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Tag Archives: "Early Years"

6 Jul, 2020

The many meanings of No

We can all get into the habit of saying No especially when we are tired or stressed but there are many times when better communication on our part helps our child understand and cooperate better. Here is a piece from The Growing Child newsletter distributed by Lifestart. The many meanings of No I just remembered […]

17 Jun, 2020

Resources for parents to support their child’s learning and development

Support Materials for Parents Parents are the most important people in their children’s early lives. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has produced a number of resources that contain lots of ideas, suggestions and practical examples of how parents can support their children’s learning and development in the early years. These resources are available […]

26 Sep, 2017

A round-up of parenting programmes!

There are lots of great parenting programmes starting in Donegal over the coming weeks. Parents Plus Early Years for parents of children aged 1 – 5 runs for 6 weeks Tuesday 3rd Oct 10am to 12 noon in the Community Hospital Dungloe Phone 074 9733111 to book a place Wednesday 4th October 10am to 12.30pm […]

25 Sep, 2017

Calling parents in Donegal

There are some excellent free workshops happening this week. Parents of Younger Children Workshop with Pauline Hunter Monday 25th September Donegal Town FRC 19:00 – 21:00. Contact Donegal Town Family Resource Centre for further details on 074 9725337 Wednesday 27th September Raphoe FRC 19:30 – 21:30 Contact Raphoe Family Resource Centre for further details on […]

20 Sep, 2017

Early Years Parenting programme in Greencastle

The Early Years (1-6 years) parenting programme will begin in Greencastle Community Centre on Wednesday 18th October at 10 am for six weeks. To request a booking form please contact Bairbre on 087 1736667. This course will help you to support your child’s confidence, learning, language and development. Meeting with other parents gives you all […]

7 Sep, 2017

Parents Plus courses – a practical and positive guide to parenting children.

Parents Plus Early Years for parents of children aged 1 – 6 will start on Friday 29th September from 10am to 12 noon in the Pastoral Centre Letterkenny. This course is suitable for any parent who is interested in developing skills and strengths for family life. Topics covered include: Child-centred play and communication Supporting your […]