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Online Parenting & Relationship Courses

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Why sign up for an online parenting course?

Our online courses allow you to learn from the comfort of your home, at your own pace, and at a time that suits you.

They are useful for busy families who do not have the time to attend face-to-face classes.

Online Antenatal Class: Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth, and your baby

This course can help you and your baby through pregnancy and birth. 

The course covers

  • Getting to know your baby in the womb
  • You, your baby and the stages of labour
  • Helping you and your baby through labour and birth
  • Feeding your baby
  • Who’s the Daddy now? – I’m the Daddy!
  • After your baby is born

For more information on this course, and to get started click here.

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your preterm or sick baby

There are two online courses for parents of premature or sick babies.

The first is for parents of preterm or sick babies in the hospital. The second is for parents of preterm or sick babies who are now at home.


Click the titles below to start the course.

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 


Understanding your baby

This course can help you with:
  • Understanding feelings: both your own & your baby's
  • Understanding your baby's brain
  • Understanding your baby's crying
  • How to respond to crying
  • Your baby's rhythms
  • Developing healthy sleep patterns
  • Understanding your baby's feeding
  • Who's the Daddy now? - I'm the Daddy
  • Understanding your baby's development and play
  • Understanding your baby's childcare

For more information on this course, and to get started click here.

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your child from toddler to teenager (6mnths-19yrs)

This course will help you to understand
  • How your child develops
  • How your child is feeling
  • Tuning into what your child needs
  • Responding to how your child is feeling
  • Different styles of parenting
  • Having fun together
  • The rhythm of interaction
  • Why is sleep important?
  • Self-regulation and anger
  • Communication and Tuning In
  • Looking back and Looking forward

For more information, and to get started click here.

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your child with additional needs

The Understanding Your Child with Additional Needs course includes information about
  • Sleep
  • Managing behaviour
  • Relationships
  • Supporting their development
  • You should complete this course alongside understanding your child or understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing.
For more information, and to get started on the course click here.
Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding the impact of the pandemic on your child.

If you would like to understand the impact of the pandemic on your child or teenager then these courses are for you

You will find out how to support your child with reflective, relationship-focused learning the course takes around 30 minutes to do and you can follow in your own time. Click the right course for you. 

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 


Understanding your child’s feelings (a taster course)

This short course will help you 
  • Make sense of their feelings and emotions
  • Understanding how your child is feeling
  • Understand behaviours
  • For more information on this course click here.
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Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your Child's Mental Health & Wellbeing

If you are interested or worried about your child's mental health and well-being, this course is for you.
You should complete this course alongside understanding your child or understanding your child with additional needs.

Read more and get started here


Access Code TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your feelings (for teenagers only!)'

Are you feeling overwhelmed? 
Confused? 
What to know more about your thoughts and feelings?


For more information on this course click here
Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your teenager’s brain

This course covers: 

  • Teenager’s brain development
  • Teenagers and reading faces
  • Risk-taking
  • Risk-taking and friends
  • Sensitivity to rejection
  • Teenagers and sleep
  • For more information on this course click here.
Find out more and get started here
Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your brain (for teenagers)

This one is for teenagers only... 
  • Have you noticed changes in your behaviour?
  • Do you sleep more than you used to?
  • Want to know more about why teenagers are more open-minded?
See how the changes in your brain might explain some of the changes in your behaviour. Click here to get started

Access code: TOWN SPIRIT

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Online Relationship Courses

Arguments with our partner or ex-partner can be normal but if they are getting in the way of family life, why not try one of our FREE relationship courses to learn ways to handle conflict in a healthy way?

Solihull Understanding your relationships

This course covers:
  • Our feelings
  • Understanding how the other person is feeling
  • Reading behaviours
  • Responding
  • Communicating feelings
  • The rhythm of interaction
  • Self-regulation and anger
  • Coping with anger
  • What we learned from our parents
  • Rupture and repair
For more information on this course click here
Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT 

Understanding your own trauma

Understanding your own trauma is for people who have experienced trauma at any point in their lives. It is also for those who want to support friends or family through trauma. This course is not a replacement for therapy or counselling. Everything you will follow and learn in the course is designed to be practical, to help you and your family in your relationships.

The course covers:

  • What is trauma?
  • Going through a traumatic experience
  • Trauma memories
  • Recognising trauma
  • Our feelings
  • Containment
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Processing trauma
  • Recovering from trauma
  • Trauma in the general population

For more information on this course click here 

Access Code: TOWN SPIRIT

Arguing better from One Plus One

This is for parents who are together in a relationship;


Work through tips and strategies on:
  • Improving how you handle conflict
  • Improving communication in your relationships
  • The impact on children
To create an account and access this FREE course click here



You, Me and Baby too! from One Plus One

For parents who are expecting or already have a new baby in the family;

Having a new baby can be such an exciting event, but it can also bring added pressure to a relationship.
Find out more about:
• Dealing with daily stresses
• Being prepared
• Helpful conflict
To create an account and access this FREE course click here



Getting it right for the Children from One Plus One

For parents who are separated or divorced
Use this course to understand more about:
  • Dealing with high emotions
  • Getting used to a new way of living
  • Communicating and working together
  • Managing change
To access this course click here.


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