Sarah Ockwell-Smith is a popular and highly regarded parenting expert, parenting coach and bestselling parenting author who specialises in the psychology and science of parenting.
Sarah is knowledgeable in all areas of parenting from pregnancy, birth and babies through to toddlers, tweens and teens. Her particular specialisms are baby and toddler sleep and discipline and behaviour. She offers the following commercial services:
Conference and Event Speaking
Sarah is an accomplished public speaker having presented in most situations from blue chip boardrooms to University lecture halls and parent and baby shows, with a bit of TV and radio thrown in for good measure. She has appeared on Sky News, Channel 5 News, Good Morning Britian, Al Jazeera and The Wright Stuff as well BBC Radio 4, 2, LBC, BBC Woman’s Hour and many local BBC radio stations where she is frequently called upon to discuss attachment parenting including bed-sharing, co-sleeping, babywearing and breastfeeding. Sarah is also a regular speaker for CityParents.
Product Endorsement and Brand Spokesperson
Sarah has both a high and well respected profile and a very large reach. People buy based on her recommendations. She is happy to consider both long and short term product and event endorsements as well as spokesperson roles. Sarah has worked in a promotion/spokesperson capacity (incuding media spokesperson, radio days, product launch talks and social media takeovers) for several large organisations and brands including Mamas and Papas, Ella’s Kitchen, Asda, Bio Oil, Vimto, Waterwipes and Golden Bear Toys.
Sarah has written many guest articles and contributed interviews as a birth and parenting expert for publication in printed media including The Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Record, Mother and Baby, Juno, The Huffington Post, The Green Parent Magazine, Prima Baby, Essentials, Take a Break, Junior Magazine and Teach Nursery magazine. Sarah is always happy to consider new freelance writing opportunities and article collaboration.
Commercial Advisory and Product Development
Sarah has acted in an advisory capacity for several multi-national companies involved in the babycare and parenting industry, particularly at R&D level. She is happy to consider advisory roles for relevant organisations including at PR level. Sarah holds a particular interest in mother/infant bonding, infant and toddler sleep, toddler and preschooler behaviour and tween (7-13 year old) wellbeing.
Training for Local Authorities, Nurseries, Pre-Schools and Childcare Workers.
Sarah is happy to provide in-house training days and shorter workshops on any aspect of pregnancy, birth & child development. This includes providing bespoke CPD training for nurseries, preschools, childminders, colleges and other organisations working with children.
Social Media, Newsletter Promotions & Sponsored Blog Posts
Sarah has a large following on social media across several different platforms and has a wide readership of engaged parents who subscribe to her weekly newsletter and read her blog articles. Sarah is happy to consider commercial sponsorship across any of social channels.
For Sarah’s Downloadable Media Kit click: SO-S Media Kit April 21 (1)