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Kids Create Online Games And Characters To Smash Gender Stereotypes

A teacher who became increasingly concerned about the gender stereotypes portrayed in online games for kids decided to do something about it. Faye Ellis, director of digital technology at Thomas’s Clapham primary school found that many games targeted specifically at girls included scenarios where they had to dress up characters for a “date” or change their appearance…

Duchess Of Cambridge Praises ‘Extraordinary’ Work Of Staff And Volunteers For Children’s Hospice Week

The Duchess Of Cambridge recorded a message of support for families of children with terminal illnesses to mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week. She praised the “extraordinary” work of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to comfort and support families with children who have life-limiting conditions. “For any parent, being told your child may have a…

Holly Willoughby And Phillip Schofield Launch ‘Be Kind’ Campaign On ‘This Morning’ To Tackle Bullying

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield have kicked off their ‘Be Kind’ campaign on ‘This Morning’ to spread an anti-bullying message. The TV presenters launched the campaign on Wednesday 15 March with the aim of raising awareness of the issue and offering parents advice from experts. They were encouraged to start the initiative by the huge response the…

Mum Judged For ‘Babying’ Son After He Got Hit In Face, Pens Important Message About Boys’ Mental Health

A mum who was scolded for “babying” her son after a basketball hit him in the face, has written an important reminder to parents about boys’ mental health. Jaime Primak Sullivan, from the US, explained that her eight-year-old son Max welled up after a ball hit him during a basketball game. She instantly got up…

Scarlet Fever Signs And Symptoms In Children: Cases Reach Highest Levels In March And April

Scarlet fever cases in children can increase during spring, so it’s important parents know what to look out for.  The condition, sometimes referred to as “scarlatina”, is a bacterial infection that most commonly affects children between the ages of two and eight. “It’s not uncommon to see more cases of scarlet fever during winter and…

Jaco Steals The Show On BBC Breakfast While Raising Awareness Of Autism With His Dad Richard Mylan

Richard Mylan and his son Jaco are on a mission to raise awareness about the common but often misunderstood condition, autism.  And if the response to their BBC Breakfast appearance, on Thursday 27 April, is anything to go by, they’re well on their way to achieving their aim. Jaco, 11, appeared alongside his father to…

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