Parent Talk Cymru

Down-to-earth parenting advice you can trust

Support for parents in Wales. Read our parenting articles in English or speak to us via live chat in Welsh or English. We’re on hand to support you, when you need us. Find answers to the most common parenting questions, or talk one-to-one with an experienced parenting coach. You can talk to us in Welsh or English. It’s all free, and no topic is too big, small, or embarrassing.

Parent Talk Cymru

1:1 chat

Free and confidential live chat with an experienced parenting coach, in Welsh or English.

You can talk to us about anything that supports the wellbeing of you, your child, or your family. Some people just want to chat. Some need to talk to us about things they feel they can’t tell anyone else.

We can speak to you fluently in Welsh. Please don’t be afraid to tell us you want to speak in Welsh.

Message us during the hours below and we’ll reply within a few minutes.

  • 12:30-19:30 Monday
  • 10:30-16:30 Tuesday
  • 10:30-16:30 Wednesday
  • 12:30-19:30 Thursday
  • 09:30-16:00 Friday

Early parenting

Becoming a parent, feeding, sleeping and potty training

Development and additional needs

Communication, social and emotional development, neurodiversity and support for additional needs

School life

School work and homework, behaviour and wellbeing, and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Home and family life

Family relationships and mental health, work and money, healthy living, technology and fun at home

Feelings and behaviour

Understanding behaviour and emotions, talking about feelings, safety and wellbeing, rules and rewards, wellbeing activities

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Sign up to our newsletter to get the latest tips, information and guidance from our parenting coaches.

Help us to support more parents

Parent Talk can only exist because of your generous donations. If you’ve found our advice helpful, please help us reach more parents by giving what you can.

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.

You can also find parenting support from the Welsh Government.

Give it time

Parenting challenges can be very different depending on how old your child is. Find advice tailored to your child’s age.

Parenting. Give it time.

Talk with me

Encourage your child to talk by talking to them in the language that you know best. Children can learn more than one language at once, from the moment they’re born.

Talk with me

Ending physical punishment

Physical punishment such as smacking or shaking is harmful to children. It is illegal for anyone in Wales to physically punish a child.

Ending physical punishment