In case you missed them: Top 5 volunteering blogs
Our head of volunteering selects her five favourite blogs from 2013
'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
Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being
Our policy team has been busy campaigning for children
Join us in supporting Children’s Mental Health Week
This week we are delighted to support Place2Be as they launch the first Children’s Mental Health Week.
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.
We should tackle poverty, not redefine it
Changing the focus won’t help end child poverty, says our Policy Officer Laura Rodrigues
Melissa's story: We helped turn around a young carer's life
'I’ve received so much support from The Children’s Society’s Young Carers in Focus programme', Melissa says.
Are we meeting disabled children's needs?
While disabled children want the same opportunities as their peers, many barriers prevent them from accessing needed services, says Policy Adviser Iryna Pona.