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Active Listening

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Active listening can be a powerful tool to improve communication and build a positive relationship with your child.
Connecting With Your School-age Child

Connecting With Your School-age Child

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your child is starting to care about fitting into a wider social world now, and you can help her. While she might seem grown up as she heads off to school, her family relationships are still the biggest factor in her development.

Conversation Skills for Children: Talking and Listening

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Children learn how to talk and listen as they grow and develop. Positive talking and listening is about taking turns, speaking politely, not interrupting and not talking back.
Responsibilities

Responsibilities

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As they learn and develop, children want and need responsibility. It’s an important part of their growth and development. Though it can be hard for you to let go, here are some ideas on finding a balance.
Staying Connected

Staying Connected

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As teenagers become more independent, they often spend more time away from home. It might also feel like your child is less interested in talking to you. But there are plenty of things you can do to maintain a strong positive relationship and stay connected with your teenager.
Talking and Listening to Your Preschooler

Talking and Listening to Your Preschooler

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers suddenly want to chat to everybody about everything because they’re putting together their new language skills and boundless curiosity.
Why Talking is Important

Why Talking is Important

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Talking and listening to children does lots of important things. It improves your bond with them, and encourages them to listen to you. It helps them to form relationships and to build self-esteem.
Preschooler Development: 3-4 years

Preschooler Development: 3-4 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers come in all shapes and sizes, but preschooler development at 3-4 years typically has a few things in common. Here’s what your preschooler might be doing.
Preschooler Development: 4-5 years

Preschooler Development: 4-5 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers come in all shapes and sizes, but preschooler development at 4-5 years typically has a few things in common. Here’s what your preschooler might be doing.
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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