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Why The Stigma Surrounding Single Parents Who Aren’t The Primary Caregiver Needs To Be Addressed

In 2016, there should be no shame about being a single parent who doesn’t have primary care of their child. According to single parent charity Gingerbread, there are around two million single parents in the UK. That accounts for a quarter of families with dependent children, which means there are many mums or dads who have children,…

14 Kids Who Have Absolutely No Chill

Children are mostly reasonable human beings, but there are some occasions when they completely lose their cool.  For example, when you dare to peel their banana without permission or they’re desperately in need of a nap.  These 14 hilarious children caught mid-tantrum prove that kids have absolutely zero chill. 1. When you can’t achieve the impossible. …

Junk Food Advertising Targeting Children Should Be Banned On Apps And At Cinemas, Urges Charity

Children should not be able to see junk food adverts in apps, on social media or even in the cinema, a national kids’ food charity has urged. The Children’s Food Trust’s comments came after the publication of a World Health Organisation (WHO) report that addressed concerns around advertising in apps, on social media and vlogs. The WHO report…

Children In Need 2016: 5 Activities You Can Do With Your Kids Including Pudsey Bear Face Painting

Children In Need’s annual show is back on Friday 18 November with members of the public and celebrities taking fundraising up a notch.   The yearly event raises much-needed cash for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK to ensure support is there when it’s needed. Parents are able to do their bit by donating…

Mum Photographs Children With Down’s Syndrome To Challenge Negative Perceptions Of The Condition

A mother has created a photo series to challenge negative perceptions of children with Down’s syndrome. Julie Willson, from New Jersey, US, said she had wanted to do a photoshoot for Down’s syndrome awareness since her sister Dina, who had the condition, died in January 2011, aged 35.  Wilson invited 11 families of children with the condition…

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