What Were We Thinking!
Jean Hailes' free app, What Were We Thinking!, provides information to help new parents. It is available from the Apple iOS Store.
Parenting and children's mental health
A parent's support can have an immediate and positive effect on their children's mental health. Here's how to encourage good mental health and spot signs of mental health issues.
Your baby and the first few weeks
The first few weeks at home with your newborn can be an exciting but daunting time, particularly if you are new parents. Find out what care and support are available to you after you leave hospital.
What is adoption?
Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.
How to support children coping with a family break-up, separation or divorce
Children may feel upset and angry when their parents separate. Learn tips for supporting children affected by separation or divorce.
Going to school
Links to information about going to school - a guide for parents.
Keeping your kids safe
Get some tips on how to teach your child to recognise suspicious behaviour and what to do about it.
Teenage aggression and arguments
Find out how to cope with heated arguments with your teenager, and what to do if they become aggressive or even violent towards you.
Healthy things to do with your kids these school holidays
Check out these healthy activity ideas if you're struggling to find things to do with your children these school holidays.
Parenting tips after family break-up, separation or divorce
When a relationship ends, you still need to continue parenting in a positive and cooperative way. Find out more about parenting tips for separated or divorced parents.