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Keeping your children safe online

2nd April 2020

Keeping your children safe online can be difficult. The kids are home from school and you’re all confined to the house. What a nightmare! Until the schools are open again, your child will likely be spending a lot of time...

The best day of my week is Monday

20th March 2020

By Paul Fox, Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer We have more in common “I used to think of Monday’s as my payback day but now I look forward to it as one of the best days of the week.” My new...

Doorstep Library’s journey to the Charity Film Awards

5th March 2020

By Daisy Church, Assistant Producer of  Media Trust Volunteer Films Doorstep Library’s journey to the Charity Film Awards is well and truly underway. Their volunteer film, made as part of Media Trust’s #VolunteerFilms project, is officially through to the Charity...

Start reading early – share stories with your baby

19th February 2020

You can never start reading too early. At Doorstep Library, we are firm believers that you are never too young to enjoy a book. That’s why our home reading sessions actively involve all members of the family. Our youngest participant...

Playing with your baby is good for their brain development

4th February 2020

By Emma Motherwell, NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Playing with your baby is good for their brain development. For many parents and carers, singing and playing with their baby is just about enjoying the time with their little one. However, these...

Volunteer to read with children this New Year

8th January 2020

Is volunteering one of your New Year’s resolutions? It’s been high on your ‘to-do’ list but by the time you look at the calendar another year has flown by. Don’t worry, it’s never too late! If sharing the magic of...