Last Friday (10th October) was World Mental Health Day which aims to promote emotional and social well-being in the community. Days like this remind us that it is important to take the time to think about what you need to do to look after yourself, but also what you can do to support the mental health of your children.
Research clearly shows that children who are mentally healthy are better able to meet life’s challenges, are better learners and have stronger relationships.
So what can you do?
There is quite a bit of literature out there on how we as parents can help promote good mental health and wellbeing in our kids. I have listed my top ten below: