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.
Are there profound differences in dietary patterns between European children and UK children? Recent studies show, that if a soft drink is made available during meals OR no parental role models are present, these factors affect which type of … Read more
Before you worry about the beauty of your body, worry about the health of your body
New Steps In August, this year Mothercare were slammed for their Nature Explorer collection for girls featuring floral patterns and slogans using words like ‘confetti’ and ‘sparkle’. Their Space Oddity collection geared towards the boys, showed planets and … Read more
I would rather trust a woman’s instinct than a man’s reason.
Lammily go from strength to strength Lammily dolls are continuing to develop their figures and clothing on a fast level. Their range of clothing is innovative and inspirational. Your Lammily girl doll can be an artist, professor, firefighter, … Read more
The human body is the best work of art.
Practise like you’ve never won, Perform like you’ve never lost.
RUGGER Today on the news it was stated by academics that “Tackling and scrums should be banned in school rugby, to protect children from the risk of concussion and later brain damage”. They urged the UK’s chief medical officers to … Read more
Written by Maurice Sendak in 1963, the classic drawings and words of ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, have been read to an enormous range of children all over the world and is translated into 32 languages. The book was … Read more
I am following my dreams, to prove my nightmares wrong. Remember to think about the good things in life, not focus on the bad things that could happen.
Lord of the Flies …All Girls The 1954 novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is to be adapted by Scott McGehee and David Siegel. They have signed a deal with Warner Brothers to remake the novel but … Read more
We did everything adults would do. What went wrong? This is a line from Lord of the Flies
Digital Childhood and the IPad Generations Children and their preferred choices of entertainment has certainly changed in the years. The new generation use the internet considerably more than the TV and OFCOM has reported that the usage of online … Read more
Cars did not kill off horses. Digital publishing will not kill off books. Books are still very much in demand, even when you can read online everything.
Its not about the facility; its about changing kid’s lives. The facility is just the tool. The actual activity is not the main focus, the focus is how the children learn and develop through it.
As VIP becomes a registered and official charity, we are ready to release our statement of who we are and what we are going to do to help in the UK. Our website has been updated to include our … Read more
Body Issues in Children Body awareness and body issues are starting earlier and earlier in children in the UK Children as young as 3 have voiced their own body worries and 4 years old know about how to … Read more
The human body is the best work of art. How we are put together and function is an amazing thing in itself.
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.
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.