As a mum of two little ones born less than a year apart, Fi Star-Stone knows that parenting isn’t always easy. Her gentle techniques and approachable manner are popular with families and celebrities worldwide and many parents refer to her as ‘The nice expert!’
Fi is a qualified parenting advisor with over 27 years experience working with children and families. Her qualifications include a Degree in Childhood and Youth studies, an NNEB in Nursery nursing, and a Diploma in Childhood studies.
Fi’s bestselling books ‘The Baby Bedtime Book’ and ‘The Wide Awake Kids Club – Simple solutions for Knackered Parents’ both reached the top 10 charts in parenting have been helping families worldwide to give their little ones the gift of happy sleep!
Her latest book ‘The wide Awake Baby Club’ reached No.1 and her helpful ‘Thinky Thoughts Lockdown journal’ for children sold out in the first week of sale doing lockdown hating the top 5 bestsellers spot!
In 2005 and 2006 Fi was ‘highly commended’ by The Professional Association of Nursery Nurses for her work with children.
Fi has also been nominated for several awards for her parenting advice service – including the ‘Mums and Dads Awards’ – Outstanding contribution Award. The parenting advice service is first and only of it’s kind in the UK, which receives over 150 emails each week – all of which Fi answers for free!
In the media
Fi regularly writes articles for parenting websites and magazines and is on the writing team for Mother & Baby magazine.
Fi appears regularly on stage at events and shows such as The Baby Show, or on TV and radio stations – including BBC, ITV and SKY news in her parenting expert and Child Sleep Consultant role.
Fi has also written for and appeared in, the following publications.
Fi has features on BBC radio as a parenting expert and has also had her own radio show ‘Parent Talk’ on RadioX and Stafford FM.
‘The Regular Parent’ podcast series which shares the everyday stories of regular parents from around the world and their daily lives was launched in 2019 and has reached the Top 10 in ‘parenting podcasts’ on iTunes.
Follow Fi on social media for parenting tips, sleep coaching and to submit parenting questions.
Work with Fi
For press opportunities, collaborations and interviews, please email Fi@childcareisfun.co.uk