Parent Meet-Ups

Bring together parents and caregivers from your community by starting a meet up to share parenting tips, ideas and play inspiration

By clicking on 'Start a meet-up' now you can access funding to spend in the ways you choose to organise your meet-ups, whether it’s booking in a childminder for the afternoon, covering transport or venue hire costs, or laying on the best ever coffee and cake spread. Click the 'Start a meet-up' button to get started. This is a first come first served opportunity!

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Looking after your wellbeing as a parent is so important. Without it you can never be the parent you want to be. It’s been great to be able to share my experience with a community that does not judge. I’m going to continue to create more tips arou...

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Parent Meet-Ups
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How to start a project on ChangeX

  • 1

    Create your project page

    Click the green start button to register and set up your project page. It’s quick, free and easy.

  • 2

    Complete a 30 Day Challenge

    Complete simple steps in 30 days to get your project off the ground.

  • 3

    Activate your project

    Follow the 5 Step Guide and your action plan to bring the project to life.

  • 4

    Share impact

    Share impact by posting a summary and photos and completing a survey.

Great for

  • Parents and carers with children aged 0-5 years old
  • Families who want to connect and bring people together in their community
  • Parents and carers looking for more support with their parenting journey
  • People keen to learn about how children develop in the early years
  • People comfortable to share some of their own parenting experience with others

Parent Meet-Ups project essentials

5 Step Guide

  • Invite parents and carers to join your meet-up
  • Find a location
  • Meet Up 1: Create Challenge
  • Try it at home!
  • Meet Up 2: Share Challenge


Suggested: The meet-up leader will need to commit around 2-3 hours to set up their get togethers. Meet-up members will attend two, one-hour meet-ups in the community, and spend some time in between playing and interacting with the children at home.


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Meet the Social Innovator

We’re so excited to invite you to start your own meet-up, to bring together parents and caregivers in your community. Click the 'Start a meet-up' button now to access funding and support!

Jen Lexmond, Founder, EasyPeasy

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why a 30 day challenge?

    The 30 Day Challenge was developed by our Team based on our experience working with communities. We’ve learned that the first weeks are critical to build momentum and get off to a good start with any community project. Teams who complete these steps within the first month are much more likely to successfully complete their project!

    The Challenge is a series of simple steps that each applicant has to complete to get their project off the ground and unlock funding, if there is funding currently available for that idea in your region. Steps include watching a video and/or reading content, having a call with a ChangeX team member, forming a team so that you have support, having your first team meeting, sharing a team photo, and sharing a project action plan.

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