November 30, 2014Getting children involved in lots of fun physical activity keeps them active and healthy. It’s easy when you help them find activities that they enjoy - and that you can do as part of everyday family life.
November 30, 2014In the elementary school years your child will enjoy testing out her physical abilities. She’ll build a lot of self-esteem from new physical achievements too. Here are play ideas to encourage her to keep moving.
November 30, 2014Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth and development for your child.
November 30, 2014By encouraging your child to do some physical activity every day, you’re helping your child to be healthy and setting up healthy habits for life. Daily physical activity can be a lot of fun!
November 30, 2014Whenever 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.
November 30, 2014If your child is having problems in school – academic, social or behavioural – one of the most important things you can do is to form a strong working alliance with your child’s teacher. Here are some ideas to get you started.
November 30, 2014You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
November 30, 2014Establishing 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.
November 30, 2014Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can help your child develop strong, healthy teeth by making sure his teeth are cleaned twice a day.
November 30, 2014During the early school years, children learn more, longer words and how sounds combine to make words. Here are some of the ways your children’s language and communication skills develop.
August 5, 2013By the age of nine to 12 months, your baby has developed a distinct personality and can demonstrate many emotions. Here's what you can expect.
August 13, 2013Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.
August 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
January 4, 2016Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Continue to offer breastmilk until your baby is 2 years old and older.
August 3, 2013Pregnancy can change your sexual relationship, but you and your partner can still be intimate. In fact, this may be a great time to experiment.
April 15, 2015Putting 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.
December 21, 2015Introducing solids to your baby can be fun especially with all the funny faces they make. You should start introducing solids when your baby is six months of age as a complement to your breastmilk.
August 14, 2013Latching your baby correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Watch this video to learn more for latching on success for both you and your baby.
August 12, 2013It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
November 4, 2013Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.
July 1, 2014Keep your kids fueled and ready for summer fun with these 5 easy snack ideas that they can make themselves. See how simple healthy snacking is for yourself!
February 25, 2014Being pregnant, three things have happened that I didn’t expect: (1) I've been asked very personal questions by not so close acquaintances, (2) my belly has been rubbed by people I wouldn’t otherwise be touched by, and (3) I have become a magnet for receiving free advice, including about nutrition.
February 18, 2014Check out the updated Brand Name Food List. An online tool that supports healthy food choices in BC public schools.
January 14, 2014Healthy eating in BC schools is about to get a little easier with the release of the revised Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools, 2013 edition.
October 1, 2013October 1-7th is World Breastfeeding Week. Learn why it's so important for both mom and baby to breastfeed and why it's best to have some help along the way.
September 17, 2013Here are three simple food and drink tips for helping your child keep a healthy smile.
September 3, 2013Back to school lunches are nothing to fear. Here are tips to becoming a lunch box expert.
August 30, 2013Parenting a toddler isn't always easy. We have some valuable suggestions on keeping little ones healthy and happy.
August 22, 2013We're excited to launch our new breastfeeding tool: Your Breastfeeding Buddy. It's a handy way for new moms to keep track of their breastfeeding experience.
July 30, 2013Kids love dips! Here are 6 healthy recipes for Greek yogurt-based dips that will get your kids up close and personal with their veggies.