Here are some useful links for parenting support and information
BBC.co.uk/Parenting – Advice, message boards
Fatherhood Institute – Promoting a society that gives all children a strong and positive relationship with their father
Childcare – HM Revenue & Customs information and guidance about tax and NICs exemptions on childcare or childcare vouchers.
Luton Families Information Service – Information, advice and guidance on a variety of services, helplines and websites that can be useful to parents, carers, children and young people from 0-19 years old.
Netmums – is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.
NHS – Health & medical information for families
Family Lives – Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.
EYFS – The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.
Luton Safeguarding Children’s Board – Being a parent or carer is one of the most rewarding and possibly the toughest job any of us will ever do. There are times when a little timely advice or support helps us to cope better with the challenges of family life.