WHAT'S IN IT FOR FAMILIES?
They feel loved and supported and know that they belong to a caring community.
Parents and children experience a strong sense of belonging and connection to the community.
Parents enjoy meeting other parents and members of the community at the LOVED 4 LIFE™ coffee mornings and social events.
Parents feel affirmed and learn new skills.
Children are loved and nurtured; families, the community and our country thrive.
Parents have a very challenging 24/7 job of raising children. They need to be affirmed, valued and supported, as well as have opportunities to grow their skills and capability to raise ‘great kids’.
We are experienced facilitators (and parents and grandparents ourselves). We help parents develop and grow their parenting skills.
Qualities To Encourage In Our Children
Courage Friendliness Co-operation Loyalty Tolerance Respect Courtesy Kindness Trust Enthusiasm Forgiveness Helpfulness Patience Responsibility Perseverance Generosity
There are many ways in which LOVED 4 LIFE™ can help to grow parents’ skills:
• Networking - we put parents in touch with other parents.
• A Resource - we refer parents to wonderful websites, such as New Zealand’s Parents’ Inc. www.parentsinc.org.nz with many tips to helps parents and an online question and answer service.
• We Gather - arranging social events (coffee mornings) to link the different generations in the community and to connect young families.