Kirstie Beaven takes a look at the myths and realities around boys and reading
Rebecca Fortey explores what messages come home in a five-year-old’s school reading book
Books can impact on us in ways we don’t expect. We take a few that have made their mark on readers as children and as adults.
Hayley Grove finds that revisiting childhood favourites can sometimes be a surprise
Even a three-year-old can pick out Elsa’s super-qualities. We walk you through it.
When Caroline Brimmer moved her family to the Lake District, she assumed outdoor play would come easily. But with only 21% of kids playing outside every day, turns out we all have a lot to learn.
Kids’ toy preferences do seem to split down gender lines. But where does it come from? And even when we think we are combatting gender divisions, are our own prejudices getting in the way?
Co-founder of GenNeu, Roanna Mottershead, explains why every boy needs a doll to play with.
Sonshine Magazine’s pick of clothes that don’t discriminate
Aisle after aisle in the shops tell the boys they are toxic, predators, that they can’t express any feeling except anger. They tell them that this is their value, not their caring nature, not their kindness, not their innate lovableness. Their aggression is their value. And alongside this, they tell them they are cleverer, more important, worth more. That they deserve more. That they are entitled to more.