Services to support parenting don’t match parents’ views of their own needs and cultural orientations towards support. This is one of the findings of small-scale  exploratory study into parents’ views of support for parenting.

Parents taking part in the study overwhelmingly thought of  ‘support’ as childcare. Availability of childcare, in whatever form, was central to how working mothers involved in the study feel they are managing in their everyday parental role.

Find out more by reading: CRFR Briefing 67: Making sense of support: how parents view, experience and manage support for their everyday parenting. 2013

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