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Parenting Advice

Solihull’s Parenting Team have been creating a range of free resources to help support parents across the borough. Want to keep track of our latest releases? Keep checking this page as we release new free resources weekly and also follow us on twitter at @SolSchNurses

If you would like to know how we could help you or what other support is available in Solihull check out our free resources here:

Solihull’s Parenting Support Offer
Ways you can access parenting support

Maybe you have a baby or toddler and want ways to help build you babies brain- we’ve got you covered with our Five to Thrive download here:

Build Your Babies Brain with Five to Thrive

Understanding your child’s behaviour can also be difficult even at times feel like a mystery but we have got some ideas that you will not doubt find useful here:

Understanding Your Child’s Behaviour

We also know the lockdown and COVID restrictions have brought about many challenges for parents. So we have created resources to help support you, with key focuses on spending time with your child and play:

Parenting Challenges in Lockdown
Parenting Challenges in Lockdown Continued

Also those common frustrations all parents experience and some ideas that may help:

The Importance of Taking Care of Ourselves
Importance of Sleep
Importance and Benefits of Play
Parents Connecting

If you like these resources so far then why not check out our Parenting Tool Kit? Designed by our Parenting Team it contains strategies for managing tricky behaviour, along with ideas and approaches to use routine and boundary setting, as well as ways to use consequences and time out:
Our Parenting Tool Kit

Solihull’s Parenting Team have also created the following useful resources:

Back to School Resources and Support:
Back to School Support
School Readiness

Developmental Milestone Series:
Developmental Milestones- Physical Health and Self Care
Developmental Milestones and Toilet Training for 0-5 Year Olds
Development Milestones – Speech & Language
Baby to Teenage Brain Development

Support for Teenagers:
Supporting Teenagers

Support for Parents of Children with Additional Needs:
Support for Parents of Children with Additional Needs