Public Advisory

There is a Provincial Order in place, effective October 9th, 2020, mandating the use of face coverings in all public indoor settings across the province, such as businesses, facilities and workplaces, with limited exemptions.  For details, visit the Face Masks and Face Coverings in Ontario. Also view the Grey Bruce Health Unit FAQ for Masks and Face Coverings.

Toddler Self-Esteem


Encouragement, building your child’s confidence and feelings of worth:

  • focus on the strengths of your children
  • focus on what’s good about the situation
  • accept your children as they are
  • have faith in your children
  • let them know their worth (recognize their efforts)
  • respect your children
  • praise for things well done (encourage efforts, improvements)
  • 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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