Ridge Meadows Early Childhood Development Committee
Serving Katzie, Pitt Meadows & Maple Ridge
Two Information Sheets for Parents
November 28, 2013
AnAnxiety and Depression:
Recognizing the Early Warning Signs
It is not unusual for young children to sometimes feel sad, afraid, or shy. So, how do you know if your child is experiencing anxiety or depression? If s/he tends to avoid social contacts and withdraws from unfamiliar situations, your child might already be showing some signs of inner emotional distress. Download information sheet here.
Eating Behaviours: A Recipe for Healthy Eating Habits
Although most feeding problems are mild and short-lived, young children tend to react negatively to parents who pressure them to change their unwanted feeding habits. So, what can be done to prevent this from contributing to feeding problems? You may want to start by eating healthy nutritious food to model a balanced diet. Download information sheet here.