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Why Play is Important

Why Play is Important

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Play is more than just fun for kids. It’s how they learn, and how they work out who they are and where they fit in the world.

Dental Care for Preschoolers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can get your child off to a great start by cleaning her teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
Healthy Drinks for Children

Healthy Drinks for Children

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Water and milk are the best drinks for children. Healthy drinks for kids do not include sugary drinks such as pop, fruit drinks, vitamin enhanced waters, flavoured waters, energy drinks and sports drinks.
Making Family Meals Enjoyable

Making Family Meals Enjoyable

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

With busy schedules, it can be challenging to get the whole family to sit down together around a delicious meal. But a regular family mealtime is worth the effort.
Crying

Crying

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

It’s OK to cry sometimes. For both children and grown-ups crying can be a healthy way to deal with loss, pain or sadness. When your child expresses these feelings, try to listen, comfort and reassure him that his feelings are OK.
Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Tantrums are extremely common in toddlers and preschoolers. They’re how young children deal with difficult feelings. It helps to avoid situations that trigger your child’s tantrums, and to have a plan for managing them. Hang in there – tantrums tend to tail off after children turn four.
Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Coping Skills

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Coping Skills

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Good coping skills and a positive outlook can help your preschooler work through difficult situations.
Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Self-Esteem

Connecting with Your Preschooler: Building Self-Esteem

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Between the ages of three and five is an important time in your child’s emotional development. Here are some suggestions for nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
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.

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