WEBSITES ABOUT GIRLS AND PARENTING DAUGHTERS OF ANY AGE
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Advice from head teachers and other experts to help you with issues like education and friendships.
A Mighty Girl
Parenting tips and recommendations on books and films.
Everyday Sexism Project
A live feed where anyone can post his or her story, no matter how seemingly insignificant, of a sexist experience. There is an accompanying book: Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates (Simon and Schuster, 2014)
Engaging young people with women’s history that is absent from the school curriculum. Follow on Twitter and a website is coming.
Provides a wonderful approach and classes on birthing options, becoming a parent and beyond.
National Childbirth Trust
A national network of antenatal classes and website support for birth, breast-feeding and parenting.
Baby darlings (0–2 years)
The Breastfeeding Network
An independent source of help and advice for anyone interested in breastfeeding and for those caring for breastfeeding mothers.
The Association for Postnatal Illness
Advice, support and a helpline for anyone suffering postnatal illness, which affects approximately ten per cent of all recently delivered mothers.
Offers home visits, support and advice to parents with children under five.
Offers a daily helpline and support on sleepless and crying babies.
Children’s sleep specialist
Effective and gentle solutions bespoke to you and your baby.
Children and teens: Specialists to help your darling
The Kids Coach
Naomi offers coaching for children (6+) in person or by Skype, plus lots of resources for parents
Teenagers – Sarah Newton
Sarah specialises in offering coaching and support to teenagers, and their parents
Exams, stress and performance coaching
Liz Parker coaches teens and students with practical strategies to succeed and build their confidence. www.cambridgeacademicperformance.co.uk
Parenting advice and support
Parenting courses, workshops and individual parent coaching run by yours truly, Judy Reith.
The Parent Coaching Academy
Founder Lorraine Thomas is one of the best coaches around
The Parent Practice
Offers parenting courses, including online, talks and training for facilitators.
Sue offers coaching, workshops and free resources for parents.
The founder Alan Wilson offers a range of support services including online and face-to-face courses.
Information on recognised parenting course providers in the UK. Parenting UK are creators of Parentchannel.tv (an online service) that has video clips on a good range of parenting issues.
Leading charity offering a helpline and web chat service, plus online information for any parenting concerns.
This national body has a helpline for parents and another for children. It also offers resources, information and courses.
NSPCC helpline (for adults) www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/
Twins and multiple births
Help, advice and information on local networks for parents with twins or multiple births.
Children with additional or temporary needs
Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Resources, information, and support groups.
Children with disabilities
Contact a Family:
Charity that supports children with disabilities and their families.
Provides help and support to bereaved children.
A bereavement helpline, individual counselling or local group support for adults and children.