New Lottie Animation Delivers Positive Message to Girls #BeBold #BeBrave #BeYou


New Lottie Animation Delivers Positive Message to Girls   Arklu, the company behind Lottie, the childlike fashion doll that aims to empower young children through play, has released a new stop-motion animation that takes the hammer to limiting stereotypes, challenges toxic beauty ideals and celebrates everything a girl can be, sending a resounding message that ‘Every Girl’s a Superhero’. The video opens with three hard-hitting messages that inspire girls to #BeBold, #BeBrave, #BeYou, before launching into a series of girls {Read More}

Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

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Title: Midnight Crossroad  (Midnight, Texas #1) Author: Charlaine Harris Publication Date: 08 May 2014 Synopsis: The brand new bestselling series from Charlaine Harris: Everything begins at Midnight. From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a new, darker world – populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that’s how the locals prefer it? Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time inhabitants, located at the {Read More}

Almost nine in 10 drops their mobile phone each month, finds survey

Tech21 – December 13: Some 90 per cent of us drop our mobile phone every month, and it appears that a few of us are really unlucky with as many as six accidental phone drops a month, a study claims. The study also found that 25% have broken their phones thanks to unforeseen contact with water and a further 25% disabled their phones by damage caused by dirt and dust. When it comes to repairs one in 5 are content {Read More}

Club Penguin Champions Real World Environmental Change Though Online Play

In Celebration of Earth Month, Players Learn About Endangered Animals and Play in the Virtual Environments They are Helping to Protect London, United Kingdom, April 19th – Club Penguin is celebrating Earth Month this year with the launch of new activities allowing players to learn through role play about endangered species and declining habitats. These in-world activities align with the real-world environmental efforts Club Penguin supports – allowing kids to impact social change through play. Now – April 25th players {Read More}

So, UK kids think Simon Cowell invented the Internet…

Research reveals the truth about children’s perceptions of the internet Research released today by internet safety expert Trend Micro reveals that nearly a quarter of children aged 7-16 years think that the World Wide Web was invented by the late Steve Jobs or co-creator of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg. While one in ten, and a quarter of those aged seven, believe music mogul Simon Cowell is responsible for the birth of the web– with a further one in ten seven year olds {Read More}


Chocs away – treats that keep on giving courtesy of Universal Pictures (UK) This Easter tuck into treats children can cherish forever with Universal’s NEW collection of children’s DVDs which are set to pack the spring holidays with laughter and learning. The Universal Easter Collection features four titles full of fun and laughter – showing off the best in CBeebies classics and CGI animation. There’s something to keep everyone amused, from pre-school favourite, Everything’s Rosie, to the crime-fighting Rastamouse, as {Read More}

The Love Stone & Live Twitter Clinic

Love is in the air, and in the belly… 90 per cent of women put on weight when they settle down with a long term partner, with the average female gaining 16 lbs, a new survey has revealed. The study showed that a 56 per cent majority started to gain weight four to six months into the relationship; with most citing that this was when they reached the ‘comfy’ period. Of the 1000 women surveyed by weight management company LighterLife, {Read More}