Make a Pledge

Pledge to do your part for your community

@7030Campaign This is worth five minutes of anyone who works with Children or Adults time. There’s a lot in a little here.

40% of the gap between disadvantaged children and their peers is already there by the age of 5.

Poor children, through no fault of their own, are less prepared by their schools, families and communities to fulfil their potential.

#letssetkidsuptosucceed #nomoreinequality

Stay away from people who lack this. 👇
No empathy. No remorse.
"Not-My-Fault" Syndrome.
#empath
#empathy
@RespectYourself

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Watch this powerful @bestbeginnings film on perinatal #mentalhealth https://t.co/IRJH1qf52J . It's up for a @CharityFilm_ award. So please vote for it and share widely #CharityFilmAwards @MidwivesRCM @heads_together @MMHAlliance @first1001days @dor_pip

Whether you're new to motherhood and feel as though you're missing out on social interaction or an older parent experiencing empty-nest syndrome, take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. No matter what stage of parenthood you're at, make time for you #loneliness

The Resilience Effect. A great short film on #ACEs , the impact of early traumatic experiences on a person's long-term health & well being and how we create healing. https://t.co/JExWZzPZuL

@SamGyimah @salhogg @NCTcharity Thank you for talking about this very, very important issue. It's so important to hear MPs engaging with this - and we like your blog post! 🙂

Compelling and clear infographic from the brilliant @7030Campaign https://t.co/jSmm46aDn5

Share your Pledge and Spread the Word

We’re thrilled that you’ve decided to make a pledge and can’t wait to hear how you plan to make a difference in your community. It’s important to spread the word and get the message heard, so we ask that you let others know of the task you plan to undertake and the difference you hope to make. Remember to include #pledgefor7030 and tag @7030Campaign.

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Support in Times of Need

Offer to be an emergency contact for someone.

Provide information about local family support services.

Get groceries for someone who’s in need of support.

Provide emotional support for someone in need.

Support a new parent e.g. offer to babysit or provide childcare or cook them a meal.

Ask a school head teacher to host a community resource night so that you and other parents can see what your community offers.

Parental Resilience

Join a new parenting group.

Make time for yourself / have some ‘you time’ e.g. take a nap, read, do something you love!

Arrange a date night with your partner.

Use positive thinking e.g. tell yourself that you are doing a great job/ the best that you can.

Offer to help friends/neighbours with chores so they get a break to recharge their batteries.

Social and Emotional Competence in Children

Celebrate and support the achievements of your children.

Encourage a child to teach you something new.

Give your child a hug.

Read with your child.

Knowledge of Childhood and Parenting

Subscribe to a magazine or online newsletter about parenting and child development.

Join a local parenting class.

Share information about ways to prevent child maltreatment through your social media channels (twitter or Facebook).

Click here to access some of WAVE Trust’s resources!

Social Connections

Meet your neighbour.

Organise a local activity in your community.

Join a new community group.

Link up to an existing community service.

Make some time to see your friends/family in a social setting.

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