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Transport For London Sends Lost Toys And Games To Disadvantaged Children For Christmas

Transport for London has given more than 500 children’s toys and games new homes this year to disadvantaged kids for Christmas.  The lost property team has donated the toys to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Present Appeal, so children will have something to unwrap this year.  The toys that have been donated are those that have…

The Kenny Approach: How A Girl Raised The Emotional Wellbeing Of Pupils At School With A Booklet

A 12-year-old girl developed a workbook for children at her school to help pupils explore their feelings and be confident talking about their mental health. Cerys Kenny, who was 10 at the time, wanted to help children at Longwood Primary Academy in Essex overcome anger and cope a little better when they were having a hard time.  The workbook was…

Alicia Keys On There Being ‘No One Perfect Way’ To Raise A Family And Six Celebs Who Feel The Same

Alicia Keys has opened up about her blended family and said she embraces differences in family life. The 35-year-old, who is mum to Egypt, six, Genesis, 10 months, and stepmum to nine-year-old Kassem Dean Jr. with her husband Swizz Beats, said every family finds their own way. “I have a very blended and interesting perspective of what…

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…

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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