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This booklet from The Curragh Family Resource Centre has been designed to support families with some of the common challenges and issues at this time.
In response to the Covid crisis, a new telephone service for women has been launched. Click on the link for information:
Watch this video or read the following guide to find out more about Seesaw. Remember to get in touch with your child’s teacher if you have any questions.
Click on this link to find out more: Seesaw-Parent intro
Below please find details of 2 FREE online events for parents, hosted by Kildare Library Service as part of the Let’s Talk About Parenting programme 2020.
Spring Forward, Fall Back’ – Bedtime Prep & Tips for Parents!
Monday 12th October from 4pm (Facebook) & follow up Thursday 15th October 8.30pm (Zoom)
Presented by Erica Hargaden, Sleep Consultant
The clocks are going back on October 25th. Hurrah say some, an extra hour in bed… not so for Parents of young children! Join Erica from Babogue Sleep Solutions for some advice and tips to make the transition easier. Followed by a Q and A via zoom a couple of days later to follow up with Parents with further support.
Talk available on Monday 12th October from 4pm at https://www.facebook.com/KildareCountyLibraryService
And a later date from Kildare Library vimeo channel
Follow up Q and A and support session via Zoom: Thurs 15th October 8.30pm-9pm. Email Suzanne at email@example.com to book your place.
Understanding Bullying: empowering children and strategies for intervention
Presented by Jennifer Ryan, Forensic Psychologist & Guidance Counsellor
Thursday 12th November 7pm (Zoom)
Why bullying happens, how to recognize it in your child, and effective strategies for intervention for you as a parent and for your child or teenager. This talk will take a common sense approach to the complexities of bullying and aims to equip parents to deal with bullying effectively.
To book your place email Andrea at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep an eye on Kildare Library social media channels (twitter, facebook, instagram) and www.parentingsupport.ie for more upcoming events including Positive Parenting with John Sharry, Resilience in a Digital Age with Colman Noctor and Baby Sign Language Classes.