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Down-to-earth parenting advice you can trust.

We’re here for you, when you need us. Find answers to parenting questions in our advice articles. Or talk to a parenting coach about anything that’s worrying you. It’s all free, and no topic is too big, small, or embarrassing.

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Advice and Support for Parents

Featured article: How can I help when my child feels anxious?

Growing up involves lots of challenges, so it’s natural to feel worried, scared or anxious from time to time. But you can help support your child.

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Mental health and wellbeing

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Advice for positive mental health and emotional wellbeing, in children and parents.

Child and teen with crossed legs

Advice for positive mental health and emotional wellbeing, in children and parents.

Behaviour

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How to set boundaries with your child, use rules and rewards, and cope with challenging behaviour.

Man and woman with young child

How to set boundaries with your child, use rules and rewards, and cope with challenging behaviour.

Stages and development

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Ways to support your child’s potty training, speech and social and emotional development.

Toddler holding stethoscope to teddy

Ways to support your child’s potty training, speech and social and emotional development.

Additional needs and disabilities

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Tips for getting a diagnosis and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or additional needs.

Boy playing with colourful blocks

Tips for getting a diagnosis and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or additional needs.

Education

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From settling into nursery to home schooling and school refusal, we’ve got you covered.

Mother hugging and kissing daughter

From settling into nursery to home schooling and school refusal, we’ve got you covered.

Parenting and relationships

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Support on parent wellbeing, relationships and separation and divorce.

Man and woman looking at camera

Support on parent wellbeing, relationships and separation and divorce.

Sleep

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Bedtime, naps, and the questions that keep us awake at night. Sleep advice from our coaches.

Boy in tiger suit holding bear

Bedtime, naps, and the questions that keep us awake at night. Sleep advice from our coaches.

Nutrition and healthy eating

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From breastfeeding and formula, to fussy eaters and healthy food. Tips on feeding your family.

Teenage girl eating an apple

From breastfeeding and formula, to fussy eaters and healthy food. Tips on feeding your family.

Talk to us

Free and confidential live chat with a parenting coach. We’re here Monday-Friday (apart from bank holidays) and are available in the evenings on Monday and Thursday. Or leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Activities

Activity ideas for children and young people. Have fun at home, support better sleep, or help your child understand their mental health.

 

 

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