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Peer Pressure and Teens

Peer Pressure and Teens

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Wanting to be more like your friends is a normal part of being a teen. Peer pressure isn’t always a bad thing, but when it causes concern for you or your child, there are things you can do to help manage it.
Sleep and Learning

Sleep and Learning

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns.
Night Terrors and Nightmares

Night Terrors and Nightmares

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Night terrors and nightmares are different. Here are some ways to tell them apart and ideas for helping your child.

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.

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