Protests and social media blackouts have been taking place all over the world in reaction to the death of George Floyd, and as a result of the ongoing injustices faced by black people in America and here in the UK.
Protests die down and hashtags fade, therefore pressure on governments must remain strong to create real, long term change. And change starts with education.
Children’s books on racism are a wonderful tool for teaching equality during reading time. It makes perfect sense to combine stories with morality, because reading shapes the way we see the world.
I’ve compiled a list of kids’ books on racism that feature stories surrounding race, ethnicity and culture. They should help to educate children and open up conversations in the home — regardless of the race of the reader.
Ah, Christmas. Once the chaos of present buying is out of the way, it can be a golden opportunity for spending time with loved ones.
In particular, the festive period is often a great time to catch up with old friends. Is there someone you’re planning to meet who you haven’t seen in a while? Unsure of what to do together? Look no further…
Christmas is fun and everything, but the winter holidays can be hard and spending time with family can sometimes lead to fallouts. Cold and wet weather makes us all want to stay inside, our skin can get bad and our immune system drops.
To help you tackle any stress, skin issues and the never-ending bad weather I’ve recommended a few things worth investing in to make the winter holidays a little easier.
Unlike a surprise present or a spontaneous weekend away, financial surprises aren’t usually as nice and you’ll need to know how to save money to deal with them well. Whether it’s an urgent car repair, a broken boiler or a toilet leaking through the ceiling, not many of us can easily weather the cost of such events.
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For women, knowing how to save money can be a matter of personal safety, allowing you to quit a job with a creepy boss or escape a bad relationship without having to worry about the rent. Whatever the scenario, burst pipe or broken-down relationship, it is important to know what can you do to make sure you’re prepared — and what can you do if you’re not.