Setting the kids up with a bit of cash ready for when they become adults is a task facing most parents, and investing on a 15 or 20 year view comes with its own challenges. This week Shares investigates the really big, long-term themes that you should think about, and we reveal several suitable investment options that might sit comfortably in, say, a Junior ISA. We also scan the latest trading updates and find a surprise in the number of profit warnings, and there's the rebirth of popular retail investor oil explorer, Gulf Keystone. Plus there's investment trusts, funds, Money Matters and hot news off the small caps press, and our usual markets stats and facts, best investment ideas and much more.