Respect is the golden rule

As parents we know rules are important but sometimes we can get the balance wrong. We can get too intense about rules that really aren’t important and let really important rules – like showing respect – slip. The team at Parents Plus have some very good tips here in the Parents Plus Children’s programme. Remember that if you are finding parenting very challenging you can talk to one of the Family Support Workers or Youth Workers on the team at the Donegal Parent Support Line. You can phone 1800 112277 (free of charge) or PM the Parent Hub Donegal Facebook page and one of the team will be in touch.

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Helping your children to cope post-separation

The Parents Plus Parenting When Separated programme offers important tips for helping children to cope when the relationship between their parents breaks down and there is a separation. If you are finding parenting challenging because you are going through or have gone through a separation you can talk to one of the Family Support Workers on the team at the Donegal Parent Support line who have experience running the Parenting When Separated programme. Freephone 1800 112277 Monday – Friday 9am to 3pm or PM the Parent Hub Donegal Facebook page with your name, number and brief description of the issue you would like support with and one of the team will be in touch.

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What to expect in the third trimester of pregnancy

There is useful information in this piece from the HSE.ie website about what to expect during the last three months of your pregnancy. There may be changes to some aspects of care due to the restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus but check with your GP or antenatal clinic.

Your antenatal care

Week 28 until the birth of your baby is known as the third trimester. Your GP and hospital appointments will become more frequent in this trimester.

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