Articles (183)

  1. 0-3 years: Toilet training

    When is it the right time for your child to stop using nappies?  How will you teach them to use a potty or toilet? Many parents worry about toilet training and getting children 'dry'.  Children develop at different rates.  Try to be patient, don't rush…
  2. 0-3 years: Keeping children safe and sound

    Your most important responsibility as a parent is to keep your child safe and free from harm.  Learn how to prevent accidents, trust your instincts and don't take unnecessary risks with your child's life.  Most important of all, watch your child when they are young,…
  3. 0-3 years: Language and play advice

    Children need to play and talk.  They learn and develop by doing things and by exploring the world around them.  Babies and toddlers learn to speak by listening to you so talk to your child as much as you can.  Enjoy playing with your children. …
  4. 0-3 years: Helping your child to sleep

    Sleep is very important for babies and toddlers.  Their bodies and brains are growing and developing quickly - plenty of rest gives them the energy they need to learn and grow strong.  Too little sleep can make children irritable and difficult and make it hard…
  5. 0-3 years: Helping your baby and toddler to be happy

    Parents are very important!  You are the centre of your child's life in the early months and years.  Almost everything they learn comes from their relationship with you.  Your love and care gives them security and confidence.  They learn from you about feelings and emotions. …
  6. Young Carers Rights - Guides to Support and Plans.

    Young Carer Guides to Support:  These guides have been coproduced with Manchester Young Carers and members of the Young Carers Partnership. These guides can aid conversations with children and young people who are identified as or suspected to be young carers.  The guides help explain…
  7. EHC Needs Assessment for a young person

    Finding out what support you need Sometimes we might need extra help in school, college or training. To find out if you need extra support, you might have an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment. This is a careful look at what you might need…
  8. Options for dealing with your debts

    Find out what options are available if you can't pay your debts. You'll be asked questions about: How much you owe, your assets (eg property and possessions) and your income. View the support information on the GOV.UK website.
View all related service listings