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30 Jan, 2019

Keeping your child/young person safe in the digital age

The Kilmacrennan Families group was established following on from a Pamper the Parents morning in the area in October last year having received a small pot of funding through Tusla.  In addition to setting up a Parent and Toddler group in the area the group have also established a Facebook page to share information with parents […]

17 Jan, 2019

Great new courses from Inishowen Development Partnership

Here are some of the new courses available from Inishowen Development Partnership January 2019 – IT Courses Food Safety HACCP CIEH L2 Feb 9th Allergen Workshop Jan 2019 START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE -SYOB – Course Outline – SG- 5th 6th Feb 2019 For more information contact Denise McCool Community Development/Education Officer Inishowen Development Partnership […]

14 Jan, 2019

Do you need to talk to your children about relationships and sexual health?

HSE Health Promotion has launched resources for Parents that support communication around relationships and sexual health. A recently published resource ‘Talking to your child about relationships, sexuality and growing up’ is available in both English and Irish, for order or download from http://www.healthpromotion.ie The research report, ‘Supporting Parents Communication with Children Aged 4-9 Years about Relationships, Sexuality and Growing […]

10 Dec, 2018

Finn Valley Family Resource Centre invites you to come and say hello

Finn Valley Family Resource Centre is a newly established FRC based in Stranorlar. We intend to provide a broad range of community based family supports and community development services. We are a company limited by guarantee and a charity with a board of directors who are responsible for the governance around our service delivery. We […]

29 Nov, 2018

Good advice if you are feeling under the weather

Under the Weather Learning how to manage everyday illnesses with confidence and common sense is a great life skill. Whether you are dealing with a cold, flu, tummy bug or other minor complaint, you can trust the advice on this website. It comes from doctors and pharmacists in Ireland. Undertheweather.ie was developed by the HSE […]

29 Nov, 2018

Post Natal Depression: A guide for Mothers, Family and Friends

After giving birth, most mothers experience some degree of mood swings. There are 3 main kinds of post natal mood change: Baby blues Puerperal psychosis Postnatal depression Baby blues. So common they are considered normal for new mothers They usually begin 2-4 days after baby is born. You may have crying spells, increased feelings of […]

27 Nov, 2018

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People https://www2.hse.ie/mental-health/   The HSE has  launched a new mental health campaign specifically targeted at young people. The ‘Mind Monster’ campaign was developed to raise awareness among adolescents and young adults of ways to look after their mental health. Focusing on things that are known to cause stress and […]

8 Nov, 2018

How music helps with children’s literacy skills

The Importance of Literacy for Children Literacy is one of the most important skills we develop in our early childhood years. It’s not just about being able to read in school, either. Learning how to read gives children the skills they need to learn and comprehend complex ideas that help shape them into individuals. Being […]

4 Oct, 2018

National Breastfeeding Week events in Donegal on Friday 5th October

1. Launch of Letterkenny Breastfeeding Group /Coffee Morning   PHN Service Friday 5th 10.00 – 11.30am Pastoral Centre, Letterkenny Nicola Gillespie 2. Celebration Coffee Morning Letterkenny Breastfeeding Peer Support Group Friday 5th 12.00 – 3.30pm Sister Sara’s, Letterkenny Rosie Nic Cionnaith