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Parenting Resource Guide

Source: Parenting Resource Guide
18 months to 3 years
Niagara Region Public Health

Parenting is an important, rewarding and sometimes difficult job and we would like to help. Niagara Region Public Health has created a series of resource guides to provide you some support in your parenting journey.

All parents want their children to grow up healthy, happy, and successful. Researchers have found several important areas that help children to become successful adults. They are called the ‘40 Developmental Assets’, and include such things as:

    • Being involved and feeling supported by parents, neighbours, school and community
    • Having boundaries, expectations and activities to be involved in
    • Enjoyment of school and learning
    • Learning positive values like honesty, responsibility and getting along with others
    • Feeling good about oneself

The more assets children have, the better able they will be to make good decisions, get past challenges and avoid risky health behaviours. Read More...

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