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Parents' leaflets

Topics: Parenting

People who work with children often need to give advice and support to parents. This might be about how to cope with a crying baby; working out whether a child is old enough to walk home from school alone; or thinking about how to keep their child safe online.

Our range of leaflets and resources for parents can provide information and help make these conversations easier.

Download our leaflets for parents

Handle with care 
Gives advice on safe ways of holding a baby and suggests ways parents can soothe and cope with a crying baby.

Home or out alone guide
Practical tips to help parents and carers decide whether their child is ready to either stay at home or go out alone.

Positive parenting
Gives advice on setting boundaries for children, building relationships with them and keeping cool when children’s behaviour is challenging.

Look, Say, Sing, Play
A set of resources to help parents interact with their baby, boosting child development and setting up positive behaviour as their child grows.

(un)comfortable conversations
A guide to support Muslim families to help keep children safe by making uncomfortable conversations feel comfortable.

Other helpful resources for parents

Find more information for parents on the NSPCC website:

For further resources to share with parents, search the NSPCC Library catalogue using the keywords "parenting" or "parents' books".

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