SusFest 2019 – Lydia and Amanda talk to people involved with The St Albans Sustainability Festival

2019-05-24T21:04:26+01:00May 24th, 2019|

It’s Sustainable St Albans aka #SusFest2019 and we spoke to children and young people about their sustainability stories on the show.

Maintaining a positive relationship with your children – The Parents’ Show

2019-04-01T10:20:50+01:00April 1st, 2019|

Having a positive relationship with your child or teen is important to every parent. But there is no magic formula, it takes work and patience and can be very challenging. Lydia and Seema spoke to two guests to help arm us with some positive strategies to building positive relationships with our children and managing family stress.

Getting our babies to sleep, school waiting lists and a plea from the Level Trust

2019-03-15T12:27:29+01:00March 15th, 2019|

With so little in-home specialist advice for parents struggling with their infants sleep and feeding, Liz Woolfitt and Suzy Lane created Baby Sleep Retreat so that parents could have expert evidence-based advice in real time and within the comfort of their own home.Their approach is nurturing, holistic and completely non-judgmental and they tailor their advice around each individual infant’s personality and family situation.Suzy and Liz answered questions on baby sleep from Kathy and Lydia.We also explored the situation over Schools placements in St Albans, where so far this year, almost 200 students have not been allocated a place at all. We spoke to Herts County Council on what's being done to redress the situation.The show also featured an interview with Maddy Iszchak, who runs the Level Trust Charity which helps families on lower incomes help with the costs of children's education

For International Women’s Day, a live panel debate “Are women their own worst enemies”

2019-03-08T15:21:06+01:00March 8th, 2019|

St Albans Soroptimists and  *The Talent Keeper Specialists hosted a panel debate live from the Sandpit Theatre. The panel and audience discussed the question: "Are Women their own worst enemy?" Discussions covered themes such as: women and employability, women’s domestic labour, societal and media pressure on women and how women experience the criminal justice system.

Talking about Eating disorders, dyslexia and ADHD

2019-03-02T15:37:21+01:00March 2nd, 2019|

This week The Parents' Show talks to Olive Hickmott, Forensic Learning Coach about how mental images that highly visual children are processing on a day to day basis can have an impact on learning difficulties. We talked specifically about children with dyslexia and ADHD and how these images if managed properly can help children learn [...]