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Parent Well-Being

 

On Monday 1st February 2021 we are encouraging all of our children and their families to take part in Place2Be's Children's Mental Health Week. 

 

Here are some practical ideas for you to try out in order to take good care of own mental health and well-being during lockdown:

 

If you have a Netflix subscription, why not unwind and take part in a meditation session?

 

 

In these difficult times, it's now more important than ever to have a friendly face. Take part in Friendly February:

 

Follow this link to find a 4 step plan to enjoyable and successful parenting 

For Parents and Carers (coramlifeeducation.org.uk) 

 

Follow the link for: Five ways to manage your wellbeing as a parent during lockdown - BBC Bitesize

In it together


Top tips from Warrington’s Parenting Leads on how to help your household be pleasant and as stress less as possible during the coronavirus outbreak.

There are lots on online resources to help explain coronavirus to children and young people:


Wash your hands video-featuring Tom Fletcher
BBC News
Talking to your child about Coronavirus
What to do if you're anxious about the Coronavirus
Looking after your mental health whilst self-isolating

 

It is likely that children will be provided with school work during a lock down. Allocating a set time each day to do this will support their learning and help with your routine. Get the children to help create your own! See examples of this in links –
Visual timetable

 

Have sometime creating activities together that they have an interest in links –
Spending time with your teenager
Challenge cards
Time to play- free or cheap games to play with your family

 

Cooking with children can take longer, whilst you may be self-isolating as a family this is a perfect opportunity to take that time together.
Jamie Oliver - Tips for cooking with kids

 

Finding 10 minutes for yourself each morning and evening can be vital in maintaining your wellbeing as a parent.
Ways to Wellbeing
Tips for everyday living

Excerise

The Body Coach

Keeping safe online

The digital world around us

Remember, kindness starts at home.

Kindness Charts

Safeguarding and Child Protection - If you feel that thing are getting out of hand and your home is becoming unsafe during this difficult time then please contact emergency children’s services such as the NSPCC and Warrington Children’s Services.
NSPCC national helpline: 0808 800 5000
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
Warrington children’s services: https://www.warrington.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families
• Report any safeguarding concerns about a child or young person to Children's Safeguarding/Social Work Team on 01925 443322
• Outside of office hours ring us on 01925 444400
• If you believe a crime has been committed contact the police on 101
• If you feel a child is at immediate risk from harm call 999
Additional supporting information links –
Free downloads for parents
Help for parents in Warrington

Files to Download

Student Login

St Barnabas CE Primary School

Collin Street, Warrington,

Cheshire WA5 1TG

01925 633606