Exams – tips for parents and young people!

Exams – tips for parents and young people!

It’s that time of year – exam season, when many teenagers are sitting exams (including GCSEs. AS-Levels and A-Levels).  The pandemic interrupted school and so some young people may not have had as much practice at exams as they would have done in normal times,...
Talking with children about scary news

Talking with children about scary news

  The news at the moment is quite scary; in this “online age” we simply can’t avoid it and children are likely to come across it too.  This means they are likely to ask questions or seek reassurance from parents (who may also be feeling worried). We don’t...
Coughs and sneezes …

Coughs and sneezes …

Coughs and sneezes spread diseases – according to the well-known saying (which apparently was first used in America during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 – 1920). It’s winter, the time when the NHS often comes under pressure because of all the...
Parenting During the Summer

Parenting During the Summer

Summer 2021 – how the time is flying! The last 16 months have been a roller coaster ride thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and we’ve all been looking forward to getting back to some sort of “normal”. Having said that, summer often means a change to the usual...