There is no denying that being a parent or carer at the moment may be quite tough.
You may be trying to manage many practical tasks at this time, as well as the different emotions and feelings your children are experiencing - not forgetting your own feelings, too.
Using CALM may help you to take care of your feelings, your body, your thoughts and what you are doing each day. It’s really important to care for yourself, so that you can care for your children.
Take a look at our ‘How to look after your wellbeing’ page for ideas on how to use CALM.
We also have a children and young people’s page with tips and advice that you could look at with your children.
Public Health Wales is offering all parents, parents-to-be, grandparents and care-givers free access to a series of online courses designed to help them understand the development and emotional milestones of their children, covering everything from pre-birth to late teens.
The four evidence-based courses have been designed by NHS and other experts to provide extra support to all, alongside more traditional help from family, friends and professionals.
The courses explore topics including play, styles of parenting, sleep, temper tantrums, communications and more, and are all available online from now until May 2021.
To get access users just need to visit www.inourplace.co.uk and use the code ‘NWSOL’ if you live in North Wales, and ‘SWSOL’ if you live in Mid, West or South Wales. Then simply choose the courses that are most relevant to your child or children, split into four easy to use sections covering: