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Adult Learning & Parenting

Baby Massage (6wks to pre-crawling)

Benefits are:

  • Enhancement of bonding and attachment between parent/carer and baby.
  • Relaxation
  • Stimulation of babies circulatory, digestive and immune systems.
  • Can help to relieve gas and colic.

Family First Aid

This 2 hour course will support you to feel more confident in dealing with minor accidents, choking and resuscitation (includes certificate of attendance and a basic first aid book).

Family Toolkit

A universal parenting programme delivered over 4 weeks. The 2 hour sessions, focus on positive parenting including communication, giving praise, child-led play, setting boundaries and handling anger.

Nurturing Programme – Parenting Puzzle

Children are rewarding, stimulating and fun but looking after them can be stressful and challenging.

This programme helps deal with those challenges so you have a calmer, happier family life. It helps us think about what we do, why we do it and how it makes us feel.

Over the 10 week programme, you will look at different topics including:

  • Understanding why children behave as they do.
  • Recognising the feelings behind behaviours.
  • Exploring different approaches to discipline.
  • Finding ways to develop co-operation and self-discipline in children.
  • The importance of looking after ourselves.

Suitable for parents with at least one child aged 2 years and over.

Parenting Boys

A course for parents with sons 0-4yrs. Parents will gain a greater understanding of their son’s development and behaviour and feel more confident in providing effective boundaries, whilst developing strategies to manage behaviour.