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Culture & Roots

  • Single Mothers In China

    Single Mothers In China

    China is a patriarchal society which places a huge emphasis on familial and Confucian values. This is most visible in the traditional family dinner which consists of three main dishes and a soup –… Read more

  • Knowing our Cultural Identity

    Knowing our Cultural Identity

    Everyone has a cultural and family identity. This influences how we see the world, how we interact with others and what we define as important. We want our children to have a confident and… Read more

  • Black History Month

    Black History Month

    We are celebrating Black History Month by recognising and valuing the impact of inspirational black people who have helped turn the UK into the diverse and unique country that it is today. Watch stories… Read more

  • Mixed Heritage Families

    Mixed Heritage Families

    What is Mixed Heritage? 'Mixed heritage' is the fastest growing ethnic minority group in Britain today, children where the mother and father are of different races. A high number of mixed heritage children are… Read more

  • West Indian Culture

    West Indian Culture

    'Out of many people, One Culture’ – West Indian Culture - A way of life. “Out of many, one people” - the motto of the Jamaican national flag, sums up the diversity of cultures… Read more

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) Single Parents

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) Single Parents

    Anyone with their eyes open will be aware of the wonderful diversity of family life within Britain that mixes culture, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexuality. This diversity can be a rich soil for raising… Read more

  • Celebrate Hanukkah! | Jewish Holiday

    Celebrate Hanukkah! | Jewish Holiday

    The Festival of Lights Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday celebrated in November/December every year. One of the famous ways in which Hanukkah is observed is by lighting… Read more

  • Poem about Back Home in the Caribbean

    Poem about Back Home in the Caribbean

    Back Home I long to feel that cool cool breeze As I think every day of small island life With breadfruit, mango and banana trees And men picking coconuts at such great heights Local… Read more

  • Lone Mothers of Mixed Race Children - Case Study

    Lone Mothers of Mixed Race Children - Case Study

    Lone mothers of Mixed Racial and Ethnic Children: Then and Now is a case study by Dr Chamion Caballero, Families & Social Capital Research Group, London South Bank University, in collaboration with Single Parent… Read more