You will find our Sharing Parenting Outreach Workers Ruth, Nina and Rich 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.
FREE Summer Family Treasure Trails
Come and meet us as we launch our FREE Summer Family Treasure Trails in Newmarket, Mildenhall, Lakenheath and Brandon. If you would like to do the Treasure Trails on any date in the Summer or you would like more information please see HERE
Venue: Clock Tower, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JH
Date: Thursday 30th July 2020
Venue: Market Place, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7EF
Date: Thursday 6th August 2020
Venue: Children’s Play Area, Lakenheath Playing Frields, Lakenheath, Eriswell Road, Lakenheath, IP27 9AF
Date: Thursday 13th August 2020
Venue: Market Square, Brandon, Suffolk
Date: Thursday 20th August 2020
Virtual Drop In (Facebook Live)
Tune in once a month and bring your parenting questions to us. No question too small (or big!)
Venue: Facebook Live
Date: The first Thursday of every month
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.
Sharing Time at Newmarket Library
At our Sharing Time sessions you and your child will be invited to join in with songs, stories and crafts – based on social and emotional wellbeing.
Venue: Newmarket Library, 1a, The Guineas, Newmarket CB8 8EQ
Date: Sadly these are suspended at the moment. You can catch Kate from the library on Facebook Live and video for Tot Rock here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NewmarketLibrary/videos/?ref=page_internal
You can find more up coming events 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.
What Do Other Parents Think?
Please read Sharing Parenting parents stories and comments.
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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.
Did you know Sharing Parenting has it’s own magazine called ‘The Local Parent’?
Here we share articles, What’s On and coming up, Community Spotlight, Parent’s questions and answers and more.
We give out hard copies in Red Lodge, Mildenhall and Lakenheath but you can download your copy on our news page and here:
We’ve just created a new mini version of the Local Parent! Have you seen it yet?
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.