Advent video: 'It puts you in that mindset of . . . I'm not worth as much as everybody else'
Don’t miss this endearing, heartbreaking video of Sam and his sister describing how being poor leads to many challenges
Advent: What does it mean for children to lead and to flourish?
Anthony Clarke, minister and fellow at Oxford, considers what can stop children from flourishing
Weekend reading: Greatest hits from our blog
Flip through some of the most popular pieces on our blog by way of the Flipboard app
Advent: A child shall lead them
After years spent listening to children and young people, Jim Davis reflects on what children have said
Advent: Transitioning from light
As we shift from the first to second weeks of Advent, we have prayers
15 young people question experts about school costs
The Children’s Commission on Poverty held three sessions in parliament last week – find out how you can take submit evidence for their inquiry
Runaway children need better support
A troubling new Ofsted report echoes our findings about low levels of support for young runaways
Local welfare assistance helped rebuild Caroline and her family’s lives after a fire
After a fire left her with nothing, Caroline needed help.
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
Debt's far-reaching effects on children
Stress, family problems and missing out on the basics are ways problem debt harms children now and in the future