Welcome to the Bellmoore Mental Health and Well Being section of our website! Here you will find various resources to support your children, your family, and yourself!
Kids Have Stress Too Series!
For the next six weeks, you will find various resources from the two sources/links below. We also understand that there is A LOT of information on these websites. Each week, we will update each source/link with articles that we recommend you focus on for that week. The title of the article(s) can be found below:
Week 1 Focus on: Stress and Your Child and Helping Stressed out Kids
Week 2: Focus on: Your School Aged Child
Week 3: Focus on: Helping Kids Get Enough Sleep and Let’s Play and The Mental Benefits of Physical Activity
Week 4: Focus on: Focus on Self Esteem and Helping Children Flourish
Week 5: Focus on: Parenting Resilient Children
Week 6: Focus on: Raising Resilient Children and Supporting School Resiliency
Week 7: Focus on: Discipline Tips, Extremely Challenging Behaviours, Managing Screen time, and Yes You Can- Positive Disciplines for You and Your Child
Week 1 Focus: My Child’s Life
Week 2: Focus on: Stop, Look, Listen and Things that Upset or Stress Your Child
Week 3: Focus on: Quick Ways to Relax and Modeling Physical Activity
Week 4: Focus on: Taking Care of Me
Week 5: Focus on: The What If Game and My Two Voices
Week 6: Focus on: Problem Solving Tips for Parents and Ways to Solve Problems
Week 7: No resources for this week.
The “Growing Together” booklet is a resource that is a Community Education Guide for Parents, Youth and Children that is published twice a year by McMaster Children’s Hospital.
It summarizes free resources available to families and it covers a variety of topics geared toward parenting, child development and mental health.
A copy is sent home each term, but is also available online.
A summary is also provided for all the Anxiety Resources from the guide Anxiety Resources Jan-Aug 2018 Growing Together.