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It’s Children’s Mental Health Week

The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is  Growing Together.   Growing Together is about growing emotionally and finding ways to help each other grow. Challenges and setbacks can help us to grow and adapt and trying new things can help us to move beyond our comfort zone into a new realm of…

Bᴇɪɴɢ Tᴏɢᴇᴛʜᴇʀ Mʏ Bᴀʙʏ ᴀɴᴅ Mᴇ

Bᴇɪɴɢ Tᴏɢᴇᴛʜᴇʀ Mʏ Bᴀʙʏ ᴀɴᴅ Mᴇ – 𝗻𝗲𝘅𝘁 FREE 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆  – 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗼𝘂𝘁 FREE virtual 5 week post-natal support programme for families developed by the Early Years Alliance FREE sessions include: • Brain development and sensory play • Early language and communication • Positive mental health and the outdoors…

5 top tips for a happy Christmas as a single parent

Christmas as a single parent can be a daunting thought. So Gingerbread, which supports single parents and families, asked parents for their top tips for having a happy Christmas. Christmas can be a lot of fun for your family. It’s a great chance to spend time together, enjoy some little luxuries and show each other how…

Who are Health Visitors and What Do They Do?

Health Visitors are registered nurses or midwives with a specialist qualification in public health. They work with families who have children between the ages of 0 and five. Lewisham Health Visiting Services are provided by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, and Health Visitors work in five teams, across the Borough.   What your Health Visitor…

Getting Ready for ‘Big School’

Getting ready for ‘Big School’ The Importance of Communication Skills   The new school term is fast approaching and along with our colleagues from the Speech and Language Team we have put together information and top tips so you and your child feel ready for this next big step. Readiness for school is more about…

Why do I need to take of myself?

Hello Parents and Carers, I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and part of my role is facilitating some of the parent and children groups at Lewisham Children & Family Centres. I hope you enjoy reading our posts and finding the information helpful. I’d like to talk a little bit about why as parents we need…

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