Finding an author you just love to read is a very special experience. Lydia, Seema and Rebecca guide you through this topic. Christopher is one of those children’s authors. His books include Twelve minute to midnight, The infinite lives of Maisy Day, The Jamie Drake Equation and The many worlds of Albie Bright to namebut a few.
Literacy Difficulties – it is school report season – this is the time parents often get feedback on how their child is doing during the year but for some parents, feedback from school, teachers, and reports might raise questions, worries and thoughts of what help is required next. It is also transition time, when children move between primary and secondary schools. For children struggling with literacy difficulties, this can bring more challenges and for parents, it might feel like starting all over again.
We talk about things to do in the summer with your kids
Volunteers from The Starfish Children’s ward at Watford GH, and ‘Men of Fields’ talk to Lydia and Seema on the Parents’ Show
The Carer Support Team at Watford General Hospital @CSTWatfordHosp are a wonderful team of 21 volunteers doing kind and meaningful work at Watford General’s Starfish Children’s ward and in Children’s Emergency To find out more and what we can do to support them listen to Matron of Childrens Services, Karen Stow, Senior Nurse Orla Burke, [...]
On this week's show, Lydia and Steve talk about babies. Louise Brennan is a midwife and runs ante-natal classes for mums-to-be, and tells of her experiences of midwifery and the current practices, then how ante-natal classes work. Angela Spencer joined the show to talk about Babyopothy, and her latest book on the subject. [...]
This week’s half-term special parents’ show is all about transition – helping children move between primary and secondary school seamlessly and confidently! Dr Kathy Weston and Steve Simpson are joined by two experts in their field, Dr Emma Kell and Dr Anna Colton, who will be giving parents the very best tips on how to support their children and signposting parents to the very best resources.
It’s Sustainable St Albans aka #SusFest2019 and we spoke to children and young people about their sustainability stories on the show.
Tonight on the @parentshow we talked about Adolescence and Family Stress. We all have way too much stress in our lives – well most of us. Is there anything we can do about it short of moving to a kibbutz or a remote island?
Amanda Yorwerth from the Environment Matters programme joins Lydia this week as they interview a number of guests all about the St Albans Sustainability Festival.
Food intolerance – what do we actually know about it and where can we go to get our children tested?