I would be the first to admit that I would roll my eyes when anyone starts to tell me some lengthy story about a new gadget they bought. More..
Getting the pom poms out was necessary, in fact not even necessary but essential! More..
Despite having four boys Ni4kids columnist Grace McGurk has reservations about the true meaning of 'Mother's Day'. More..
Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la. More..
This month, our columnist gets to grip with flatpack furniture More..
The countdown is on, and before anyone thinks it’s the countdown to Christmas you would actually be mistaken, surprisingly, although it has been mentioned once or twice in the past week. More..
Nik4ids columnist Grace McGurk is realising that the back to school shopping list doesn't end just because the kids are back at school... More..
This month, Grace extols the virtues of Castlewellan Forest Park More..
It was just a normal evening in the McGurk household, dinner had been eaten and the dishes cleared away. The boys and I were relaxing in front of the television; they were watching The Simpsons, one of my least favourite programmes, so I was on Facebook. More..
Over the years raising four sons I have often heard the words “I’m bored.” I am sure many mothers and fathers would agree that this seems to roll off their children’s tongues very easily, and generally comes after little or no investigation on their part More..
The main topic of conversation in my house is football, not too surprising really since I have four sons. Ben is not a fan and prefers to have a hockey stick in his hand, but even taking him out of the equation, in fact if it was just the twin’s conversa More..
I am ever so slightly excited that spring has sprung, the evenings are lighter, the temperature is creeping up and gardens are beginning to show the signs of new life. More..
Grace McGurk explains....With having four sons rather than daughters, I think I would be excused for believing that there would be no drama around the issue of hairstyles or haircuts. More..
Another year has come and gone, I think it is said that when the time seems to pass quicker it’s a sign of getting older. More..
The commercial Christmas mayhem has hit, this seems earlier and harder hitting than last year, but then I think I say that every year. Santa lists have been made, although changed, or rather added to on a daily basis. More..
by Grace McGurk