Singer Paloma Faith has released a Christmas single, Silent Night, in recognition of UK midwives and their tireless work around the festive period. Featuring the Pampers #ThankYouMidwife choir of influencers, her version is also the soundtrack to Pampers’ new Christmas TV ad. For every download £1 will be donated toRead More →

Young children spend twice as long looking at screens as they do playing outside, a study has found. By the time they reach the age of seven, children will have been looking at screens for the equivalent of 456 days – an average of four hours every day. But justRead More →

A new children’s book, Fairer Tales: Princesses Doing it for Themselves is hoping to help tackle the financial gender gap by showing that women can achieve their goals independently. Award-winning author Emma Dodd has reimagined the tales of three beloved fairy tale heroines, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Rapunzel who use theirRead More →

Anti-Bullying Week takes place in November (12-16) and a new way of monitoring and recording bullying in Scottish schools has been introduced this autumn, making it easier for teachers to identify trends and address the problem. Updated guidance is being issued to schools and local authorities, setting out how toRead More →

The SelfieLeave Bill, which will extend the right to shared parental leave to self-employed people (who are ineligible under current rules) has been gathering support this autumn as stars from the music and entertainment industry gathered outside parliament to support the second reading of the “Shared Parental Leave and Pay (Extension)”Read More →

Getting kids to bed, doing the weekly food shop and meal times have all been named on a list of parents’ biggest stress triggers. A study of 2,000 mums and dads found the daily worries which put parents on edge also include bath time, getting homework finished and keeping screenRead More →

Young people will have the opportunity to become Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths mentors as part of a new programme to help inspire their younger counterparts to study STEM. A new Young STEM Leaders Programme, which will be run by the Scottish Schools Education Research Centre (SSERC) in partnership withRead More →