Articles by Alyssa Follett

Alyssa Follett

Alyssa is the editorial intern for The New Family. She is a 21-year-old Digital Communications major in her last year at the University of Guelph-Humber. She enjoys fashion, films, and all things social media. Alyssa is learning a lot about the many modern views on family life and cannot wait to have kids of her own one day.


Today's Over-Programmed Kids Inspired Author-Illustrator Ashley Spires' Latest Book Overscheduled Andrew
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Today’s Over-Programmed Kids Inspired Author-Illustrator Ashley Spires’ latest book, Over-Scheduled Andrew

The New Family intern, Alyssa, got a chance to chat and ask questions with children’s author Ashley Spires. Her book, Over-Scheduled Andrew, is about an over-programmed kid who takes on too many after school activities, a common issue many children face today. Alyssa: What inspired you to write Over-Scheduled Andrew? Ashley: Well my nephew, first…