Topic of The Month. Bereavement – The Loss Of A Child

 I was driving home from taking my friend Nicky for her brain scan at St. George’s Hospital in Tooting as she had a “funny” turn last October where she fainted or had a “mini fit” and I started listening to Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 Show where they were discussing bereavement and Gordon Brown speaking for […]

A quick and practical tip to reassure your child.

When I was a Deputy Head teacher I taught 35  Reception aged  children (4-5 year olds)  and I saw a Mum do this  wonderfully simple, but really reassuring thing at the door of my classroom one day, which I have often told people about since. Before saying goodbye, kiss your child’s hand & tell them to put the kiss in their […]

The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder !

Here’s your Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil! Once upon a time there was a bunch of tiny frogs…. who arranged a running competition. The goal was to reach the top of a very high tower. A big crowd had gathered around the tower to see the race and cheer on […]