Advent: Opening doors, year by year
What if Advent calendars told the story of your life? Imogen explores the implications of this for herself and others…
Why human rights are vital for young people in the care system
Today, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate how our Human Rights Act gives young people a voice, ensuring the power of public authorities does not go unchecked.
Advent: A song from a man to the child he loves
Pádraig explores the promise of God for us this Advent.
MPs to debate some Seriously Awkward questions
Our Seriously Awkward campaign is getting noticed in Parliament and we need your help. Theresa May has already responded to questions our campaigners helped ask - and now there's going to be a debate next Thursday.
Krish Kandiah explores what the Bible says about family relationships. One gospel writer, Matthew, reminds us that Jesus’ family had been inclusive of the outsider for generations. In coming to into the world at the very first Christmas, Jesus demonstrates what it means to be part of a loving, outward-facing family.
The role and future of Sure Start children's centres
Our first early years policy conference featured Polly Toynbee of The Guardian, and workshops led by government officials and our staff.
The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all
We never say ‘not now’ to children and young people
Our head of community participation, Jim, explains how a rediscovered children’s storybook got him thinking about our ground-breaking work on children’s well-being and mental health.
Advent: The world is getting darker
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time
Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers
The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five ways to well-being for children and teenagers.
The well-being benefits of exercise
According to mainstream media today is the most depressing day of the year. But if you’re taking part in one of our fundraising challenges this might not be the case.