22nd September 2018 - Written by Monique
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.
10th July 2018 - Written by 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.
18th June 2018 - Written by Our Time workshop leader
The Smith family was referred to a KidsTime Workshop by social care. Susan, the mother, had a diagnosis of schizophrenia and severe depression and had been under the care of mental health teams for many years. Her then twelve-year-old daughter, Alison, was under a 'child in need' plan, and her social worker hoped the group would help Alison feel more confident.
19th March 2018 - Written by Radhika Holmström
For me, visiting my first KidsTime Workshop in February 2018, the thing that struck me most was the sheer honesty with which the parents talked about their situation, and their concerns for their children.
10th October 2017 - Written by Dympna Cunnane
I now spend much of my working day thinking about a hidden issue, but one that has enormous implications for society, and particularly children and young people.
15th July 2017 - Written by Yolande Bramble Carter
The day was excellent. The sessions are just getting better and better. We are getting to know each other and people are more comfortable and being themselves.
5th May 2017 - Written by Esther Malvern
Having a baby is a life changing experience, both exciting and terrifying at the same time. All parents know that it puts enormous pressure on the couple, the family and the mother in particular.