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Peter Grigg of The Children’s Society talks #SeriouslyAwkward

  As Director of External Affairs, Peter Grigg leads The Children’s Society’s campaigning, policy and research work including the Seriously Awkward campaign, for which I am a proud ambassador. Peter, like me, is a father to two children. He has more than ten years’ experience in the charity sector and a dedicated policy campaigner committed

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Live LAGOM; living sustainably with help from Ikea

I’ve written previously about my desire to lead a greener life. Before I had kids, life was less hectic and I had money to spare. I could spend time ripping the plastic windows out of envelopes before putting them in the recycling and finding the money to purcahse more expensive eco-friendly products was easy. It’s

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The relaunched All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood has been relaunched. I was fortunate to attend the relaunch event at the House of Commons. During the session, the Group’s chair, David Lammy MP, made a couple of bold promises and a fascinating research project was unveiled. I appreciate that many readers may not be aware of

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Proud to be #SeriouslyAwkward. Are you?

  Some years ago I attended a job interview. It was for a media officer’s job with The Children’s Society. I say media officer, this was such a long time ago it was probably what was then referred to as a press officer role. The media has moved on such a lot in the intervening

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Rainbow Trust ‘Big Hour’ campaign

Rainbow Trust is a magnificent charity that provides support to families that have a child with a life-threatening condition. A few months ago I published this post about Craig Snow and his daughter Alisia, who was given a one in ten chance of survival at birth but is now two year’s old. It showed the

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