Advent: The cracks between our certainty
Are you too busy to read this today? Certain that you are the most busy person around? Just for a minute, Simon Parke helps us to look beyond that certainty.
'Interning has been a fun and worthwhile experience'
Volunteer Interns Sumayyah and Trudie share their experiences of interning with us.
Advent: Ambitions for our children
As we move through the second week of Advent, Teresa Pearce MP focuses on the message of Isaiah to remind us to think big about how we can help the most vulnerable children.
A great Christmas gift suggestion
Make a young person’s Christmas special by buying one of our alternative gifts
Advent: 'Let today be a day we join in with all the earth with a boogie of joy for God'
Today, Pádraig finds beauty in the brokenness and purpose in the most mundane of everyday objects.
'Being a volunteer at the children's centre is hugely rewarding'
Amanda, a breastfeeding support volunteer, explains why she volunteers and how her children's centre has helped her and her family
Stopping the debt trap
Latasha explains how, with your support, we helped her family escape a vicious cycle of debt
New legal powers for child trafficking advocates will help hundreds of children
We applaud the Government for listening to our calls and changing the law to improve support for hundreds of trafficked children across the UK.
Recipe for an amazing festival: 1600 young carers, music and a cardboard house
At the Young Carers Festival, Rob finds the contrast between fun and caring responsibilities
Before we existed: The founding of The Children's Society
Why did Edward Rudolf found our charity?
Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’