Parenting Courses and Advice
Online Parenting Course
An online parenting course, which once you have signed up to you can complete at your own pace and covers the following topics:
1. How your child develops
Taking a bit of time to think about being a parent, then lots of great information about what is going on inside your child's brain and how this affects their behaviour.
2. Understanding how your child is feeling
Exploring the signs and signals that tell you how your child is feeling.
3. Tuning into what your child needs
4. Responding to how your child is feeling
5. Different styles of Parenting
6. Having fun together
7. Rhythm of interaction
The Dance of Reciprocity. The what? The way that we communicate with each other and our children. What it means for managing feelings and behaviour.
8. Why is sleep important?
How sleep is directly linked to your child’s healthy development as well as to their mental and physical wellbeing. How reciprocity links to everyday behaviours such as sleep.
9. Self-Regulation and Anger
More about self-regulation and how the Dance of Reciprocity affects self-regulation.
10. Communication and tuning in
How we communicate both shapes and reflects the relationship between parent and child. Because the ways we communicate are not always perfect and we’re not always in tune with our children, we’re going to explore how to make things better.
11. Looking back and looking forward
If you are interested then please click on the link below to take you to the website and type in the access code 'community' when promoted to access the course for free.
Place 2 Be Parenting Smart Articles:
Please click on the link below for a number of useful short reads and videos about a variety of topics that we are often asked for support with. These are provided by Place2Be, a children's charity aimed at supporting a child's mental health and wellbeing. Topics include things like:
Raising a resilient child
My child says 'I hate you'
The importance of boundaries and consequences
Supporting health gaming habits in my child
Safe social media for primary aged children
However, this is only a small selection and there are a large number of topics covered on the website.