The Instructions Not Included campaign will help promote a shift in attitudes so that seeking support is seen as a sign of strength. By unlocking the power of parents and families to help themselves and one another, we will reach out to more families, overcome more barriers to support, and help to prevent the escalation of parenting problems.
Deidre Sanders, Family Lives Patron and Problem Page Editor at The Sun, has produced a guide for families who are feeling pinch in these difficult economic times.
The guide, called 'Tough times', provides simple, practical advice and signposts to other support organisations.
With rising prices, spending cuts and pressure on jobs meaning many families are feeling the pinch. It’s extra challenging when a family is facing special hardship because of bereavement, illness or accident.
This guide will help you protect your relationships and family life against fortune’s knocks, and it explains where to find understanding support and practical help.