Why Dad’s should take leave

Why Dad’s should take leave? It’s very easy for women and the media to be critical of dads’ input at home. After all, British fathers only spend 24 minutes caring for children for every hour done bymothers making UK parents officially the worst in the developed world at sharing their childcare responsibilities, according to the Fatherhood Institute’s Fairness In Families…

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Thinking of volunteering after the holidays

Thinking of volunteering after the holidays – the kids will be back to school all too soon and you might have a few hours free during the week to help a local family. Ways to volunteer Home-Start has 18,500 volunteers, working in 280 Home-Starts right across the UK and in British Forces bases in Germany…

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Facebook to the rescue!

Facebook to the rescue, recently on Facebook someone appealed for help and one of our former families mentioned us..this is what she said about us!  “Don’t know where you are in the world but in the uk there is a great charity called Homestart. They helped me loads. It’s for single parents experiencing isolation. When…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day – Pledge for Parity Take the next step, turn purpose into action Share #PledgeForParity with colleagues, friends and followers Encourage others to pledge and help accelerate gender parity within their own sphere of influence. TWITTER FACEBOOK LINKEDIN EMAIL Run your own #PledgeForParity campaign One of the most powerful ways you can influence…

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