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Time for Parenting...

...because raising children is a full-time job

Key Issues

Taxation and Benefits; Lack of Support; Working practices

Lack of community-based support for mothers at home

Many mothers/fathers who would like to work at home with their children, feel daunted at the prospect of caring for their children and running a house seven days a week. They need to be supported in practical ways in order to be happy and fulfilled in their full-time parenting role.

Parents need opportunities to build confidence in their parenting skills and have personnel available to answer and discuss problems they may be facing with them. Community-based support systems need to be put in place to help parents be the best parents that they can be, so that they and their children live in a positive and encouraging environment.

Email our local groups coordinator to get in touch with other like-minded mums at home who are passionate about hands-on parenting Also, there are other groups which support mothers - see links for some we know.