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School-age Children at Play

School-age Children at Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

School is a great new adventure for most children. Play is one of the keys to learning how to get along with other children and how to fit in. Here are some active play ideas and games for kids in the early school years.
Healthy Body Image

Healthy Body Image

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

During adolescence, it’s usual for young people to think a lot about how their bodies look. A positive body image is an important part of healthy self-esteem, and you can help your child think and feel positively about his/her body.
Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As your child grows, he’ll start eating away from home more often and making his own decisions about what he eats. Giving your child guidance and information about good nutrition at home can help him make healthy food choices when he’s out.
Help Your Teen Make Healthy Food Choices

Help Your Teen Make Healthy Food Choices

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

In adolescence, food is the fuel for growing and developing. You can help your teen develop a healthy attitude towards food during these years.
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

When young people experience bullying behaviour online, it can be difficult to spot. By knowing what cyberbullying is, you can better assess when to step in, and what to do about it.

Internet Safety

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

The internet can be a powerful tool for learning and social interaction. It’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. Here are some tips to help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while avoiding the risks.
Making Sense of Media Messages: Media and Digital Literacy

Making Sense of Media Messages: Media and Digital Literacy

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your child interacts with media every day. Some of it might inform or entertain her, and some will try to sell her things or ideas. It can be overwhelming for your child – and you! But you can help your child learn to understand and question media messages.

Teenagers Online: Being a Responsible Cybercitizen

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Teenagers spend an average of between one and three hours online each day. You might worry that this is bad for your child, but being part of the online world offers advantages too.
Social Networking

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.

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