About Little Hurrahs
Jo first came to teach parent and baby classes as part of the Little Signers Club® team in 2017, where she ran face to face and online classes in North London.
The world has changed in so many ways since then, on both personal and global levels. The Global Covid-19 Pandemic meant that Little Signers Club® leaders needed to move classes online, and help families adapt to a new way of interacting. Jo also moved from London to North Wales and became a mum a second time with the arrival of her daughter. In 2021, Jo launched her own venture - drawing on parenting gurus including Janet Lansbury, Marilyn Daniels, Margot Sunderland, Lauren Peacock, and of course, Little Signers Club's very own Shelley Ensor.
For our little ones: Over 1 million children in the UK start school each year unable to form a full sentence, unable to hold a pen, unable to recognise the alphabet - not to mention the impact of Covid on self-confidence and social skills.
For Mamas, Papas and Carers: Postnatal depression (PND) is a common problem that occurs after pregnancy and affects more than 1 in 10 birthing parents within a year of giving birth. It can also affect partners. Jo suffered from PND after giving birth to her son, and knows just how bleak and debilitating it can be. A 2021 survey found a substantial increase in the likelihood of maternal depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In short, there are multiple crises on the horizon if we don't step up and support each other.
Little Hurrahs classes and courses are founded on the principles of respectful and responsive parenting and they are run in partnership with the award-winning baby signing company, Little Signers Club® (which is why you’ll see their logo dotted about the place).
Little Hurrahs classes use a combination of songs, stories, signs and practical tips and ideas, to explore a respectful approach to setting boundaries and supporting little ones - and their grown-ups - to thrive.
In a safe, supportive and caring group, we will help you to be the best influencer, role model, guardian and champion you can, to help your child achieve their full potential, and bring joy to the sometimes relentless world of parenting.
I can't wait to meet you and your little one, come join us soon,