The HSE has useful advice on looking after your relationship as a parent at this time and parenting advice for difficult days HSE.ie.
The National Parents Council noticeboard
has daily tips and fun activities to try at home.
Parenting Advice and Tips
With the arrival of Covid-19, parents and families have had to change how they work and live. Safefood have worked with parenting expert Prof. John Sharry to share his practical advice and tips for parents and families during this time. Learn more at safefood.net.
For lots more helpful tools and advice on healthy eating, managing screen time and more check out Safefood.
from Tusla offers helpful resources on what works best for children and families at different ages and stages.
Infant and toddler wellbeing
Advice for parents of young children is available from mychild.ie.
Children diagnosed with disability or developmental delay
If you have recently found out about your child’s disability or developmental delay you may find this site helpful www.informingfamilies.ie
The Informing Families website was developed by the Informing Families Project to provide a source of good quality, appropriate, accurate and up to date information to parents at the time of diagnosis.
The Middletown Centre for Autism
has developed a number of resources on helping children and young people manage during the COVID-19 crisis.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
The Changing Lives Initiative is a community based initiative working to create a better understanding of ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families with children aged (3-7) experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD.
The Changing Lives Initiative have launched an innovative App on ADHD to support families. The App helps families understand what ADHD is and provides practical strategies and tools for parents to use with their children.
Tusla has an e-learning course for parents of young children called Relationships Are Key.
You are invited to work through the course in your own time and at your own pace. You can pick and choose topics that are of interest to you or are more relevant to you at a particular time. It’s full of guidance and expert advice. The course aims to support parents and all carers to form stronger and more positive relationships with their young children.
You can also access over 400 eLearning courses, including parenting courses, using your library barcode.