School is out!

School is out and I hope that every teacher in the country is enjoying a very well deserved break. ‘What a year’ – this has to be the understatement of not just the year, but of my entire teaching career. Even before the pandemic hit 2019/2020 was proving to be the year that no teaching… Read More School is out!

Tailored Yarn

I have recently discovered Tailored Yarn. Tailored Yarn is the incredible creation of Gillian Seale. Gillian writes and illustrates children’s stories, but these are unique children’s stories, covering a topic that most people unfortunately tend to shy away from – terminal illness, death and bereavement. Tailored Yarn is a community focused (not for profit) business… Read More Tailored Yarn

NEW BOOK LIST AVAILABLE – Story Books to Support Children with Death, Bereavement, Grief & Loss.

I have compiled a detailed list of story books to help support children (including those with special educational needs and/or diabilities) with the issues of death, bereavement, grief and loss. Books are organised into the following categories: Death & bereavement Death of mother Death of father Death of a sibling Death of grandparent Death in… Read More NEW BOOK LIST AVAILABLE – Story Books to Support Children with Death, Bereavement, Grief & Loss.