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Wellbeing for Parents HSE Health and Wellbeing

This is a challenging time to be a parent.

We've put together some information and resources to support you and your family's wellbeing.

We hope you find them useful.

Minding your Wellbeing

A series of 20 minute videos describing practical ways for you to mind your wellbeing.

  • Practicing self care.
  • Understanding our thoughts.
  • Exploring our emotions.
  • Building positive relationships.
  • Improving our resilience.

Watch or listen to all 5 videos on:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGWXSPzwl8-IqDbHMMg42hw/playlists

Supporting Children while schools are closed - Advice from Educational Psychologists.

Practical supportive advice from educational psychologists on:

  • Supporting children and young people with daily routines.
  • Managing stress and anxiety.
  • How to calm and support your child.
  • Planning the day.

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/af24b-wellbeing-guidance-documents-for-parents-students-and-schools/

Practical supportive advice from Educational Psychologists.
Energizing stretch break.

We are all at home more than usual at the moment, try this 4 minute energizing stretch break to refresh you during your day.

Parenting and Covid 19.

Advice from parenting expert Prof. John Sharry, brought to you by Safefood.

Visit:

https://www.safefood.net/Start/Help-and-Support

For more support and information on:

  • Reducing screen time.
  • Tackling treats.
  • Setting up a bedtime routine.
Family cooking with easy everyday recipes.

101 square meals is a recipe book of easy recipes for every day life.

Download or order a hard copy here:

https://www.healthpromotion.ie/publication/fullListing?category=Healthy+Eating&searchHSE=

Quitting Smoking during Covid 19.

People talk about their experiences.

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https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/healthy-ireland/

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