'I would honestly recommend volunteering of any kind to anyone'
Young volunteer Ismail talks about his experiences as a volunteer in a Children's Society charity shop
'Some children don't get as much as us at Christmas and many don't even get anything to eat'
Primary school pupils Alasdair, Dan and Bethany talk about what they learned the day a Children's Society volunteer speaker visited their school
Don’t punish children for being children
Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour
Advent: Happy Christmas
After four weeks preparing and considering the day’s meaning, Christmas is here
Advent: Looking at 'In the bleak midwinter'
Author Janet Morley writes of a classic poem that reveals winter in a way few paintings of its time do not
Today’s heating-support announcement is a big step forward
While today’s news is good, it is vital the Government makes the Warm Home Discount automatically available to all families with children who are living in poverty
Why I’m giving up new clothes for Lent
As Ceri explains, new clothes can be about much more than looking good
Did the Queen deliver the most important speech of the year?
Our Public Affairs Manager explains why today's opening of parliament can have a real effect on children and families
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
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We’re featuring and sharing interesting and exciting digital innovation on the blogging website Tumblr
Advent: A temple for the Lord
Trust is something that comes with relationship. Today Rose Hudson-Wilkin explores the role of trust in the relationship between David, Nathan and God in 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16. Trusting in God and making space to listen to God’s ambitious promises for us is not easy but it definitely worth it.