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  • 24 February 2017 / Events / General / Pancake Day

    Shrove Tuesday, the Christian festival marking the start of Lent, is often referred to as Pancake Day here in the UK. Although it represents the last day for…

  • 20 February 2017 / Families / Family Advice / General

    Understanding how to communicate with teenagers is a skill most parents learn as they go along. It is arguably even more difficult to grasp when the teenager is…

  • 14 February 2017 / Events / Families / General

    Keeping children occupied for an entire week can be a difficult task for parents. With February half term around the corner, we’ve gathered a few activities that could…

  • 8 February 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Children / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    The ability to motivate a child is one of the many skills you’ll develop as a foster carer. It gives the child drive and confidence to help them…

  • 6 February 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Type ‘fostering’ into a Google search and the top results will be to local authority or government websites. However, independent fostering agencies (IFAs) – agencies like Perpetual –…

  • 31 January 2017 / Families / Family Advice / Foster Caring

    Welcoming your foster child into your home isn’t going to be as easy as simply opening your door. You need to treat him like any other child but…

  • 12 January 2017 / Advice for young people / Foster Children / Fostering news

    They say that music is a universal language. Regardless of where you are from or what your background, a good melody is something that everyone can enjoy and…

  • 3 January 2017 / General / News

    Popularly billed as either a “miracle” solution for involuntarily childless couples or as a “step too far” that should be halted in its tracks, surrogacy is becoming big…

  • 31 December 2016 / Christmas / Events / General

    New Year’s Eve: Children’s Quiz Questions (and answers!) Looking for something to keep the kids entertained this New Year’s Eve? Try this children’s quiz. With questions on everything…

  • 27 December 2016 / Christmas / Events / General

    If you’re planning a trip to the theatre this Christmas, look no further: this guide to the country’s best plays and pantomimes will sort you out before you…

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