Brows on Fleek?
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Image Created by Laverna Ellis – Cherished Supporter My gosh it consumes us doesn’t it? We are obsessed with body image. If we aren’t scrolling Instagram wishing we had that deep tan, those pearly whites and the tiniest waist on earth, … Read More

Mentoring Messy Play
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  Many people think of messy play as an activity that’s reserved solely for younger children particularly those in infant or nursery school. While it’s true it is great for younger children in helping them develop important skills like mark making, … Read More

Working Together for Change
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We work with some AMAZING partner organisations who help support the work that we do across Birmingham. We would like to introduce you to Hayley who runs Relax Kids Sutton Coldfield. We believe massively in the importance of helping children … Read More

Groomed
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Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and Grooming are difficult subjects to talk about. Whilst a final year student at university, our safeguarding lectures that covered both topics had the caveat that if a student felt they needed to pop out and … Read More

If Only
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Upon reflection it is so easy to think ‘If only.’ If only I knew what was happening wasn’t right. If only I had said no. If only I could have talked to family or friends. If only I didn’t have … Read More

Bullying Poem
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I don’t like those bullies, the ones at school; Every single day they make me feel and look a fool. I dread each day, it’s tough to face; Everyday I am here, I just want out of this place. Where … Read More

Considering Volunteering
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Then I first became involved with Cherished in my third year of studying for a degree in “Working with Children, Young People and Families” Newman university. I’d already completed a placement with Samaritans, but wanted to change direction as I … Read More

Being a Volunteer at Cherished
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Empowerment of women and children is something close to my heart and when I met Hannah at the age of 14, she helped nourish and grow this passion through mentoring. She explored my gifts of being a leader and guided … Read More

Cherish Your Heart
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Cherish your heart, cherish your dream; protect your heart from those whom you do not want it to be seen.   Follow your goals,follow your life’s aims; whatever your life story, do not feel any shame.   Use your voice, … Read More

Blossom Bunting
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Hey guys! So a couple of weeks ago at blossom we had a wonderful woman come in and help us all make different bunting flags. Bunting is a piece of cord with triangle flags attached to it. Once everyone had … Read More

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