Sarah Ockwell-Smith lives with her four school-aged children, four cats and a flock of chickens in a 350 year old cottage in rural Essex.
Sarah holds a BSc in Psychology and has worked for several years in Pharmaceutical Research and Development. After the birth of her firstborn she retrained as a homeopath, hypnotherapist, antenatal teacher and doula, revelling in the mix of holistic viewpoints.
In 2007 Sarah founded BabyCalm, an organisation which has over 120 teachers in 12 countries, and a sister company called ToddlerCalm. Sarah writes two popular parenting blogs which are visited by a million readers a year and her personal website receives an average of 200,000 reads per month.
She is a regular ‘go to’ expert for Tesco Baby Club and Sky News and also writes for the mainstream press and various parenting magazines.