The blog is also going to be where we can invite like-minded organisations and individuals to send in their own suggestions. We also comment on other like minded organisations the world only, who are involved in similar messages as VIP.
If we can inspire youngsters to play simply yet creatively, we can stimulate hobbies and interests in each and every one, that stay with them, as they grow and enter into the big commercial world.
The Global Orphan Foundation is getting involved in Girl’s self-esteem issues. They have recently started the ‘Camp My Moment’ to bring together young ladies from Nicaraguan orphanages to start encouraging leadership skills and good future decisions. The camp has team … Read more
Communication is the real work of leadership. Through talking & listening we can begin to start leading projects forward.
This is our film. We are VIP Produced by Rachel Collingwood Filmed and directed by Coky Giedroyc and Drew Sutton Additional editing by Steve Watson. Thanks to all our contributors. Do send us in your own videos telling us of … Read more
Budding Stem Started in 2014, Budding Stem was created by Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole using a Kickstarter Campaign. Stem stands for Science, Technology, engineering and maths. The line of clothing was created when the 2 mothers couldn’t find what … Read more
Gather the flowers, but spare the buds. Let the buds alone, so they can grow into flowers which you can gather.
On her website, Ariana Grande is selling a lot of merchandise with the word Dangerous on it . Is this a word we want young girls to associate themselves with? Maybe courageous and smart but dangerous? m The definition … Read more
A danger foreseen, is a danger avoided. If you can see danger in a situation ahead of time, you can side step it.
Modern Dolls We love Lammily dolls but are not convinced if you really need a Period Party kit BUT I am sure it has a place in a teenagers development and understanding of her menstrual cycle. Lammily introduce their special … Read more
The human body is a work of Art. The make up and design of our bodies is incredibly engineered.
Boredom lies within. If you claim you are bored, that means you are a boring person!
What children want from Grown Ups is not to spend hours playing games online but listening time and interaction from their favourite adults. Erika Christakis’ book, The Importance of Being Little,is about this very subject. She suggests that adults need … Read more
We sit in the mud and ….. reach for the stars. From the very basic playing, we find our future dreams.
Children and Nature We stumbled across this organisation called www.childrenandnature.org , the other day. They are based in the US and this is what they do. Vision A world in which all children play, learn and grow … Read more
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. Playing brings out your personality.
What is the real meaning of Easter A couple of years ago, a survey conducted in the UK amongst children showed some shocking results about their understanding of Easter, A large percentage of children though the Tortoise and the … Read more
There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. The two celebrations are so closely intwined, we could not have one without the other.
U S Girl Empowerment Clubs and Organisations In the USA there are a plethora of websites and groups where you can join up and get involved in GIRL POWER and more and more popular is mentoring www.mygirltalk .org … Read more
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Don’t force thoughts onto children, but show them how to make their own opinions.
FIRST NEWS This is the only national newspaper for children in the UK and is now an online news channel for teens and kids. The channel films reports with children, for children, about children! Sarah and Steve Thomson … Read more
Politics is the art of the possible. The way to change things in the world.
How to live in the moment and stop worrying … Young children naturally emulate their parents. If a child’s parents go through life with a cheerful manner, then they will learn how to copy this behaviour. Similarly and most … Read more
Don’t miss the sun today, working about the rain coming tomorrow. Live each day moment by moment.
POVERTY in THE UK There are higher child death rates/obesity and ill health than in most of Europe according to a report 2017, UK children have their health in jeopardy. UK children are better off in terms of health … Read more
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit. No-one deserves to be poor.
International Women’s Day What is the meaning of this day, celebrated each year on the 8th of March? It was started in the 1900s when 15,000 women marched through New York City asking for voting rights, better pay and … Read more
A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot. Women have many many talents!
What do you want to be when you grow up? The most popular 5 careers for women, recorded by a UK newspaper in February this year, were primarily in the public sector, in roles such as doctors, nurses, teachers, … Read more
Don’t just teach children how to count, Teach them what counts most. Show children what is most important in their lives.