Every family experiences difficulty from time to time and this can test the best of parents. When additional pressures come along, these can make a hard job nearly impossible. At these times it may be hard to think about what help or information you might need.
When things go wrong it does not mean that someone has failed in parenting - things go wrong for everyone. It is often the way difficulties are handled that can make a difference to your children, both now and in the future.
There is no such thing as the perfect parent, but there are ways to make parenting a less stressful and more rewarding experience. The following pages offer ideas and information to help you find your way through what can be a maze of issues and advice.