Booklets and information sheets

Supporting your child if one parent lives or works away

This handy sheet provides some hints and tips to support a child when one parent lives or works away from where the child is based.

Supporting a child to make friends

This handy sheet provides some hints and tips to help support a child to make friends.

Supporting a child to learn how to share

This handy sheet provides some hints and tips to support a child to learn how to share.

Supporting a child when they start nursery or reception

This handy sheet provides some hints and tips to support a child when they start nursery or reception for the first time.

Early Years Information Pathway

The Early Years Information Pathway provides professionals with information on a range of resources available nationally to support discussions with parents about positive parenting, healthy living and child development.

Helping children to cope with bereavement

Here are some helpful tips to follow, for parents or caregivers, seeking to support a grieving child.

Supporting children when a parent goes to prison

Some helpful advice on what to tell children and how to support them.

The Parenting Plan

Bringing up children involves lots of joint decisions. If you don't live together, it is harder to make these decisions as you go along. A Parenting Plan is a written or online agreement between parents.

Supporting and guiding children's behaviour

This booklet provides ideas for parents of young children on supporting children’s development and guiding their behaviour in a positive way.

Making time for yourself and managing stress

Advice on how to make time to look after yourself and manage stress.

Understanding brain development

This handy sheet provides information on how your baby’s brain develops and what your baby’s brain needs to develop well.

Managing tantrums

This handy sheet gives useful information on what to do when your child has a tantrum.

Managing shopping trips

Suggestions on making that shopping trip less stressful with your little ones.

Managing potty training

Useful tips for toilet and potty training and suggestions for helping them stay dry at night time.

Managing mealtimes

This helpful sheet provides information on managing mealtimes and dealing with choosy and messy eaters.

Coping with a crying baby

Helpful suggestions to cope with a crying baby and how to manage stress.

Managing biting

Tips and advice to tackle biting.

Managing bedtime

This handy sheet gives useful information on creating a bedtime routine and helping to reduce stress.

Managing bathtimes

This handy sheet provides information on managing bathtimes with your little ones from birth to age 3.