Parent Mentoring
Home-Start Parent Mentoring Support Service

September 21st, 2020 | parents

The Parent Mentor service is funded by Central Bedfordshire Council and coproduced with SNAP Parent Carer Forum for families with children with special educational needs (SEND). Our charity’s Volunteer Parent Mentors who have themselves got experience with children with SEND offer one to one support for a period of time (usually six weeks) to other […]

Understanding The Teenage Brain
Understanding The Teenage Brain

May 18th, 2020 | children

Being a parent is not always easy, especially during lockdown. For those of you with teenagers, here is a short talk on how changes in the teenage brain can affect their behaviour. Understanding these changes can help us with parenting and improve relationships with our children. Video Transcription We are all individuals and so are […]

EPEC Course
Being A Parent Course

December 12th, 2018 | parents

  Being a Parent The ‘Being a Parent’ course is free for local parents of 2 to 5 year olds. By attending, you can learn how to better understand your children’s feelings, positive strategies to manage behaviour, effective parent-child communication and much more. The fun, interactive course is all about giving you the skills to manage […]

Why Early Intervention Is Important
Why Early Intervention Is Important

June 6th, 2018 | children

Reasons why early intervention is important: It has the most impact and long-term effect on the health and well-being of families in crisis. It improves childhood development. It prevents problems from getting worse over time. It provides people with knowledge, support and resources. It saves money in the long-term. During the first three years of […]

supporting families in the foundation years
Supporting Families In The Foundation Years

March 22nd, 2018 | family

Do you believe that every family deserves support when they are struggling to cope? We do. Discover how we are supporting families in the foundation years in Central Bedfordshire and Luton. The foundation years are important for both children and their families. Our charity’s services supporting families in the foundation years are vital in providing […]

Parenting, Helping Parents
Parenting – Parents Helping Other Parents…

June 5th, 2014 | parents

Parenting young children is an incredibly rewarding experience. However, as we all know, parenting is not always easy! In this article, Linda our charity’s CEO discusses why we provide essential parenting support services across Central Bedfordshire. It’s still incredible to think that I’ve been working here for the past 17 years! I have stayed for […]

Bedfordshire Parenting
7 Ideas For Quality Family Time!

October 22nd, 2013 | parents

This years National Parents Week theme is ‘Make One Change’. With the week fast approaching on the 19th October, we asked our staff & volunteers – ‘If you can make one change for Bedfordshire Parents Week, what would it be?’. The majority said that they wanted to spend more time with their family. But just […]