Public Advisory

There is an MOH Class Order in place, effective July 17th, for Grey and Bruce County that orders all Commercial Establishments to take actions related to the use of face coverings, ensure effective measures to maintain physical distancing and to ensure the availability of hand sanitizer. For full details, visit the MOH Class Orders page. Also view, FAQ for Masks and Face Coverings.

Self-Esteem

 

It’s important to foster self-esteem in your child.  A child who feels good about him/herself will feel capable, confident, and worthy. 

 

Build your child’s confidence and feelings of worth

  • focus on the strengths of your child
  • focus on what’s good about the situation
  • accept your child as he/she is
  • have faith in your child
  • teach and encourage your child to try new things
  • recognize his/her efforts
  • believe in your child
  • respect your child
  • praise him/her for their efforts and improvements
  • spend time with your child (play, cuddle, read, sing, talk and listen)
  • provide structure and consistent routines (mealtimes, bedtime, discipline)
  • have realistic expectations
  • avoid comparing
  • avoid encouraging competition

 

Encouraging Words

  • “I like the way you…..”
  • “I know you can……”
  • “ I appreciate that you…..”
  • “It looks like you worked very hard….”
  • “You’re improving…”

 

 

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