Parenting

Keeping Children’s Teeth Healthy

It’s important to teach your child how to keep their teeth healthy. This resource offers some helpful tips.

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Helping Your Child Get Ready to Learn

Since children do best when they grow up in a healthy environment where they feel safe, respected and loved—the way you care for them will have a great impact on how well they will learn.

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Helping Your Child Cope With Stress

Settling in Canada can be stressful. What’s more, if your family had a long journey to safety, it’s common to still feel fearful. However, this can lead your child to feeling fearful, too—and that can result in stress. In this tip sheet, you’ll learn how to recognize the signs of stress in your child.


Guiding Your Child’s Behaviour

When children are anxious, it often results in difficult behaviour.  No matter how your child behaves, it’s important to be consistent, but also understanding, patient and loving.

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Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Use the checklist to create a healthy daily routine that can help your child get ready for school.

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Creating Routines for Your Child

Repeated tasks make a routine that can help your child to feel relaxed and secure.

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10 Tips for Stopping Aggression

The ten tips in this sheet can help you to respond calmly and consistently to aggressive behaviour.

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Children Learn Through Play

When children play, they’re learning with their bodies by touching, seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and moving. Every day, there’s something new to discover. Play also helps them to build social skills, language skills and more!

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Growing Together Toolkit for mothers and babies

The Growing Together Toolkit is for community service providers who support mothers and their young children and families. The toolkit presents strategies to build healthy relationships with babies and toddlers and focuses on mothers who are dealing with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma or other challenging life circumstances.

Infographic: Understanding Stress Behaviour

Do you know the difference between misbehaviour and stress behaviour?  The Mehrit Centre has developed this infographic to explain what stress behaviour is, signs to watch for and tips for helping children.