Activism and Charities

A collection of blog posts supporting humanitarian and disability charities and social activism promoting justice, equality and peace

You can help make A Million Miracles

Today you can be part of making a million miracles happen and it’s just so simple really A Million Miracles The problem. Cataract – a…

What my sight means to me.

I have always had issues with my sight. I wore glasses from the age of 3 right up until last year. For about a year,…

The Happiest 5km on the Planet…..The Color Run

The color run is billed as the happiest 5k on the planet. At every km participants get doused head to toe in different colours. All…

If you have no one to buy a Mothers Day gift for please read this…

Mothers Day can be really hard if you have no one to buy a Mothers Day gift for. I don’t and it’s sad and if…

Team Honk is in Nottingham.. Here’s what we are up to.

The team honk baton has been travelling the country being passed from blogger to blogger. It is wending it’s way from Lands End to John…

Dec 13th is Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children

Don’t forget to wear your jumper on Christmas Jumper Day on 13 December and donate £1 to Save the Children at www.christmasjumperday.org If you don’t…

Change the Story: Children NEED to be Able to Read

Reading is a HUGE deal in my home. My kids read so much I have to tell them to put their books down so we…

The Rebuild Campaign. Are your childhood memories happy?

I was very lucky to have a happy childhood. This is a photo of me and my sister Tricia at my grandads house on our…

Being part of the What I See project

The what I see project I am so thrilled to have been asked to one of 100 women communicators be involved in the What I…

Community at Heart and Retired Greyhounds

Today – Retired Greyhounds Some companies like to support their local communities. SSE gives each of their 22,000 employees the opportunity to take a day…

Will you Host a Tea Party on June 21 to Help Children’s Dreams Come True?

  National children’s charity Dreams Come True is launching its new annual fundraising campaign Dream Tea  About Dreams Come True Dreams Come True is a…

My interview with Kuri Negenasa, an incredible Ethopian mum

This week several bloggers have gone to Ethiopia with World Vision as part of the Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign. As part of this…

THE #FOODFRONTLINE: Bloggers in Ethiopia.

I have know Jo from  Slummy Single Mummy for a while (ever since she beat in the MADS parenting awards about 4 years ago) she…

Celebrating Sightsavers & International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. Let’s celebrate our sisters across the globe Here at Baby Budgeting we would like to join with SightSavers in celebrating…

How to Support Bereaved Children on Mothers Day

How to Support Bereaved Children on Mothers Day   I miss my mum with my whole heart and I find Mother’s day very emotional.  I…

SightSavers: Restoring peoples sight

Giving back A lot of you may know I was really lucky and had the opportunity to review and experience corrective eye surgery through replacement…

The Power of the First Hour: Breastfeeding Saves Lives

Breastfeeding Saves Lives In developing countries mothers often don’t have access to healthcare professionals who can give them the support and advice we all need…

My postcard from Ghana from #TeamHonk on behalf of Comic Relief

Dear Becky How lovely.  Beautiful babies having vaccines. Diarrhoea accounts for 10% of deaths among Ghana’s under-fives. Rotavirus, which causes gastroenteritis, can lead to severe…

There is enough food for everyone IF… (please read this)

There is enough food for everyone IF There is enough food in the world for everyone but not everyone in the world has enough food.…

Making Space for a Brand New Year

I think one resolution we can all keep is to make some space in our lives for this brand new year. After the excesses of…