Articles mentioning: parenting

Sensory Kids (1 Session 2nd September)

While we all have our sensory preferences, some children can experience difficulty in organising and responding to sensory input, which can lead to learning difficulties, developmental delay, anxiety and stress. This session is designed to inform parents as to how they can best support their children to organise sensory input, how it can affect children […]

Building Resilience – Online Parenting Workshop 19th August

What can parents to do help our children build resilience, so they can bounce back after adversity? Parenting by Connection offers new ideas to try, and this talk will give parents tools to help their children build confidence and resilience. Suitable for parents of children 3-18. EVENT DETAILS When: Wednesday, 19th August 2020 Time: 8pm […]

Protective Behaviours Parenting Course (2 Week Program Commencing 18th August)

The Protective Behaviours program is a proactive approach to provide children, teens and vulnerable people with the skills and strategies to recognise when they are feeling unsafe and where to go to for help. Delivered in a safe format, this program is designed to leave parents feeling positive about equipping their children with positive life […]

Circle of Security Parenting (8 Session Workshop Commencing 30th July)

This internationally recognised program offers an opportunity to learn more about the parent/child relationship as well as the emotional needs of children. In this program you will learn to: · Understand your child’s emotional world and needs · Support the ability to successfully manage emotions · Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem EVENT […]

Setting Limits – Online Parenting Workshop 25th July

A Parenting by Connection Workshop Children need their parents to create healthy boundaries with warmth and authority. This workshop will help your children thrive; you’ll learn how to set limits in ways that lay the groundwork for connection and cooperation. EVENT DETAILS When: Saturday, 25th July 2020 Time: 2pm – 4pm Where: Online using Zoom […]

Coronavirus & Your Child – 8 Tips to Tackle COVID-19 Anxiety

Panic buying and travel bans, cruises and quarantine – it seems like Coronavirus is the world’s exclusive topic of discussion! While it’s normal to feel slightly anxious as an adult, the news cycle can certainly ramp up some big, confusing feelings in your little ones. As an organisation that works directly with children, it can […]

Family Fun Time

Songs, stories and games to help your child with tricky times and transitions. This three week class will give parents fresh strategies to help daily tasks and activities go more smoothly. Bring along your 0-5 year old and:  enjoy rhymes, games and stories for everything from nappy changes to brushing teeth to car journeys;ily […]

Family Time

Songs, stories and games to help your child with tricky times and transitions. This three week class will give parents fresh strategies to help daily tasks and activities go more smoothly. Bring along your 0-5 year old and: • enjoy rhymes, games and stories for everything from nappy changes to brushing teeth to car journeys; […]

Dads Make a Difference – Meerilinga Cockburn

Suitable for parents/carers of children pre-school and primary age. • Celebrate Dads and the important role they play in the lives of their children. • Learn about three main ways parents/carers can build connection and closeness with children. Event Details When: Thursday 29th August 1pm-2.30pm Where: Meerilinga, 214 Winterfold Road, Coolbellup. Tea/coffee provided free Cost: […]

Tuning into Kids – Coolbellup & Surrounds

A free four week parenting group to learn emotional coaching skills to help you recognise, understand and manage your own and your children’s emotions during difficult times. Suitable for parents of children aged 3-12 years. Details When: Friday August 16th, 23rd and 30th, September 6th. Time: 10am – 12noon Where: Meerilinga, 214 Winterfold Road, Coolbellup. […]

Coffee and Chat – Parenting Team

A drop in session for parents of children aged 0-18. This is a chance for parents to: • meet Meerilinga’s Parenting Team • find out about upcoming classes and events • get advice and support in an informal setting • connect with other families – children are welcome. Event Details When: Second and fourth Thursday […]

Embrace Motherhood

A free wellness program to support you in being a mum.   Exploring expectations of being a mum Discovering different parenting styles Reinforcing your personal strengths Being aware of your own self care Developing effective communication Coping with challenging behaviours FREE CRECHE AVAILABLE Ethel Warren Bullsbrook Community Centre Starting Wednesday 8 May Time: 12.30 – […]

Raising Calm and Connected Kids

This forum (for parents of children 12 years and under) run by Thrive Therapy and Consulting Service includes: • Learning what self-regulation is and why it’s important • What to expect from your child • When to get professional help • Ways to support your child to be calm, happy and alert. When: Saturday 4 […]

Teen Mental Health – Information Session for Parents

Free information sessions for parents on teen mental health: • Learn about teen mental health such as depression and anxiety • Having a conversation with your teen and signs to look for • Raise awareness of teen experiences, what to do and what not to do • Provide information on what resources are available to […]

Engaging Adolescents

Presented by Cockburn Parenting Service Parents and carers are invited to attend this three week course on understanding your teen and helping them to manage their emotions and behaviour. Learn skills to deal with challenging behaviour and build your relationship with your teen. For parents and carers of pre teens and teens. When: 28th March […]

Rethinking Screen Time with Dr Mari Swingle

Nature Play WA, in partnership with the Department of Communities, Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation, Parenting Connections, and the Commissioner for Children and Young People have joined together to bring internationally renowned speaker Dr. Mari Swingle to Perth. Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation and venue partner the City of Swan invites you to attend a free one-hour […]