Meet the Parents episode 29: Good causes

Tim, Amie and Emma (Island Living 365) talk about the Bloggers For Refugees and Blogger Beating Cancer campaigns, and Tim reports back from the Inventors Workshop for toy and game start-ups.

Show notes & links

Bloggers for Refugees

Here’s the ‘It Could Have Been Me’ Save the Children advert Amie mentioned.

Amie’s blog post Refugees – should we care?

Blogger for Refugees Facebook group

Map of donation drop off points around the UK, including which camp they’re supporting, what they need et cetera. See also

Check out the CalAid website for further information or to donate goods via their Winter Gift List. To donate money, click here

Find out more about the Clever Fox book project.


Emma’s blog post Bloggers Beating Cancer and Sarah’s (Mumzilla) Huffington Post entry.

Emma has also written about the campaign over on BritMums.

Donation page

Inventors Workshop

Tim writes about his day at the Inventors Workshop.

Check out previous podcast episodes to listen to Tim’s interviews with Gillian Logan (Skinny Sketcher), Frances Cain (A Girl For All Time) and Rena Nathanson (Bananagrams).

You can find this week’s team on their blogs and across social media:

Amie: Blog: Finding Our Feet – Twitter – Facebook  – InstagramPinterest

Tim: Blog: Slouching towards Thatcham – Twitter – FacebookInstagramPinterestYouTubeGoogle+

Emma: Blog: Island Living 365 – Twitter – Instagram – Pinterest


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