I’ve missed a couple of weeks due to the collision of work commitments and an impending house move, but that means is that there is plenty of conscience kicking material stored up to get your cogs whirring.
I’ve just watched the final episode of the Channel 4 series 15000 Kids and Counting - the three part series that with unprecedented access to the child protection system revealed the whole adoption process through the eyes of birth parents, social workers, foster carers, adopters and of course the children themselves. Having worked in a child welfare charity I knew what to expect – but even so it was an emotional roller coaster. Continue reading
It’s been a busy week here at My Social Conscience. I spent two days working in-house at Macmillan Cancer Support, spent a morning volunteering at local charity Loveworks, I’ve been writing this blog and just to keep things interesting I’ve also been taking part in Vlog Every Day in April with Savvy Sexy Social. Phew! In the midst of all of that there’s been plenty of conscience kicking articles, videos and blogs that have caught my eye – so here’s my round up of the week’s best! Continue reading
This week has been an enlightening one. Prompted by a combination of events and discoveries, I embarked on some soul-searching and faced up to some uncomfortable truths about my relationships.
Good morning everyone! It’s bright and early on a Friday morning and it’s time for this week’s Conscience Kickers – a roundup of links to articles, blog posts, tweets and whatever else that has caught my attention and set my grey matter on fire… Continue reading
Roll-up, roll-up! Here’s a roundup of the news and views that pricked my conscience and got me to sit up and take notice this week: Continue reading
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