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Listen to our podcasts, read our blog posts, watch Alicia answering your parenting questions, scroll to the bottom for links to specialist organisations.

Our Podcasts:

Mental Health Podcast

Alicia has recorded a special podcast explaining mental health and mental illness, how to spot the signs of mental distress and what to do to help. She’s also published it as a blog post here on our Resources page – do have a read.

Teenagers and Drugs – Part 1

Do you worry about your teenagers and drugs? We speak to Fiona Spargo-Mabbs, founder of the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs foundation, who shares the story of her son Daniel and gives honest and invaluable advice on how to keep young people safe.

Teenagers and Drugs – Part 2

In the second part of our podcast on drugs, Fiona Spargo-Mabbs, founder of the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation, shares advice on how to talk to young people about drugs and suggests how to reduce the potential harm caused by substance abuse.

Insights Into Autism – Part 1

We speak to Tessa Morton, CBT Therapist and Founder of Act for Autism, to get a better understanding of autism and help autistic young people feel accepted and safe in our environments.

Insights Into Autism – Part 2

We chat more to Tessa Morton, CBT Therapist and Founder of Act for Autism, who gives more tips for parents and suggests ways schools can become more autism-friendly.

Gambling And What Every Parent Should Know – Part 1

In this the first of our two part Gambling podcast, Alicia Drummond talks to former Northampton cricketer and recovering gambling addict, Patrick Foster, who is helping and educating young people on gambling.

Gambling And What Every Parent Should Know – Part 2

In the second part of our Gambling podcast, Patrick Foster shares advice on what to look out for and how to help children be aware of the dangers and make informed choices for themselves.

Puberty, Sex & Relationships Part 1

We speak to Alex Fryer, one of the UK’s leading PSHE speakers specialising in issues around sex and healthy relationships. Hear about what to expect and what’s normal around puberty.

Puberty, Sex & Relationships Part 2

In Part 2 of our Puberty, Sex and Relationships podcast, expert Alex Fryer talk more about relationships and sexual health, giving advice and guidance on helping your Teen make healthy choices.

Gap Year

Gap Year Expert, Florence Midwood talks about the pro’s and con’s of taking a gap year, how to make it count and do it safely, and when might be the best time to do it.

Teens & Nutrition (Part 1)

Nutrition Scientist, Tilly Spurr, talks about the importance of forming healthy eating habits during adolescence, the impact of food on brain function and peer pressures on body image.

Teens & Nutrition (Part 2)

Nutrition Scientist, Tilly Spurr joins us for part 2 of our Nutrition podcasts, as we delve into the link between adolescent nutrition and mental health, and the impact of diet on teen sleep.

Teens & Festivals

Post-GCSE festival? A prospect that causes much parental angst. We speak with festival and teen expert, Lorna Johnson, on the pro’s and con’s and how to have a safe and happy time.

Choosing Senior Schools

Choosing the right senior school for your child can be stressful, so we glean guidance and advice from education consultant and inspector for the Tatler Schools Guide, Arabella Davis.