Why Parenting Matters


Approachable Parenting

Post 004 – December 2021

Bridging the Gap “Why do you need a special parenting programme for Muslims, there are already loads of programmes that people can attend?” “Surely you are encouraging separatism by having a programme just for Muslims? How is that helping with integration?” “We are concerned that you are converting Muslim parents to Islam” So, what is […]

Nurture Blog

Post 003 – November 2021

PPA Nurture Blog Reflections on Nurturing Care Tia had 12-month old Kieran on her lap. She was focused on the tricky task of getting his padded blue coat on. She guided his fingers through the sleeves and shifted him onto her other hip to zip him up. She chatted with him about what they had […]


Post 002 – November 2021

General Introduction on UNICEF Standards for Early Childhood Development Parenting Programmes “I feel really guilty that I can’t do more. The families need so much support. I try to tell myself that it’s not my fault. It’s Covid and the cuts.” Imagine if, as a Family Support Practitioner, at the end of a year in […]


Post 001 – February 2021

What we have learnt about delivering parenting programmes in the time of Covid-19 Introduction The Parenting Programmes’ Alliance represents a diverse group of organisations from across the UK delivering parenting programmes and support to over 20,000 people in total. Like other organisations, the impact of Covid-19 on our day to day work has been immense. […]