Parenting is a thankless job, sometimes it takes a toll on the health of a caregiver. Parents are the foundation for overall family health; hence their physical fitness and mental well-being are of utmost importance. Parent Wellness program in schools assesses the health of parents and guide them to good health.
What Is A Parent Wellness Program?
It is a well-structured program which includes an assessment of health, guidance on physical activity, mental wellness practices, nutrition, parenting tips etc.
Alongside it facilitates mental wellness programs for primary caregivers. Anxiety and stress in parents reflect in Child’s emotional development and behaviour. Mental Wellness counselling through parenting workshops helps parents to overcome their stress and promote effective parenting.
Parenting workshops help in creating awareness about mental health concerns. Parents can understand stress patterns and their manifestation in parenting styles. The platform is beneficial to connect with counsellors and learn prevention and self-care strategies.
Importance of family wellness:
Parents need to develop self-help techniques for stress management such as yoga, meditation etc. An active lifestyle and balanced diet can prevent chronic illnesses such as diabetes, and heart disease in families.
A disturbed family environment can give rise to problems such as poor school performance among students. The child does not get adequate support while achieving milestones or transitions in life.
Parental stress levels hurt children deeply to an extent that he/she might develop mood disorders, negative attention-seeking behaviours, temper tantrums, developmental regression, ADHD etc.
Parents’ wellness programs facilitate healthy parenting guidance to develop happy homes. It guides parents on preventive strategies to overcome mental problems.
While juggling multiple responsibilities, parents neglect their health. Parents’ wellness program in schools provides an opportunity for parents to amp up family health. In tandem schools and parents can achieve good health and happiness in children.
How can we help?
We facilitate parents’ wellness programs in schools. Parenting Workshops are scientific evidence-based and field-tested programs, curated by expert doctors and counsellors. To know more connect with us.
Parents’ wellness programs can promote family health by developing healthy lifestyles and positive parenting in kids.