All the family matters in one place

Services, health issues, counseling, events and all the important things families need are now in the brand new lapsuus.ouka.fi service.

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Child’s rights

Once the rights of the child are implemented, all children may grow and go to school healthy, not having to fear violence or exploitation. This is a necessary requirement for any development in the world. The convention has four general…

Children and media

Screen time and babies (0 to 12 months) With a small baby, parents should be careful not to excite him or her by a flashing screen or loud noises. A family with a baby needs to adjust their media use…

Services for sports and hobbies

Exercise

Preschooler and exercise Many different activities are usually easily introduced to children because they are interested in everything and looking for challenges. Important: A child is learning basic body management skills including jumping, throwing and catching, kicking and hitting a…

Sibling relationships

At best, sibling relationships provide friendship, safety and security, attachment and bonding. Siblings are united by shared experiences and memories. Everyone also has  their individual experiences and memories affected by the relationship between family members. The age, age difference, gender,…

Leave and benefits

Parental leave The parental leave begins after the maternity leave. Parents can agree between themselves how to use the parental leave entitlement. Parental leave is 158 days. The mother and father can take turns in using parental leave, a maximum…

Parental resources and wellbeing

Prioritisation You need to prioritise by doing only the necessary tasks and leave the rest for later. If the parents recognise their needs and take also those into account, they will find it easier to look after the family and…