• Making Friends

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    Learning to form friendships may be a
    challenge for some children, but making and
    retaining relationships is an important skill to
    have for developing social interaction and
    emotional independence.

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  • Raising Successful Kids

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    What do you need to do as a parent
    to raise a successful kid? Madeline Levine is
    the author of a NY Times article that references the
    research of developmental psychologists, Baumrind
    Dweck from the U. of California Berkeley and Stanford
    University, respectively.

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  • Transitions and Behaviour

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    Help your child understand their emotions
    during major transitions either at home or
    at school. Each child is unique and will
    respond to transitions differently.

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  • Scheduling around a New Baby

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    Are you a new parent who just realized
    that everything takes longer when you have a
    baby? Simply going to the grocery store
    use to take you 30 minutes, but with a
    new baby the trip takes more than an hour.
    Scheduling is one of challenges new parents face.

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  • Aggressive Behaviour

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    Pinching, name-calling, bullying: these are
    some the behaviours that toddlers will
    experience and/or reciprocate. Tips on
    catching and correcting the behaviour early.

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  • Expectations of Your Child’s Behaviour

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    Do you have realistic expectations of your child’s
    behaviour? Tips on providing structure and
    paying attention to your child is key to
    understanding them.

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  • Successful Day at the Races

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    Thank you to all of our supporters that
    came out to the Hastings Race Track to
    support us and to all of the hard working
    volunteers who made this event possible.

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  • Temper Tantrums

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    No!, I don’t want to! I don’t like it! No!
    Do these words sound familiar?
    A quick reaction for parents is
    either negotiate or answer them.
    These ways may not be the best and
    there are effective ways to deal
    with tantrums.

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  • Potty Training

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    When your child is ready to put away
    the diaper, there are some fun ways
    to encourage them to use the toilet.
    If you have a boy, drop a few pieces
    Cheerios in the water and tell them to
    aim at them…..

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  • Accepting a New Baby

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    Sibling rivalry is common when a new baby
    is introduced to the family. Find out
    creative ways to include your older child into
    the new baby’s routines.

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