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Family Monsters Project

Managing family tensions at Christmas 

Christmas is a time many of us look forward to for a variety of reasons.  It could be due to time off work, the promise…

How to bring Christmas to your kitchen this festive season 

Sweet treats and Christmas go hand in hand. You can make some rewarding recipes with little effort, some willing helpers…

Jane’s story: The challenge of living far away from ageing parents

Christmas is a time for coming together with family and loved ones but that can be hard as those close…

Sam’s Story: How a box of bright balloons was the best Christmas present ever

There’s a lot of pressure on parents to ensure Christmas is magical for their children, and many of us can…

Managing Children’s Expectations of Christmas 

No family is an island and children are exposed to a range of views about what Christmas should mean to…

Save money and get crafty this Christmas  

There’s something truly special about the act of giving and sharing at this time of the year, so here we…

What we have lined up for ‘Families at Christmas’

Our Chief Executive David Holmes CBE introduces our festive blog series and talks about what we have in store for…

A thank you to our grandmas, grandpas, nans, grandads, grannies, and grandpops

Here at Family Action, we have a holistic approach to helping families – supporting every generation from babies, children and…

The research behind our work supporting families facing pressures

Now that the school summer holidays are over and children are back at school, our Chief Executive David Holmes CBE talks…