Conversations with parents

Why is exercise good for children?

Caroline Ridgeway founder of Beau Body Fitness and parent of 2 young girls, talks to us about how she sees “movement” as the main goal for children when thinking about physical health. She gives us insights into what we can do as parents to motivate, inspire, and engage our children at any age, to be physically active

A conversation about ADHD -Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Sometimes they develop their own coping mechanisms and they get through life, if not and they’ve become disruptive to other children, you need a diagnosis to help them. It’s a label. Ultimately the end point of a diagnosis of ADHD, is getting on medication. There are no alternative therapies, at least not offered by the NHS.

A conversation about autism

On a good day it is fascinating to see how his brain works, he comes up with things from a weird angle, it’s really interesting. 

A conversation about dyslexia

Yes, it helps as a parent, to come to terms with the way your child is. It has given me permission to give Ella the time and space that she needs. It’s prompted us to go after the different resources and go to see specialist.