Children

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

Struggling to afford the hefty back to school costs? Find out whether you are eligible for a school uniforms grant and where to buy cheap alternatives.

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis

How do you support your kids’ wellbeing through the cost of living crisis? We asked educational psychologist Gavin Morgan and the co-manager of YoungMinds’ parent helpline Stevie Goulding for their top tips. 

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays
Summer Survival Guide

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays

We spoke to expert Jo Thurston at Action for Children about cheap activities which will keep your kids entertained over the summer holidays.

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays
Summer survival guide

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

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The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break
Summer holidays

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee
Welfare system

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee

Plastic-free presents for babies, toddlers and children this Christmas
Ethical Shopping

Plastic-free presents for babies, toddlers and children this Christmas

Pandemic effect on deprived children’s health could last into adulthood
health inequality

Pandemic effect on deprived children’s health could last into adulthood

Children in care are being handcuffed on their way to school and foster homes
Social care

Children in care are being handcuffed on their way to school and foster homes

‘They call us snowflakes but we’re taking action’: Children speak out in landmark survey
Social Justice

‘They call us snowflakes but we’re taking action’: Children speak out in landmark survey

It seems our government has decided some children don’t need care
Opinion

It seems our government has decided some children don’t need care

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‘National scandal’: 250,000 children in the UK are unhappy
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‘National scandal’: 250,000 children in the UK are unhappy

Kids are more worried about homelessness than terrorism or the environment
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Kids are more worried about homelessness than terrorism or the environment

Campaigners call on Home Office to abandon use of ‘vulnerable’ child spies
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Campaigners call on Home Office to abandon use of ‘vulnerable’ child spies

Vulnerable children are falling victim to a social care ‘postcode lottery’
Social Justice

Vulnerable children are falling victim to a social care ‘postcode lottery’

Michael Sheen leads calls for post-Brexit family reunion law plan
Social Justice

Michael Sheen leads calls for post-Brexit family reunion law plan

Fostering Network: Regardless of creed, home is at the heart of foster care
Opinion

Fostering Network: Regardless of creed, home is at the heart of foster care

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Books

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