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Author Archives: Jeanne Ryan

Strengthening Families: Notice and Compliment the Good Daily

Strengthening Families: Notice and Compliment the Good Daily

Loveparenting.ie is delighted to be able to share some worksheets and tip sheets from the Strengthening Families Programme. The materials provide practical tips and ideas to help parents build strong and healthy relationships with their children. This is the second in the series and builds on the last worksheet, The Four Family Fun Sheet, which gave some practical ideas on ... Read More »

Strengthening Families: Three Easy Instant Stress-Busters

Strengthening Families: Three Easy Instant Stress-Busters

Loveparenting.ie is delighted to be able to share some worksheets and tip sheets from the Strengthening Families Programme. The materials provide practical tips and ideas to help parents build strong and healthy relationships with their children. This is the third in the series and builds on the last worksheet, Notice and Compliment the Good Daily which gave some practical ideas ... Read More »

Strengthening Families

Strengthening Families

Loveparenting.ie is delighted to be able to share some worksheets and tip sheets from the Strengthening Families Programme. These worksheets provide practical tips and ideas to help parents build strong and healthy relationships with their children.  The Strengthening Families Programme (SFP) is an evidence-based 14-week family skills training programme that involves the parents and teens/children in three classes run on the ... Read More »

New Year, New Resolve

New Year, New Resolve

Parenting is a merry-go-round. There are days when you feel your heart might just burst with love for your children and there are days where you would give anything to just have them out of your hair for a few precious hours. You watch them while they sleep, all soft breaths and angelic faces. Then they wake up, refuse to ... Read More »

Post Christmas Family Fun

Post Christmas Family Fun

The presents have been opened, the turkey has been eaten, and  there is now a long, post-Christmas stretch of the school holidays with lots of time to fill. This provides a great opportunity to get all of the family involved in planning fun ways you can spend time together without breaking the bank. The best way to build strong, positive ... Read More »

Top Tips for Safety this Christmas

Top Tips for Safety this Christmas

Christmas lights are so pretty to look at but make sure to plug out the lights before going to bed or leaving the house. Keep sharp or breakable decorations high on the tree away from little hands and curious minds! Blow out those candles. Candles can create a lovely warm and festive atmosphere but are also a fire hazard. Make ... Read More »

A Stress Free Christmas?

A Stress Free Christmas?

The anticipation of Christmas is now at its peak—many of us are running around with the tick, tick, tick of to do lists in our head. We are swamped with advertising, and our children are starting to become overwhelmed by the excitement of it all. It is the season of giving, of hope, of drawing close to our nearest and ... Read More »

Top tips for working with Fussy Eaters

Top tips for working with Fussy Eaters

Picky eating is one of the most common issues for parents and the quest for nutritional balance often leads to dinner time drudgery. Most children find some foods unpalatable – vegetables are usually top of the offender’s list, while sweets rarely are. There are a few ways to reduce the stress of those broccoli battles: – Avoid forcing food on ... Read More »

Top Tips for Getting Outside for Some Winter Fun

Top Tips for Getting Outside for Some Winter Fun

It’s cold, windy and often rainy, but there are still lots of fun ways to get out, get active and have fun as a family! Make sure everyone has warm, waterproof gear to hand, so when the mood strikes you, you can head out without too much hassle Keep it simple—a bike ride, a visit to a playground (which are ... Read More »

Hickory Dickory Dock Rhyme

Hickory Dickory Dock Rhyme

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