Are your kids being deprived? As hugs, cuddles and touch are being edged out of our lives I ponder how to find that balance.
Hugs, cuddles, touching and connecting physically are being edged out of our lives, with doctors, teachers and colleagues increasingly hesitant about social touching. Important campaigns like #MeToo make us even more mindful of inappropriate physical connection but make it even harder for us to find that healthy balance. Is this hypervigilance of boundaries beginning to harm […]
My advice on Netmums Coffee House Chat answering all your parenting niggles, worries or problems this week.
Join me on Netmums Coffee House Chat answering all your parenting niggles, worries or problems this week. Netmums Chat: Q & A with Parenting Expert Sue Atkins As a busy mum it can be a struggle to get everything done but with the children back at school and the winter months approaching, supporting your children’s […]
Today I’m delighted to have Kate Long the author of “ Before She Was Mine” which is available on Amazon as my guest blogger today. Kate is discussing the importance of exercise. “Imagine you’re back at school, and on your way to a maths lesson. Although you appreciate maths is a vitally important life skill, it […]
How energetic do you feel today? What kinds of things can you do this week to boost your energy? ~ take a long walk with your dogs, have a steaming hot bath with candles, eat more fruit, take some different exercise, visit a friend without the kids for a grown up chat and laugh? […]
“There’s a lot of sitting around eating and watching TV over the Christmas period, so family and fitness experts provide ideas on how to keep the whole family active and entertained while the telly’s switched off. Thoughts of Christmas don’t exactly conjure up images of exercising, watching what you eat and looking after the […]
As a former Head of PSHE Department I was interested in this new survey by Mumsnet. When Mumsnet heard that the government was conducting an internal review into Personal, Social, Health and Economics (PSHE) education, they thought it would be useful to conduct a Mumsnet sex education survey to gather your views on the thorny matter of […]