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Put the kids first - avoid family conflict

Early help holidays

We are calling on parents to consider the impact of relationship conflict on children during the school holidays.

Most conflict can be avoided by good communication and forward planning. Our Early Help Service offers the following tips:

  • focus on the children - arguments can make children feel upset, confused and unsafe
  • don't bring up old disagreements - stay calm and seek compromise
  • if separated, be clear what time your children will spend with each of you - plan in advance and stick to the agreement, involving the child in making arrangements where appropriate
  • take some time out - even if it is for a 30-minute walk to reflect and clear your head

Ask a professional you are working with about the 'Relationships Matter' programme to help improve your couple or co-parenting relationship or visit Early help for details of our free group parenting programmes.

Make healthy family relationships your priority in 2020!

 

 

 

Early help holidays
10 February 2020

We are calling on parents to consider the impact of relationship conflict on children during the school holidays.

Most conflict can be avoided by good communication and forward planning. Our Early Help Service offers the following tips:

  • focus on the children - arguments can make children feel upset, confused and unsafe
  • don't bring up old disagreements - stay calm and seek compromise
  • if separated, be clear what time your children will spend with each of you - plan in advance and stick to the agreement, involving the child in making arrangements where appropriate
  • take some time out - even if it is for a 30-minute walk to reflect and clear your head

Ask a professional you are working with about the 'Relationships Matter' programme to help improve your couple or co-parenting relationship or visit Early help for details of our free group parenting programmes.

Make healthy family relationships your priority in 2020!

 

 

 

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