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Connecting with Your Preschooler: Developing Social Skills

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Developing Social Skills

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Developing your preschooler’s social skills will help her to make friends and have meaningful relationships with family, friends and classmates.
Praise and Encouragement

Praise and Encouragement

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Praise and encouragement helps your child to feel good about herself, and boosts her self-esteem.
Screen Time and Obstacles to Physical Activity

Screen Time and Obstacles to Physical Activity

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Helping your child stay healthy by keeping them physically active and spending less time in front of screens is a fabulous decision. Here are some ideas to help you both succeed.
Activities for School Kids

Activities for School Kids

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Trying lots of different activities and sports – and even playing more than one sport – helps children work out what they like and are good at. Like most things, if children do well at a particular physical activity, they’re more likely to stay interested.
Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Getting 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.
Movement for School-age Children

Movement: School-age Children

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

In 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.
Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth and development for your child.
Physical Activity: How Much

Physical Activity: How Much

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

By 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!
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.
Problem-Solving Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Problem-Solving Strategies for Parents and Teachers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

If 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.

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