Resources for parents

Step by step guides 

Giving praise effectively
9 easy steps to give praise effectively
Steps for empathy
10 easy steps to show and develop your empathy
Time to calm down
10 steps for giving time to calm down
Choices and consequences
7 steps for giving choices and consequences
Active ignoring
8 steps for active ignoring unwanted behaviour
Problem solving
7 steps for problem solving
8 steps for negotiating and agree on a compromise
Internet Safety
6 tips for keeping children and young people safe in the digital world
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Tips and resources

Parenting top tips
Giving praise, creating boundaries, time to calm down and more
Diversity, privilege and prejudice
Helping our children learn about these topics
Time to play!
Fun and free or cheap activities to play with your children at home
Kindness Charts
What they are and how you can use them in your family
YouTube playlist (English)
Tips to improve family life from The Parenting Puzzle DVD
YouTube playlist (Urdu)
Tips to improve family life from The Parenting Puzzle DVD
The Parenting Puzzle Book
The best-selling guide to parenting
Parent Webinars
Webinars to support your family
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Recommended organisations and resources

Child Bereavement UK
A resource to help bereaved children and families to understand and manage grief
BBC Tiny Happy People
Resources to help you develop your child's communication skills
WHO: Physical activity
Guidance on physical activity, sedentary behaviours and sleep for children under 5
A platform to support fathers in their parenthood journey
Internet Safety
A list of internet safety websites
Recommended books
Books to read with children
More recommended books
Books for children about feelings, emotions and diversity
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Practice sheets

Family Links Practice Sheets
Time to calm down; family rules; problem solving and more
Kindness Charts
Download your own chart to print and use!
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