To Handle It

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Taking risks is a normal and common part of adolescence. There are things you can do to help your child stay safe - and ease your own anxiety.
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.
Teens and Family Relationships

Teens and Family Relationships

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Teenagers need love and support from parents at a time when lots of other things in their lives are changing. You can keep your relationship with your teenage child strong through ordinary, everyday activities.
Teenagers and Free Time

Teenagers and Free Time

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Teenagers need free time to explore their own interests, be with friends or just unwind. If you and your teenager can find free time activities to enjoy together, it can be a great way to build on your relationship.
Friends and Friendships

Friends and Friendships

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Learning how to make and keep friends is an important part of growing up for your child. Having friends is good for children’s self-esteem, wellbeing and ability to get along with others. Here are some frequently asked questions about children’s friendships.

Family Routines

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some routine is helpful for all families. It helps you get through the things that need to be done each day, and can also build your family bonds. A good routine caters to the needs of all family members.

Building Good Family Relationships

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Good family relationships help your child feel secure and loved. This is what children need to learn and grow.
Your Teen’s Changing Body

Your Teen’s Changing Body

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

The period between childhood and young adulthood is a period of rapid change - physical, emotional, cognitive and social. During this time, children’s bodies change in different ways at different times. No two teenage bodies are the same.

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