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Welcome to our Wellbeing page

As parents it’s our job to care for all of our child’s needs, both physical, developmental and emotional. But, along with the many rewarding joys of parenting, comes lots of hard work, such as sleepless nights, challenging behaviour and tantrums to name but a few.

Parenting takes energy, patience and resilience and when you are running around after children, it can leave you feeling tired and sometimes stressed.

Wellbeing for Adults

Wellbeing for Children

Organisations and Websites

Check out our online videos to help families with their wellbeing.

Breathing Exercises

Mindfulness Sessions

Silvery Moon Lulliby

Below you will find blog posts about Wellbeing & Mental Health

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Warm Welcomes in Lewisham 2023

  ABOUT THE WARM WELCOMES To support individuals affected by increased living costs in Winter, Lewisham Local are coordinating a network of local establishments to

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It’s Dry January 2024

Just 31 days without alcohol gives amazing obvious benefits, like more energy, a chance to save some money, improved concentration, boosted mood and so much

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It’s Black Maternal Health Week

Black Maternal Mental Health Week UK  is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the mental health challenges faced by Black mothers. Recognised nationally,

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2023

This Alcohol Awareness Week Alcohol Change will be focusing on the true cost of alcohol to highlight the personal costs of drinking too much and

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Domestic Abuse

Common Housing Issues

We often receive enquires to support families with housing issues, as a result we have put together a new Housing Advice section on the website

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Baby Check App

Baby Check features 19 simple checks that parents can do if their baby is showing signs of illness. Each check tests for a different symptom

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Single Parents Day 2023

March 21st marked Single Parents Day 2023. Gingerbread, the UK Single Parent’s Charity have carried out research to produce an up-to-date picture of what it means

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Veg Power

80% of our kids are not eating enough vegetables. Veg Power is on a mission to inspire kids from early years through primary school and

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All about Five to Thrive

At Early Years Alliance Lewisham Children and Family Centres we have actively shaped our universal offer around the 1001 days Manifesto for many years, to

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Teaching Children about Water

Young children love water. Whether it’s splashing around in the bathtub, showering friends with water pistols or building sandcastles on the beach, there is something

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Play and nature

Friederich Froebel was a pioneering educator who invented kindergarten. He emphasised that children should experience all aspects of nature, not just plants and animals. One

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Loneliness

We can all be affected by loneliness at different points during our life and being a parent can often make us feel lonely or isolated.

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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

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Outdoor Explorers

Would you like to foster a love of nature in your child, and have fun outdoors in all weathers and seasons? Come and join us

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Wild Winter Activities

The Wildlife Trust has some fantastic activities for you and your family this Winter. Take a look at their 12 Days Wild Activities to keep

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It’s World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day which encourages us all to focus on our mental or emotional health. All of us have faced different challenges

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Be Breast Aware

The tragic death of former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding at just 39 reminds us all that it’s important to be aware of the symptoms

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Are you drinking more?

This year has been difficult for all of us. Routines have changed, we’ve felt isolated from friends and family and many of us have been

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Roots of Empathy Programme

Roots of Empathy supports positive mental health and wellbeing in children, creating a safe space for them to learn and talk about their feelings. Roots

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Stress Awareness Month April 2021

Stress Awareness Month There’s no doubt that the last 12 months have increased our stress levels. Changing work patterns, family relationships, redundancy (or the threat of it), financial pressures,

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Taking your baby outside

How does being outside help my baby? Benefits of being outside – There are so many benefits to being outdoors for example, walking outside gives

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Back to School 2020

Preparing to go back to school is a stressful time for everyone, even without having to navigate the ‘New Normal’ of Covid 19 and coming

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Looking after our Wellbeing

There are ways you and your family can improve your wellbeing from look after your fitness and diet to talking to professionals who can support

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Routines Week

Hello I’m Donna one of the Early Years Practitioners at our Children and Family Centre’s and I would like to say to all our families

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