• Speech Milestones: How to Help At Home

    As parents we constantly compare our child's progress to that of others - especially when they are young. If your child isn't communicating the same way as other kids his age, it can be worrisome and frustrating. It i...
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  • When To Worry About Your Sad Child: Tips Ages 3-5

    How do you know when your child has been too sad for too long? TVO and the child mental health experts at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre have pulled together the following lists of sadness-related behaviours for kids age...
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  • When To Worry About Your Anxious Child: Tips Ages 3-5

    How do you know when a child has been too anxious for too long? TVO and the child mental health experts at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre have pulled together the following lists of anxiety-related behaviours for ages 3-...
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  • Your Kids' Teeth: A Tipsheet for Parents

    Poor oral health can "severely" impact a child's overall health, confidence and well-being, says the president of the Ontario Dental Association. "It can also affect their behaviour in school," says Dr. Arthur Worth. ...
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  • Helping Kids Cope with Grief

    The loss of a loved one is painful for adults and children alike; however, a child’s reaction may be very different depending on his or her age.  This reaction highly depends on their cognitive development ...
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  • Speech Milestones: Common Problems

    If your child isn't meeting the speech milestones for his age, then there might be an underlying issue or it could just be a simple problem cured by time and patience. If you are worried, contact your province's presc...
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  • When To Worry About Your Angry Child: Tips Ages 3-5

    How do you know if your child's anger has been too intense for too long? TVOParents and the child mental health experts at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre have pulled together the following lists of anger and aggression-r...
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  • What To Expect of Your Five-Year-Old

    Brain Development: knows the days of the week is beginning to understand time begins to recognize letters and words knows the alphabet can print some letters (maybe name) and spell some simple words sustains acti...
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  • What To Expect of Your Four-Year-Old

    Brain Development: is more likely to solve problems through words than aggressive action has a vocabulary of about 1,500 to 2,000 words speaks in fairly complex sentences (4 to 5 words) can hold a pencil, cut, past...
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  • How Parents Can Get Kids Moving

    While most parents of young kids today walked to school when they were children, the majority of kids today are driven in a car.   Just 24 percent of Canadian kids routinely take ‘active modes’ (walk...
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  • 10 Tips to Get Your Child Ready for School

    Provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education   Starting school is an important step in your child's life—and yours. It's a big change. It's exciting. It's even a little scary. Here are 10 tips that will h...
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