Parents Centre

Ashburton Parents Centre

Ashburton Parents Centre

Parent Education

Ashburton Parents Centre currently offers the following courses:

Baby and You

A four-week course for parents of young babies, Baby & You has a great variety of speakers covering topics from baby massage and baby development to feeding, crying and sleeping.  This is also a great opportunity to meet other new parents.

Baby & You classes run for four weeks and are held at the Parents Centre rooms, Netherby Shopping Centre on Chalmers Ave.

As soon as you and your baby are ready, come along to a relaxed baby friendly environment and learn key tips to develop and care for your baby and yourself.  It's a great opportunity to share experiences and meet other new mums, who are also learning to cope with the change in their lifestyle.

Moving & Munching

A fun two week course for parents of children from 4 months old.
Learn about step by step development of your baby, how to care for him or her now they are mobile, how babies learn through play and age appropriate toys, introducing solids and establishing good nutrition.  Bring your baby along and enjoy the company of other parents in a relaxed 'baby friendly' atmosphere.

Magic Moments

A 4-week evening course for parents run by our trained facilitator. The course content includes:

  • Developmental stages and milestones of preschoolers
  • Effective discipline strategies
  • Positive and effective communication techniques
  • Helping children express their feelings

A great course for learning how to engage your children's cooperation in a positive way.

If you would like to enrol in a course or need further information please message us on Facebook or email

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