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Social Networking

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Social networking sites are a big part of most teenagers’ social lives. You might worry about what your child is doing on the internet, but being part of the online world has its advantages, and you can help your child make the most of them.
Tricky Conversations

Tricky Conversations

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many parents feel uncomfortable talking with their teenagers about topics such as sex or drugs. But tricky conversations can give you the opportunity to guide your child towards sensible and responsible decisions.
Adolescent bullying, schools and building your child’s resilience

Adolescent Bullying, Schools and Building Your Child’s Resilience

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Bullying is less common as your child moves through adolescence, but can still be devastating if it happens. It can be helpful to know the signs of bullying, how to help your child build resilience and life skills, and how to work with your child’s school to combat bullying.
Confidence in Teenagers

Confidence in Teenagers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

When teenagers have confidence and resilience, they’re better able to tackle difficult situations and bounce back from tough times. You can help build your child’s confidence by focusing on effort rather than outcomes.
Dealing with Disrespectful Teenage Behaviour

Dealing with Disrespectful Teenage Behaviour

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Disrespectful or rude behaviour in teenagers is something many parents face at some point. Here are some strategies that can help you manage this kind of behaviour in the meantime.
Teen Sibling Conflicts

Teen Sibling Conflicts

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sometimes teenagers seem to fight all the time. If you approach these conflicts in a constructive way, you can help your child learn important skills for adult life.

Keeping Children and Teenagers Active

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Young people have lots of demands on their time, so finding time to be active can sometimes be a challenge. But physical activity keeps teenage bodies and minds fit and healthy – and during adolescence, your child needs at least 60 minutes of activity every day.
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.
School-age Creative and Artistic Development: What to Expect

School-age Creative and Artistic Development: What to Expect

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Creative play and artistic activity are important to children’s overall development. They help nurture imagination, and also develop problem-solving, thinking and motor skills.

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.

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