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Tag : Parenting

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5 tips for talking to your kids about vaccinations

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael July 29, 2016

Parents are responsible for their children’s well-being and there are few ways to better protect a child’s health than through immunization. Vaccinating your child is one of the simplest ways to keep them safe from preventable deadly diseases. Read more »

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Five ways to feel like a kid again this summer

Posted by: UNICEF Canada July 19, 2016

Here are five things you can do during the warmer months to delight in the season and feel young at heart. Read more »

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Three ways to raise socially-conscious, responsible kids

Posted by: UNICEF Canada July 11, 2016

Raising responsible kids starts early. Encouraging them to give back to their communities, whether through volunteering or charitable donations, can be a great way to teach them about compassion. Read more »

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Nepal: Talking to your kids about emergencies

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 30, 2015

During catastrophic disasters like the earthquake in Nepal, children are exposed to news, discussion and visual images of the events. You can help the children in your life cope with their feelings, feel safe and even respond with positive actions. Read more »

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Parent Corner: Talking to your kids about tragedy

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 18, 2012

UNICEF was deeply saddened by the tragic events that unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday. We know it can be extremely difficult for parents to talk to their children about such horrible acts of violence – so we developed a guide: "Talking to your kids about tragedy." Read more »

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Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Posted by: Marv Bernstein November 12, 2012

In Canada and across the world, November 12-17 is marked annually as Bullying Awareness Week. This year's theme is "Stand Up!" to bullying. Read more »

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Parent Corner: Reading to Your Little Global Citizens

Posted by: Emily McNally September 28, 2012

“It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading. Something that will stretch their imaginations – something that will help them make sense of their own lives and encourage them to reach out toward people whose lives are quite different from their own.” Read more »

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David’s Blog: Back to School

Posted by: David Morley September 6, 2012

While here in Canada going back to school is a perennial fixture of a child’s life, in many parts of the world, children are still denied this essential opportunity. Read more »

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Parent Corner: Cyberbullying

Posted by: Jennifer Story September 4, 2012

This week, millions of parents around the world will kiss their kids goodbye and send them off to school. Then they’ll spend the rest of the day wondering what their children are experiencing. Will they make new friends? Reconnect with old ones? Will they like their new teacher or new school? Read more »

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Breastfeeding is More than Beneficial – It Saves Lives.

Posted by: Jennifer Story August 1, 2012

Why do we need a week each year to reflect on the importance of breastfeeding? The answers may surprise you. Read more »

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