Positive Parenting

Parenting Courses

Barnardos and The Family Support Agency have developed a database of all parenting programmes in Ireland by county. 

Useful Resources

Barnardos have launched Parenting Positively — a set of 9 booklets aimed at supporting parents of children aged 6-12 years through a range of parenting challenges. In addition to a booklet on general parenting skills, aimed at helping parents better understand and support their children’s development, the series also deals with some of the more complex life issues facing parents. The free booklets cover themes such as death, separation, domestic abuse and bullying.

Help my kid learn is a useful website developed by the National Adult Literacy Agency which is packed full of useful tips and ideas on how to promote your child’s early learning.

The following publication is useful for parents who are preparing their children for making the transition from a n early years service to primary school – transitions

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) provide some great advice and educational resources for parents.

HSE Child Safety Information

Safe Sleep for Your Baby – Reduce the Risk of Cot Death

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