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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.

Teens & Body Image

Helping your children develop a positive body image is perhaps more difficult now than it has ever been in this “compare and despair” culture, fuelled as it is by social media. We share tips on helping your child develop a healthy body image.

Top Tips For Hosting A Teenage Party

Is your teen desperate to host a party or gathering with their friends? Don’t stress – we’ve put together some Top Tips to help you plan and manage the party so you can provide the right environment for a happy event.

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.

Teen Tips on Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Divorce and separation is often very challenging for all parties, particularly children. We share tips on how to manage the transition and develop a relationship with one another that helps your child adjust and feel secure.

Teen Tips on Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A condition affecting 2% of the population, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be deeply distressing and debilitating for young people. We give you examples of the most common obsessions and compulsions and share advice on how to help.

Teen Tips on Revision

We all know how easy it is to keep putting off tasks that bore us. The same resistance is felt by many children at revision time. Find out how to help them break things down and crack on.

Teen Tips on Exam Stress

The pressure to perform has never been so great as it is today and, alarmingly, statistics show that rates of self harm and suicide peak in the exam season. Find out how to support your child and bring a sense of balance to the exam process.

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.

Teenagers and Sleepovers

My teenager still won’t go away on a sleepover – is that normal?

Find out how to support your child.

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.

Teens & Sleep

How do I get my teenager to go to sleep? It’s a common question with sleep being so important for adolescents. Alicia advises on establishing good routines to help them drop off.

Teens & Mood Swings

If your teen is struggling with mood swings you my be wondering how to respond helpfully in the heat of the moment. Here Alicia shares tips so you can help them manage their emotions.

Talking to your Teens

In talking to your Teen, it can be tricky striking the right balance between helping them make good choices and scaring them half to death. Here Alicia shares tips to help you guide them.

Welcome to our New Website

After a couple of months planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website.