All about Children’s Books on The Parents’ Show

2019-07-19T21:19:11+01:00July 19th, 2019|

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 and our Children – Kathy & Lydia on the Parents’ Show

2019-07-15T20:54:57+01:00July 12th, 2019|

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.

Volunteers from The Starfish Children’s ward at Watford GH, and ‘Men of Fields’ talk to Lydia and Seema on the Parents’ Show

2019-06-26T14:41:08+01:00June 22nd, 2019|

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, [...]

It’s all about babies on the Parents’ Show this week

2019-06-08T15:44:53+01:00June 8th, 2019|

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.     [...]

Easing the transition from Primary to Secondary school, with Kathy & Steve on The Parents’ Show

2019-06-02T22:26:45+01:00June 2nd, 2019|

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.

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.