Young carers sacrificing their futures for their loved-ones

Schools failing a generation of young carers sacrificing their futures for their loved-ones, says Barnardo’s

Schools are failing a generation of children who are sacrificing their futures to care for sick or disabled family members, Barnardo’s has found.

New research by the UK’s leading children’s charity shows how teachers are failing to identify and support children who are shouldering an extra burden as young carers by looking after their loved-ones.

As part of the research published today a YouGov poll found that 40 per cent of teachers were not confident they would be able to identify a young carer in their class.

More than a third of teachers surveyed thought there were young carers at their school who were not sufficiently supp...

Kids dream of becoming vloggers and animators

Move over doctors and teachers, kids today are dreaming of becoming vloggers and animators

Technology-focused jobs have topped a list of children’s dream future careers, according to a new survey of 4,000 Brits released today by O2, with nearly half of the children polled stating they’d like to pursue a career in the industry.  In contrast, today’s parents still aspire for their offspr...

All I want for Christmas is … no arguments over the children

The noise and jollity of Christmas – and its connotations as a ‘family’ celebration – can put an unwelcome strain on divorced or separated parents when it comes to working out where the children will spend the holidays, particularly if it’s the first time families have had to face the issue.

Rather than waiting for things to go wrong, and potentially ruining the magic of Christmas, advice from

Spend a night in LEGO® house

 

Airbnb has announced it is partnering with LEGO® to unveil a BRICKtacular Night At experience for all LEGO fans – a chance to sleep in the newly opened LEGO House! Master builders of all ages need to head to https://www.airbnb.com/night-at/lego-house to enter.

Airbnb has announced it is partnering with LEGO® to unveil a BRICKtacular Night At experience for all LEGO fans – a chance to sleep in the newly opened LEGO House! Mast...