Programs we have available to provide additional support to our clients.


AGES & STAGES http://www.childdevelopment.com


  • Fine motor development chart

  • Gross motor development chart

  • Play and social skills development chart

  • Self care development chart

  • Stages of language development chart

  • Speech and sounds development chart

  • Fine motor development checklist

  • Gross motor development checklist

  • Play and social skills development checklist

  • Self care development checklist

  • Stages of language development checklist

  • Speech and sounds development checklist


 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH / 7 PERSONAL HYGIENE               http://www.health.gov.au


Good personal hygiene

  • Washing the body

  • Brushing teeth

  • Washing hands

  • Washing clothes

  • Hanging clothes in the sun to dry

  • Covering face when coughing / sneezing


PERSONAL HYGIENE CHART


  • Bathing

  • Showering

  • Washing face

  • Washing hands

  • Brushing teeth

  • Combing hair

  • Wearing clean clothes


        


KIDS HEALTH – TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY       http://kidshealth.org

  • Smelling clean

  • Clean clothes

  • Clean feet

  • Using “smell nice” products

  • Brushing / flossing teeth

  • Body odor

  • Hand washing

  • Personal care for women

  • Personal care for men

  • Bad breath


GROOMING ROUTINES           http://webhealthcentre.com

  • Hair

  • Skin

  • Teeth

  • Hands

  • Nails

  • Feet

  • Menstrual hygiene


PERSONAL HYGIENE – TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY         http://www.cyh.com


SMART DISCIPLINE FOR EVERY AGE      http://www.parents.com


  • 1 year old / typical behavior

  • Best discipline strategies

  • 2 year old / typical behavior

  • Best discipline strategies

  • 3 year old / typical behavior

  • Best discipline strategies

  • 4 year old / typical behavior

  • Best discipline strategies


TIPS FOR POSITIVE DISCIPLINE         http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca



1-2-3 MAGIC http://www.csgreeley.org


  • 2 kinds of behavior problems (STOP / START behaviors)

  • How to use 1-2-3 Magic for STOP behaviors

  • Guidelines for counting

  • 6 kinds of testing and manipulation

  • The Major / Minor system

  • Encouraging START behaviors

  • 7 strategies to encourage good behavior

  • Specific start behaviors

  • No talking no emotion rule

  • Your child’s self esteem


 Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.


CHILDREN'S ANGER AND TANTRUMS

  • What are temper tantrums

  • Causes of temper tantrums


GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS

  • Learn to deal with your own and others anger

  • Distract or redirect the children's

  • Be prompt and brief with discipline

  • Try to discover the reason for your child's anger or temper tantrum

  • Avoid shaming your child about being angry

  • Teach children about intensity levels of anger

  • Set clear limits and high expectations for anger management

  • Notice, compliment and reward appropriate behavior

  • Maintain open communication with your child

  • Teach understanding and empathy


PARENTING SURVIVAL TIPS



CANADAS FOOD GUIDE http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca


  • 4 main food groups (Meat, breads, dairy, fruits / vegetables)


7 SUPERFOODS TO BOOST ANY KID'S DIET

  • Avocado

  • Blueberries

  • Salmon

  • Spinach

  • Sweet potatoes

  • Yogurt


HOW TO FEED YOUR BABY

  • Feeding baby food is easier with the right equiptment

  • Let your baby play with his food

  • Start the meal when your baby is happy and slightly hungry

  • Keep introducing rejected foods

  • Be mindful of food allergies

  • Watch for feeding cues

  • Safety and food allergies

  • How do I keep baby's food safe

  • How do I keep my baby safe

  • What should I know about allergies

  • What types of infant cereal should I feed my baby

  • What kinds of meats and alternatives should I feed my baby


INFANT NUTRITION 0 – 24 MONTHS http://healthycanadians.gc.ca


  • Breastfeeding

  • Beginning of solid foods

  • Introducing foods baby can eat with their hands

  • Understanding their hunger cues

  • routine snacks and meals

  • High fat nutritious foods

  • limit fruit juices with added sugars


AGE BY AGE GUIDE TO FEEDING YOUR TODDLER http://www.babycenter.com

  • Supervise your child when they eat

  • Variety of healthy snacks and meals

  • Encourage them to eat on their own (spoon / hands)

 

TOP 10 TIPS FOR PARENTS        http://www.bccf.ca


  • Set limits

  • State your expectations clearly

  • Decide on your priorities

  • Show your appreciation

  • Be aware and anticipate

  • Calmly get your child’s attention

  • Acknowledge your child’s feelings

  • Provide opportunities to make amends

  • Resolve your own feelings

  • Respond to the problem


 PARENTING 101                http://childdevelopmentinfo.com


  • Guidelines for parent child relationships

  • The “3 Fs” of effective parenting

  • The parent As teacher / coach

  • The use of reward in positive parenting

  • The first time club

  • The family chip system


LANGUAGE AND LEARNING


  • Categorizing

  • Sequencing

  • Play

  • Rhyming

  • Word games

  • Sound and letter games

  • Books and stories


SAFETY PROOFING THE HOME           http://www.babycentre.co.uk


  • Living room

  • Kitchen

  • Hallways, closets, stairs

  • Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms

  • Crib safety

  • Basement, garage, attic

  • Outside of the home, play area, lawn

  • General safety rules

  • Safety reminders by age (1 month – 4 years)



ParentSmart Books covering Birth to 3 Years


 

Our Menu


  • AGES & STAGES


  • DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH / 7 PERSONAL HYGIENE 


  • KIDS HEALTH – TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY


  • GROOMING ROUTINES


  • SMART DISCIPLINE FOR EVERY AGE


  • 1-2-3 MAGIC


  • CHILDREN'S ANGER AND TANTRUMS\


  • HOW TO FEED YOUR BABY


  • TOP 10 TIPS FOR PARENTS   


  •  PARENTING 101 


  • SAFETY PROOFING THE HOME


  • ParentSmart Books