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Talk about Family!
 
 
     
Family in Infancy (0-1)  Family in Middle Childhood (5-11)
       
Sharing care of the baby Setting reasonable but challenging expectations
Changes in family relationships Sibling relationships
Family support systems—friends and extended family Knowing child's friends and their families
Sibling reactions, attention, help with baby Showing respect for and interest in child's activities
Fatigue, depression, baby blues Family activities
Time alone for parents Limiting TV and video games
Family planning/contraception Being role models for healthy habits
Child care Being ethical role models
Being role models for healthy habits    
       
       
 
       
Family in Early Childhood (1-5)  Family in Adolescence (11-21)
       
Time alone for parents Family time together
Showing affection Teens as role models for younger siblings
Playing together, family outings Parental limits and consequences
Expressing joy, anger, sadness, fear, frustration Listening to, respecting, caring about all family members
Showing respect for and interest in child's activities Sharing household chores
Sibling relationships/preparing for new baby Limiting TV and video games
Appropriate sharing Being role models
    Moving out of the family home

 

Talk about Family!

 

Safety | Eating | Fitness | Oral Health | Success in School | Confidence
Independence | Responsibility | Family | Community | Health Charter

 

 
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