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Tips for Helping Your Child Sleep Well At Night

For a good night’s sleep, cut out children’s screen time before bedtime. Victoria Times Colonist recently reported that television before bed can negatively affect the quality of children’s sleep and behaviour.  The effects, from a study completed by Seattle’s Children’s … Continue reading

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Funding for Anti-bullying Program Released, But Limited to Kids Under 6

Anti-bullying program to be expanded in B.C. schools. Good news was released by news outlets in Victoria and Vancouver today–Roots of Empathy programs will be funded for the 2011-12 school year. The Roots of Empathy program encourages the development of … Continue reading

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Attachment Problems & Strengthening Your Relationship With Your Child

I recently spoke at an information session for prospective foster parents, and was struck by the parents’ thoughtful and heartfelt concerns about possible problems associated with attachment amongst adoptive children. Children who have experienced institutionalized care, or early history of … Continue reading

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Childhood Ingenuity

A child’s ingenuity is detailed in this journal entry by mom and play therapist, Jayne Embree. Continue reading

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