Being a parent can be one of the most rewarding and most challenging experiences. Whether by chance, or by choice, you’ve been placed in this role and it’s not uncommon to ask yourself, “am I ready for this?” It’s important to recognize that your child’s early years are vital and can shape their entire future. It might feel like there’s a lot of pressure on you to “get it right,” and luckily there’s a helpline that can get you on the right track!
The 2-1-1 Help Me Grow helpline was created to provide parents, family and friends with support for promoting a happy and healthy lifestyle. There is a lot to know when it comes to raising a child, when should they be able to roll over onto their back, when should they start talking, or when should they start walking? If you are ever in doubt of the best practices to follow or are worried if your child’s development is on track, dialing 2-1-1 can certainly put your mind at ease. This confidential and free service will put you in touch with an experienced specialist who will listen to you and give you help. Take the guesswork out of parenting and contact them today!