We know that toilet training can be a challenge. Here are some tips from Ella Walsh at Kidspot. You can find the link below.
One of the issues which may rear its head as our children – particularly our teenagers – go back to school in September is friendship – the stress, the joy, the conflict and the confusion. Here are some good tips from the kidspot website – find the link below.
This article from the Understood.org website explores when our children develop social and emotional skills. Understood.org is committed to supporting families and educators of children who learn and think differently as well as supporting young adults themselves. You can find out more at https://www.understood.org/pages/en/families/?_sp=e3deb9a7-0860-4a28-87dd-c42e2eed4e99.1597228695119
With face-to-face antenatal classes not happening at the moment this resource from the team at Cork University Maternity Hospital and the HSE is even more valuable.
We are all aware that the teenage years can be challenging. Here are some great tips from the Kidspot website about how we can help our teenagers develop the skills and strengths they need to support good mental health.
Here is another good piece from the Playgroup NSW website. This time they are looking at why children cry.
Ever feel like your child just. Won’t. Stop. CRYING? You’re far from alone – but getting to understand the science behind the tears can help you both get through the wailing unscathed.
Here is another good piece from the Kidspot website, this time looking at how we can help our children release their creativity and find their passion!
It can be very difficult when a young girl hits puberty early. Especially when all her classmates, and indeed she, still seem just like little girls. If your daughter starts puberty early, she will need a lot of help, guidance and support from you. As well as dealing with a changing body, she will face further difficulties such as dealing with the reaction of her friends, peers and even adults. The best way to do this is be informed.
Due to Covid 19 all face-to-face Cuidiú Breastfeeding Support groups are suspended until further notice.
Your baby’s temperament usually becomes clear fairly early on and it can be challenging to realise that you are parenting a little person whose temperament may be different to your own. Here are some great tips from the Playgroup NSW website about different temperaments and how to parent them.
Here are some reasons why singing to your baby or toddler is so good for them.
Supporting families impacted by substance abuse – an update from the National Family Support Network
The National Family Support Network supports families who are impacted by effects of substance abuse within the family. Here are a few extracts from their latest newsletter. You can find the full newsletter on their website here http://www.fsn.ie/