In The Community

"One Mum (who came to a Pop Up) was so glad to meet me as, that day she had been really struggling …. I was in the right place at the right time, and so was she!"
Sharing Parenting Outreach Worker
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Outreach Worker

Calendar of What’s On

FOR A QUICK REFERENCE PLEASE SEE OUR CALENDAR HERE

Keep update with parenting news and blogs on our News page; here you can find lots of useful tips and strategies including teenage drinking, home alone views and  Sharing Parenting’s A-Z of parenting!

Where to Meet Us

You will find our Sharing Parenting Outreach Workers Nina, Rich and Clare in lots of community areas such as Supermarkets, Community spaces, Nurseries and wherever parents and carers will be!

See our What’s Coming up page for more information about our programmes too.

(Please contact us before setting off as these are subject to change) 

At our drop in’s we provide an informal environment in which you can gain useful tips, strategies and resources to support your positive parenting journey.

Summer 2021

During the Summer holidays do come along and say ‘hi’ at our pop up sessions:

Memorial Gardens Newmarket 

We will also be at The Memorial Gardens in Newmarket  on Thursday 12th August from 12-4 as part of the Earth Arts Festival which runs from July 29th-August 26th every Thursday from 1.00-4.00pm where there will be free activities for families. You can find out more here: https://www.newmarket.gov.uk/event/memorial-gardens-summer-entertainment/

 

Bepuzzled

Also take a look at Bepuzzled 

FREE Treasure Trail in Newmarket 

Sharing Parenting’s FREE Treasure Trails


You can download our FREE Family Treasure trails to be done at anytime in Red Lodge, Newmarket, Mildenhall, Lakenheath, Brandon, Beck Row and West Row and anywhere.  

If you would like to do the Treasure Trails or for more information please see HERE

Build Your Rainbow (Support getting back to education, training and work) drop in’s

Come and meet Hannah who can tell you more about how she can support you with ‘Build Your Rainbow‘ and how to get closer to your career goals via self development. 

Thursday 26th August  – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Tuesday 7th September – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Thursday 23rd September – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Tuesday 5th October – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR 

Thursday 21st October – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Tuesday 2nd November – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Thursday 18th November – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday OR

Tuesday 30th November – anytime from 9.00am – 12.00 midday 

Venue: Gatehouse, Dettingen Way, Bury St Eds, IP33 3TU

For more information email hannah@sharingparenting.com or contact us.

SEND Parent Support Group

Venue: Newmarket, Havehill and Lakenheath to be given on booking

Date: Every Tuesday and various

Time: 10.30am -12.00

Do you have children with SEN? We are creating a social group for you to get together with other parents, chat, coffee, cake. Talking is one of the best way to share help, advice or just get things off your chest.

Email clare@sharingparenting.com to book a place.

Due to Covid restrictions we can only have a small group of parents at a time.

Telephone Clare: 07519038536

Please also see our list of useful resources HERE https://www.sharingparenting.com/2020/11/10/useful-send-resources/

Virtual Drop In (Facebook Live)

 

 

 

 

Tune in once a month (term time only) and bring your parenting questions to us. No question too small (or big!)

Venue: Facebook Live

Date: The LAST WEDNESDAY of every month (Term time only)

Time: 1:00- 1:30pm

You can find up coming dates and venues for other drops in’s on our What’s Coming Up page.

Find Us On Social Media – Keep Connected

Don’t forget you can also find us (and follow or like us) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linkedin where you can find out about where we are going, what we have been doing and where we share interesting and informative articles for parents, carers and professionals.

We also have lots of quick videos (vlogs)for top parenting tips on our You Tube channel.

Want Us To Come To Your Group?

If you run or visit a local toddler, Nursery, Playgroup or children’s group and you would like us to come along to share our tips and strategies please contact us to discuss this further.

Wellbeing Videos 

Take a look at these great wellbeing videos filmed in Newmarket featuring some of our partners and our Outreach Worker, Amber HERE. 

Online Notice Board

Have you seen our online notice board?

You can add your photo or comment or find out more HERE

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Competition Winners

Our Fathers Day Winner 2021 

Thank you to everyone who entered our Fathers Day competition. All entries were worthy winners and we loved reading your comments.
 
A special thank you to brothers Ethan and Samuel for taking the time to comment too and lucky you have such a great Dad.
 
 
 
 
 
This years winner is Sandra Copping who wrote:
 
“My dad is 82, a grandad and a great grandad and the best thing is, he’s still as playful as ever. We all love that he stills Loves having fun. Last week he started teaching his great grandson how to fence! He’s taught all of us (three generations) to ride bikes, roller skate, play raquet sports and through lock down he rang to find out the rules for hopscotch. Here he is playing Hide and Seek last week!”
 
Well done Sandra and more importantly your Dad – let’s hope the kids found him quickly!

Our Mother’s Day winners 2021 

We asked you to complete this sentence ‘The best thing about being a mum is …
and the winners are …..
 
“…. the fuzzy proud feeling inside you get when watching activities, sports days or just generally every day my Amber makes me smile 💕
 
“…You think you’re too old. Suddenly you become mum/nanny and it’s the most rewarding thing. Especially when she smiles and says you’re the best.”
 
“….hearing the words ‘I love you’ everyday. My son was a special gift who makes my life complete.”

 

Our Father’s Day Competition Winners – June 2020

Post a funny photo of your Dad:

Our Lockdown Competition

Helen RH: My two boys had a clear out of their no longer used toys & books. They gave them to children & grandchildren in our neighbourhood – anti bac’d & left on doorsteps with a little note.
This thank you note was pushed through the letterbox from a friend 🖤”

Tjk W: Spent time making a huge effort with her maths, an area of struggle ❤️👏🏼😍”

Audrey J: My daughter Nahia, 6 years old, has learn how to do her laces up and improved her creative skills”

Rob JJ: Oh so much, but if I had to pick, Dylan, 10, tidied his room, without being asked to do it and George, 12, decided that he wanted to take up a new hobby, and 2 days after our new pets arrived he was brave enough to get hands on.”

Our Mother’s Day competition winners March 2020

The lucky winners to our Mother’s Day competition to our question:

‘What’s the best advice you would share with other Mums’ are:

First prize goes to ….. Simone T – The best advice I would share with other mums is – don’t sweat the small stuff, no parent does everything perfect or even right, we try our hardest and that’s what counts”

Second prize goes to …. Julie B – “The best advice I would share with other mums is – don’t try to be Super Woman – things can wait. Ask for help when you need it – we all deserve a break”

Third prize goes to …..Helen M who NOMINATED Natalie C “The best advice I would like to share with other Mums is – treasure and enjoy each day with your children. As mothers we guide them, protect them and help them build confidence. I’m not entering this competition for me but I would like to nominate a close friend who is one incredible Mum inside and out and that goes to Natalie C who shows her loves for her 4 boys plus my son each and every day, she will go above and beyond and this Mothers’ Day she truly deserves the best. Love you Nat.xx”

Costa Coffee Competition winner

This is a picture of Gemma Bastick, one of our lucky Costa Coffee Competition winners.  Gemma, along with 4 others have won a free small drink kindly donated by Costa Coffee Haverhill!

Look out for more of our competitions on our Facebook page.