My Family Week is the concept of international Early Years trainer, author and consultant, Laura Henry. Laura has worked with children and their families for three decades and has recently reflected on what we mean by family in the modern sense of the word.
On a personal level, Laura’s parents divorced when she was young and she remembers the stigma attached to belonging to a single parent household. Fast forward 40 years, and although there is less of a stigma, certain types of ‘non-conventional’ families still find themselves less accepted by wider society.
Every family is unique and this uniqueness should be celebrated. With this in mind, Laura has created My Family Week 2017, using the characters from her bestselling book, Jo-Jo and Gran-Gran.
Working Together to Sustain Breastfeeding – #WBW2017
Put on by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action; this week marks the 25th annual celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. A global event that aims to encourage, advocate, and educate the world about the importance of breastfeeding. The decision to breastfeed is an easy one for some mothers, but it can be an agonizing choice for others. From the […]