Happy first week back to school! Need a new approach to the morning routine? I’m going to try this with my little guy.
Thanks, CBC Kids!
Parents have a lot of influence on how their kids think about body image. Read on for some great suggestions from Dr. Jillian Roberts around promoting healthy body image in children.
“Despite the gains made with ‘body positive’ messaging, and a general move as a society toward embracing diversity and celebrating differences, we still have a long way to go. Supporting your child's development while modeling body-positive behaviour will help mitigate against negative body image influences as they progress into their teens. And what better time to start than the new year?”
How can we help children develop kindness and emotional intelligence?
Check out this article from Hey Sigmund to learn more about ways to build perspective taking, empathy, and problem solving skills. Spoiler alert: a great way to start is to read with your kids every day!