Parenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsPEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore topics such as bullying, anger management, resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</p><p>Having a baby and starting a family is a wonderful experience, but it will also introduce a lot of changes into your life. Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore resources about topics such as bullying, anger management, general life skills such as resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Attachment and emotions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Attachment is the emotional tie between a baby and their caregiver. Learn about the different types of attachment and how a babies attachment develops over the first year of their life. Also learn about the social and emotional development of your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=739&language=English">Attachment part one: The dance of relationship</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=740&language=English">Attachment part two: Patterns of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=741&language=English">Attachment part three: Attachment across the life span</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=742&language=English">Attachment part four: Caregiver and child influences on attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=743&language=English">Attachment part five: Attachment under adversity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=744&language=English">Attachment part six: Implications of attachment theory: past, present, and future</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment and babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=505&language=English">Attachment: What you can do</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=503&language=English">Development of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=504&language=English">Your effect on your child's attachment</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Emotional development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=302&language=English">Psychological effects of disaster on children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=713&language=English">Social and emotional development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=499&language=English">Temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=500&language=English">More about temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=501&language=English">Temperament: What you can do</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bullying</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Bullying can occur anywhere and take on many different forms. Learn about the different types of bullying, what to look out for and how to help your child. Find some resources for parents on how to deal with aggression and bullying in preschoolers. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=632&language=English">Facial difference: Confronting the challenges of bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=kids-on-bullying">Just for Kids: Kids on bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Aggression.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Aggression in preschoolers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Bullying.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Preschool bullying</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Behaviour management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some tips on appropriate types of discipline for children at different ages. Also learn how to manage anger in young children. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Life skills</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to encourage life skills such as resilience, positive thinking and self-efficacy in your child. Also find out about the importance of creativity and curiosity. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=627&language=English">Creativity: How to raise a creative thinker</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=628&language=English">Curiosity: How nuture the urge to know more</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=629&language=English">Positive thinking: How to foster in your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=626&language=English">Resilience</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=630&language=English">Self-efficacy in children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Parenting</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information on adjusting to having a new baby and how this can affect your relationship with your partner. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=450&language=English">Adjusting to your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=452&language=English">Fatherhood: Having a new baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=451&language=English">Relationship stress after having a baby</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Puberty</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about the physical and emotional changes that happen in boy and girls as they go through puberty. Also find some resources that will help explain puberty to your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=299&language=English">Menstruation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=300&language=English">Menstruation and developmental disability: Advice for parents of adolescent girls</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=sex-development">How the Body Works: Sex development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=puberty">Just for Kids: Puberty</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Relationships and sexuality</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to talk to your child about sex and relationships. Find a guide about what information your child should be able understand at different ages. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=718&language=English">Sex education for children: Why parents should talk to their kids about sex</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=717&language=English">Sex education for children: Eight tips for parents</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=345&language=English">Pregnancy in teenagers</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sleep</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the importance of sleep and how to help your child get a good night's sleep. Also find information about problems that could be preventing your child from getting a good night's sleep such as night terrors. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Babies</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness in newborns</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Older children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen get a good night's sleep ​</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep problems</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/parenting_life_skills_landing-page.jpgparenting

 

 

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