Have You Pressed Your Family ‘Reset Button’ Due to Living Through The Pandemic?

So, families have experienced something unique. Being locked down together all day, all week & all month has created new models of family dynamics and new patterns of interaction that will become the  new normal. Some families will have found the experience to be exhausting & challenging & some families will have experienced fear, poverty […]

Under-5 Learning: Your Toughest Qs Answered!

  I recently did a Webinar for ‘Which School Advisor‘ with my friend and colleague Laura Henry-Allain creator of the Cbeebies hit series for children JoJo and Gran Gran. Laura has been an early years trainer and consultant for many years. Which School Advisor said, ‘We hear you loud and clear! Online, at home learning […]

TAKING ON CORONAVIRUS – With Laura Henry Allain – creator of Cbeebies new smash hit ‘Jo Jo & Gran Gran’ & Sue Atkins a weekly take on the week’s events

VIEW THE EPISODES HERE :  [ec_link text=”20 March 2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#ffffff”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp8W5TiKvOk&feature=youtu.be[/ec_link]           [ec_link text=”28 March 2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#f2f2f2″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiQeqCG_-q4&t=29s[/ec_link]         [ec_link text=”03 April  2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#fcfcfc”]https://youtu.be/hkBiN7ukloU[/ec_link]      [ec_link text=”11 April 2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#f4f4f4″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc9LCoLVhvo&t=25s[/ec_link]      [ec_link text=”18 April 2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#f9f9f9″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O2yjQNCPr0&t=5s[/ec_link]      [ec_link text=”24 April 2020” background_color=”#b33771″ color=”#fcfcfc”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvRDzjb7pfk[/ec_link]    […]

The Great Realisation

? A bed time story of how it started, and why hindsight’s 2020. ? ? #stayhome #withme

Is Yelling at Your Children Verbal Abuse?

I was asked to contribute to the new Jeremy Vine TV Show on Channel 5 about whether yelling or shouting at children is verbal abuse. We all lose the plot at times & lose our temper & end up shouting at our kids, but what is the difference between the odd shout & consistent verbal […]

Thriving Not Just Surviving The Coronavirus

  In these challenging & unprecedented times. Connect with your friends & loved ones, obviously not in your usual ways, but we have the technology to stay in touch. So pick up the phone & chat, Skype or FaceTime to stay connected & caring. Let people know that you are thinking of them. Our greatest […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

I was speaking on Channel 5 News about ways of handling the Coronavirus with your children. The crisis of COVID-19 that has engulfed adult lives for the past few weeks has frightened and confused children too. As they hear you and teachers repeatedly stressing the need to maintain personal hygiene and hear or read of […]

Top 20 Working from Home Tips

There are going to be a lot of people newly working from home starting this week, due to the Coronavirus and it will be a difficult transition for some – my husband included! I’ve worked from home for many years so here are my top 20 tips for working effectively & avoiding distractions ? Top […]