How to Survive and Thrive with Hayley and Natty from ‘Downs Side Up.’ Episode 21 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show.

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Episode 21

Tweet of The Week  @study_tracks

A music producer helps his son tackle his exams

When he saw his son struggling with his GCSE Physics revision last year, George Hammond-Hagan drew on his experience as a music producer to try to help.

George made a song with information from the syllabus which he sang over a hip-hop track. Since then George has made over 600 tracks that cover the core subjects using content supplied by teachers.

The App called Studytracks has been downloaded nearly 100,000 times since its launch in December.

Click here to find out more about Life’s Little Bugs

‘Life’s Little Bugs’ began with an idea of a humorous, lively verse about a colourful character called Flu bug. A simple way to teach children how to prevent the spread of their coughs and sneezes by just following a few simple rules. But why stop there when there are so many good habits to teach children…there is Tummy Bug, Litter Bug, Hum Bug and lots more.


A sneaky preview of my inspiring interview with Hayley Goleniowska from Downs Side Up who talks about her journey with her daughter Natty’s  Down’s Syndrome and how she came to be an award winning blogger and campaigner to change the way we view Down’s Syndrome.

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