Your guide to
Wellbeing for parents
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Life can be difficult. Parent life… that’s on another level. Balancing family, friends, work, money and your own wellbeing can be hard. So first of all, you are doing a great job!
As a parent, you probably put your needs behind everyone else’s. We want to bring them back to the front of your mind. And the good news is, there are lots of simple things you can do to take some of the stress out of your life to help support your mental health and wellbeing.
Stress can rub off on the people around you. But so does happiness. If your kids see you smile, it makes them smile too. So here are some tips for finding your smile when it goes missing, and holding onto it:
Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? But finding time for yourself is important, and it isn’t as hard as it can seem. Sometimes all it takes is a little bit of planning, and for you to realise that your happiness matters just as much as the rest of your family’s.
Here are some tips to help you find some ‘me time’:
As parents, even if we’re doing everything else right, money worries can sometimes get on top of us. To help you reduce the financial stress in your life, follow the links below to find some great advice and support for understanding, managing, and saving your money.
Being a parent is a tough gig, we know. But you’re not in it alone. There are lots of groups available to offer advice, support, or even just a friendly ear to listen. They’re there to help, so don’t worry about using any help that is available – you can search our Family Support Directory below to find help that suits you.
Find more support for your family's mental health from trusted organisations in our Family Support Directory.
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