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A place to be a kid again
Young woman
Juliet attended KidsTime Workshops when she was just nine years old. Now at university, she reflects on her experience of the workshops and the impact they had.
“You’re never alone”
A family attend a KidsTime Workshop
Derek attends a KidsTime Workshop with his wife, who has a mental illness, and their children. He spoke to us about how it's helped his children to open up and him to find guidance.
Never sunshine and rainbows
Image of rainbow in the sky
Writing under a pseudonym, teenager Mark tells his personal story about his father's mental illness and the challenges it meant for his family.
Peter’s Story
Photo of headteacher Peter Ward speaking
Vlog: Kirsty from Our Time interviews Peter Ward who shares memories of his father who had a mental illness.
A mum’s perspective
Closeup photo of a parent and child's feet
Our Time has been a major life saver for me and my family. I am a single mum of three young children, 10-year-old Eve, four-year-old Gabby, and Jacob who is one and a half.
The bravest mothers I have ever met
Louise Rodgers
A couple of weeks ago I met some of the bravest mothers I have ever met. They were all giving their time freely, bringing their children along on a sultry summer’s evening to share their experiences of parenting.