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  • Blog

    Volunteering on a wave

    Scott Roberts, from our media team, writes about volunteering with the Wave Project - a Barnardo's See, Hear, Respond referral partner who we have been working with during the pandemic.  

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    White privilege - a guide for parents

    One of the many things ‘white privilege’ means is that there are issues and topics that white people often don’t have to think about, including the realities of racism. We can’t control our ethnicity - but being more conscious of how racism does and doesn’t affect other people helps us to make things fairer for everyone in society.

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    International Literacy Day

    Tuesday September 8 is International Literacy Day, and is a great opportunity to talk to your child about their reading and writing skills.

  • Blog

    A schedule for motherhood

    One of our Barnardo’s adopters - blogger and mother, notafictionalmum - writes about her journey through adoption, how their lives changed and the challenges and privileges of being a mum. 

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    Responding to an Emergency

    Martin Crewe explains how Barnardo's Scotland responded quickly and effectively to the Covid-19 emergency. 

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    Design a face covering to raise money for Barnardo’s

    Does your child enjoy getting creative with colour and design? Would they like their designs to be featured on a face covering that raises money for Barnardo’s? Enter our design competition for a chance to win your artwork on a limited edition face covering.