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PARENTS CORNER

PARENTS CORNER

Here you will find websites, articles and information for parents on child behaviour and education

POTTY TRAINING

When and how to help your child learn to use the potty depends on how ready your child is, as well as your own beliefs and values about toilet training. There is not one “right” way or one “right” age to learn.

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/266-potty-training-learning-to-the-use-the-toilet

Are You Potty Training Too Soon?

Rushing your child can cause bladder issues and more

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/are-you-potty-training-too-soon/

12 Tips for Raising Confident Kids

How to build self worth in children and help them feel they can handle what comes their way

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HOW CAN WE HELP KIDS WITH SELF-REGULATION?

“Some kids need help learning to control their emotions, and resist impulsive behaviour”

https://childmind.org/article/can-help-kids-self-regulation/

DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR: WHY IT'S OFTEN MISDIAGNOSED

“Tantrums and defiance may mask issues that aren’t apparent to teachers and parents”

https://childmind.org/article/disruptive-behavior-why-its-often-misdiagnosed/

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD DEVELOP EMPATHY

Practical tips on how parents and caregivers can help infants and toddlers develop empathy, and understand that others have different thoughts and feelings than they do.

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/5-how-to-help-your-child-develop-empathy

MINDFUL PARENTING

Use mindfulness techniques to take stress and anxiety out of raising kids

https://childmind.org/article/mindful-parenting-2/

NINE ELEMENTS THAT POWER POSITIVE PARENTING

Parenting comes with mistakes and missteps. What makes a parent great is recognizing when things haven’t gone right and responding with love to repair the relationship. That’s positive parenting in action.

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/2198-nine-elements-that-power-positive-parenting

ACTIVITIES & GAMES

Here are over 100 fun and simple games and activities designed to get children active!

http://haveaballtogether.ca/activities/

A SUBSTANCE ABUSE GUIDE FOR PARENTS

Parents Guide: How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs & Alcohol 

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/parents/

The ABC’s of Physical Literacy

Video for parents explaining how physical literacy helps children to develop basic movement skills and promote brain development.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzCgndUW7O0

PDF Resources

Play For Connection

Every Child Every Opportunity

Parenting- The BIG Picture

Handy Phrases For Parents

They Don't Think Like We Do

Time IN, NOT Time Out

Positive Thinking Habits

Games Where Everyone Belongs

Does My Child Need Help? Communication Between Parents and Children

Sense of Belonging

Can Toddler Screen Time Be Educational?

Building A Partnership with Your Child Care Practitioner

Did You Know?... Activities

Play For The Brain

Process, Not Product

Stop, Look, Listen

Supporting Children To Learn Through Play

Supporting Childrens' Play

Tummy Time

What Does Research Say About Quality In Child Care?

Helping Children Learn Colours

How to Build Boys' Self-Confidence

Nothing Lowers The Level Of Conversation More Than Raising The Voice

Speech- When Should You Seek Help

Keep Calm to Think Straight