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14 Aug, 2019

Parenting programmes coming to Ballyshannon this autumn

Parents/Guardians in Ballyshannon are being offered lots of opportunities to enrich their parenting skills this autumn. Parent Hub Donegal is delighted to announce that three of the Parents Plus programmes are going to be offered. Parents Plus programmes are evidence based programmes developed in Ireland to support positive parenting and help parents develop strong, nurturing […]

3 Jul, 2019

Being a good parent – nobody ever said it would be easy!

Nobody ever said that parenting would be easy. Being a good parent is even more difficult! Here are five guidelines to help you put into practice some principles of good parenting that you probably already know but for which you may need an occasional reminder: 1. Be consistent in your enforcement of rules. Be certain […]

18 Jun, 2019

Breastmilk is amazing!

  The Science of Human Milk is pretty fantastic. There are hundreds of substances in Human Milk that feed our babies while helping them be healthy and grow optimally. In this article, to stimulate your interest, I am going to write about 4 wonderful components and then give you a link for you to find […]

30 Jul, 2018

Promoting Positive Behaviour – Ages and Stages Chart

  What behaviour should we expect from our little ones at the different ages and stages of their development? Each child is a little individual but here are some general guidelines that may help you to promote positive behaviour as your child grows. Age Normal behaviour What parents can do Infant Under 1 year of […]

7 Jun, 2018

Shaping Ourselves and Our Children

“Shaping Ourselves and Our Children” SOOC is an exciting new course for parents to have fun and learn about how their children develop their emotional and social skills at home.  Parents will learn how to support their children to develop these skills and how these will benefit their children later at school, in their community […]

7 Jun, 2018

Do you need to know more about ADHD to support your child?

If you have a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or you are working with children who have this you may find the following resource useful. There is a lot of material in it to read and you may not read all of it – but make sure you read the poem at the start! […]

15 May, 2018

Encouraging good self-esteem in our children

What is self-esteem? The term “self-esteem” refers to the feelings a person has about his/her own value or worth. There are two main components of a person’s self-esteem, how much they feel loved and valued, and how capable they feel. A child with good self-esteem feels loved and important in life whereas a child with […]

20 Mar, 2018

Sleep in children – what to expect

Newborns sleep between 9-18 hours per day with an average of 14.5 hours sleep. Infants (2-12 months) sleep 12-13 hours including about 3 hours of naps during the day. Toddlers (1-3 years) sleep 11-13 hours per day including naps but by 18 months most toddlers have one nap of 1-3 hours per day. Pre-school children […]

8 Mar, 2018

Parents Plus Adolescent Programme coming to Inishowen

Are you the parent of a teenager aged 11 – 16? Would you like the opportunity to be involved in a parenting course which would help you to communicate with each other positively and effectively, build your teenagers’ confidence and self-esteem, negotiate rules and boundaries, manage conflict, teach your teen about responsibility and develop skills […]