Our friendly and experienced team deliver interactive, evidenced-based programmes to equip parents with positive parenting skills. Suitable for parents/carers with children aged between 0-4 years.
Wonderful Baby Wonderful You
Wonderful baby, wonderful you is a four week programme that’s helps you to shape your babies brain, giving your baby the best start on their learning journey.
Our bodies work better when we eat good food. Our brains work better when we have access to people who do five simple things that feed the brain and help it to function:
RESPOND, CUDDLE, RELAX, PLAY, TALK
Learn the building blocks of 'Five to Thrive' for healthy brain growth.
- Be more in tune with your babies cues and how letting your baby take the lead brings, fun, enjoyment and learning for the both of you
- Help your baby to self regulate by co-regulating with your baby
- Ways to relax with your baby (and without!)
- A selection of playful games to activate the right hand side of the brain and only requires a parent/carer
- Songs, rhymes and signs that will activate the left hand side of the brain helping the baby to make sense of the world around them
Wonderful Baby Wonderful You Next Steps
What will I learn from the workshops :
- An Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage
- Recognising babies signals
- Making Parenting Fun
- Nutrition in the Early Years (delivered by a Nutritionist)
- Sleep patterns, developing a good bedtime routine and common sleep problems
Early Years Foundation Stage
How a child develops depends on a variation of factors and opportunities
Child Development & Learning
Developmental milestone - development norms and how they range
The Five To Thrive Model
A child's brain grows better with five simple things that feed the growing brain.
Respond Cuddle Relax Play Talk
Supporting Brain Development
Understanding how responding to cues form connections that develop a child’s brain
Nutrition in the Early years
During this session we will discuss some common questions on feeding your baby including:
- Information on breastfeeding and formula feeding your baby, such as safe preparation and storage
- The recommended age to introduce your baby to solid foods
- Suitable foods to offer your baby in their first year, considering texture and finger foods
- Vitamin recommendations for your baby
- Tops tips to encourage your baby to explore new foods
- Suitable drinks for your baby and when to introduce them to a cup
Session Three Bedtime Routines
- Sleep Patterns
- How Much Sleep Do Children Need
- Sleep Routines
- Planning a Bedtime Routine
- Common Problems
- Nightmares/Night Terrors
Triple P Group
Five x 2 hour sessions and two x 20 minute telephone call
Group Triple P supports parents of children aged 18months – 12 years. The programme looks at what positive parenting means, why children behave as they do, setting goals for themselves and their children, keeping track and creating behaviour diaries, how to help children develop, managing misbehaviour planning ahead and using positive parenting.
The Programme includes a DVD and parents are given a workbook that has all the information from the programme. The book can be looked at when the programme has ended and shared with other family member’s. During the programme Parents learn through watching, talking and practicing methods. Between sessions parents are asked to practice methods they have learnt and share their experiences.
The telephone call supports the parent to talk about what Triple P methods they have been using. The Parenting practitioner and the parent look at the plan the parents have set up. Parents are helped to think about how they feel things have been and find their own answers by using their workbooks and understanding from their sessions.
- Session 1: Completion of a Pre Evaluation Form looking at parents strengths, difficulties, parenting style and parents wellbeing
- Session 2: Positive parenting
- Session 3: Promoting children’s development
- Session 4: Managing misbehaviour
- Session 5: Planning ahead
- Session 6 & 7 telephone consultation : Implementing parenting routines 1-2
- Session 8: Program close and completion of post evaluation form
Early Communication Workshop
Come and learn a lot more about how you can help as a parent/carer to give your child the best chance in developing their speech, language and communication.
This workshop will provide you with the opportunity to learn:
- What is communication
- How children learn to communicate
- What parents can do to help
- What to do if you are worried
A two hour workshop that provides a simple guide and tips to support parents/Carers to start potty/toilet training
Contains information on:
- When children are ready to potty/toilet train
- When should we start potty/toilet training
- How to start potty/toilet training
- Common potty/toilet training problems
- Next steps
- Time to ask questions
Parents are actively involved in talks and discussions on common problems when developing good bedtime routines. The workshop explores the different issues parents face at bedtime and some of the reasons why problems occur. Parents will gain a greater understanding of the skills children need to get into a good bedtime routine and will be introduced to positive parenting methods to help stop problems arising.
Hassle Free Outings
Parents are actively involved in talks and discussions on common problems when going on outings with children .The group talk about positive parenting methods with step by- step ideas for stopping problems and teaching children how to behave on outings. Parents make a personal plan to manage problem behaviour during outings and are helped to transfer new parenting methods to other possible challenging community situations.