Parenting isn’t always easy. Although it’s often amazing and rewarding to watch your children grow, and to help them learn to be independent, it can also be really hard work. If you’re struggling to cope take a look at Young Mind’s Parents’ Survival Guide here.
If you think your child is unhappy or if you are worried about their behaviour, it’s easy to be hard on yourself and think you aren’t doing a good job. This Parents’ Survival Guide has tips are for any parent who is worried about their child, or their own parenting skills.
Do you worry about the pressures your children face? Doing a 20 minute activity with your child can be the perfect opportunity for you to start a conversation with them about their mental health.
As part of BBC Children In Need’s national programme around children and young people’s mental health, Young Minds are developing support for parents and carers of 8 to 13 year olds.
Visit the Parents Section on the Young Minds website for lots more information. Below are some areas on their website targeted for Parents.