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Spotlight on Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Siblings and Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 This week we’re talking about how moving more can help you, as it’s the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024. We know that our bodies and our minds are connected, so keeping your body moving also helps you have good mental health. It can be normal to … Continued

Siblings and Young Carers Action Day 2024

This month we’re talking about siblings and Young Carers Action Day. This year’s theme is about fair futures for young carers and removing barriers. We know that lots of siblings can find life harder for lots of reasons. We have tips on our website for what to do if you struggle at school, want ideas … Continued

Siblings and Being Creative

Siblings and being creative This month we’re asking siblings how they spend time being creative! We know that drawing, painting, writing or listening to music can really help siblings and is good for their mental health too. Keeping a diary, creating scrapbooks of photographs of fun times or building a model can help siblings to … Continued

Siblings and being creative

Siblings and being creative This month we’re asking siblings how they spend time being creative! We know that drawing, painting, writing or listening to music can really help siblings and is good for their mental health too. Keeping a diary, creating scrapbooks of photographs of fun times or building a model can help siblings to … Continued

Siblings at Christmas

Siblings at Christmas Christmas is just around the corner and it can be a time to have fun! Maybe you’re looking forward to spending time with your family and friends, giving and receiving presents or just enjoying time off from school? It can be a special time to have fun with your family or play … Continued

Siblings and School

Siblings tell us that school can e really tough sometimes. It can be hard because friends don’t understand what life is like at home it’s hard to get homework done it’s tiring because you don’t get a good night’s sleep We’ve got lots of great information about school stuff for siblings on our School life … Continued

Siblings and ADHD

Siblings and ADHD This month we’re talking about what life is like when you have a brother or sister with ADHD. We’d like siblings to tell us what it’s like when you have a brother or sister who finds it difficult to concentrate, sit still or stop talking. We’ve got some great information about ADHD … Continued

Ethan’s story

‘I think having your brother or sister go into hospital makes siblings like me feel lots of feelings. I definitely feel quiet and I worry. I went with my brother to the hospital really early on the morning of his operation. And then my dad took me to school. My dad and mum had told my … Continued

Siblings and School

It’s September so it’s time for lots of you to go back to school! You might be going back to your old school or starting a new one. It can be fun to go back after a long break and catch up with your friends. We’ve got lots of great new information about school stuff … Continued

Siblings and Pets

Siblings and Pets It’s National Dog Day on August 26th so we wanted to hear about your special pets! Siblings tell how much it helps them spending time with animals and pets – stroking a cat can be really relaxing, playing fetch with a dog can be fun and watching fish swim can be very … Continued

Would you like to help other siblings by sharing your own story? Please get in touch.