Informing, empowering and inspiring parents in Edinburgh and beyond with workshops and talks

Autumn 2016: How to talk so kids will listen and how to listen so kids will talk

This isn’t actually a Parentspark event but we love the book so much that we are promoting the course in Edinburgh. Experienced facilitator Sarah Parkes is running the official course … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Outdoor Family Fun @ Redhall Gardens: 2.30 pm Thursday 13 August 2015

**Tickets selling fast, PREPAID BOOKINGS ONLY** Come and join us for a mini ‘forest school’ afternoon of lighting a fire, toasting marshmallows, building dens, playing hide and seek and exploring the … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saturday 20 June: Michael Follett on ‘Making School Playgrounds Better Places to Play’

Outdoor settings in school have the potential to enhance pupil learning and play is critical for the wellbeing of children.  So how can school grounds be transformed into environments which … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Cradle of Democracy? Children’s Rights and Family Life Workshop: Tuesday 28 April 2015

“It is critical that children understand Rights are unalienable entitlements which cannot be taken from them.  To this end, it is important Rights are not linked with ‘responsibilities’.  There are … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sunday 8 February 2015: parenting style focus group with Alan Mclean

Following our sell out talk with Alan Mclean in September 2015, Alan has invited us to try out a self reflective tool for parents that he is developing.  There’s no … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saturday 7 February: Day of Silent Mindfulness Practice

A day of silence, mindfulness and guided meditation with Patricia Price.  We welcome mums and dads of children of all ages who have completed a 8-week Mindfulness-based Living Course or … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mindfulness support group: Saturday 27 September 2014

So you’ve been on a mindfulness introduction course and you know that a mindful approach helps you be more light hearted about the stresses and strains of family life.  But when … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment