Lockdown lessons and back to school for teens and tweens

Hello and welcome back, dear readers. The summer is close to over and it’s time for the school bells to start ringing out again across the UK. In fact in some areas it’s already back to school time. I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to that moment when our tweens and teens can…

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29 ways to celebrate your child’s achievements

At the a recent Twitter Chat we asked parents how they celebrate children’s achievements, big and small. The party was sponsored by P&G, which has created a host of videos about athletes and their parents. Here are the heart-warming ways parents told us that celebrate achievements in their families. Get some ideas here and add your…

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Helping teens in lockdown

Another month has slipped past; life as we knew it, is but a distant memory and the unrelenting tedium of queuing, household chores and home schooling makes many of us feel like we are all living our very own version of Groundhog Day. There has, however, been some respite recently, with the announcement that we…

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Teens & Tweens: Managing technology, teaching and tantrums

Teens and Tweens Columnist Liberty Henwick tackles the tricky subject of handling teens and tweens use of technology, from the question of when they should have their first phone to whether using a tracker is an invasion of their privacy. Well, hello there everybody! I hope you are enjoying the Spring so far? We have…

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The highs of being a SEND parent

In this month’s round-up, Ann at Rainbows Are Too Beautiful highlights some recent blog posts from the BritMums’ community about the little-known highs of being a SEND parent and also discovers the best SEND friendly theatre shows around the UK. The joy of being a SEND parent “How do you do it?” is a question…

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