Monday, 24 April 2017
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  • Parents’ Opinion: A Stop To Smacking

    A new survey on behalf of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People has revealed that the majority of people here (63%) now support children being legally protected from hitting, smacking and assault. . More..

  • Mi Car Safety Hero

    When it comes to child safety, parents and caregivers instinctively do their upmost to protect their children and ensure that they are never in high risk situations. So why is it, according to research*, that 33 per cent of parents across Europe have take. More..

  • The Popular Vote

    On March 2, parents were heading to polling stations across the country to cast their votes deciding who would form our next government.... More..

  • Presence in Play

    Many of us find the demands of family life daunting and overwhelming. The task of raising children is not easy and the stakes are high. Here, Amber Hatch explains how mindfulness can enhance our playtime and help foster a deeper connection…. More..

  • Is Age Really Just A Number?

    In December, rock icon Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time, at the age of 73, to baby boy Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger. . More..

  • How Digital Technology Can Help Families Living Apart

    Legal expert Michelle Crilly discusses why the digital age, despite some glitches, has actually been a blessing for families who live apart.... More..

  • Is 'Sharenting' Bad Parenting?

    New research has revealed that almost three quarters of people (71%) think parents post too much information about their children on social media. . More..

  • The Greatest Gifts

    A haul of presents is a delight for your child, but the festive season is also a time to encourage generosity and embrace the true spirit of Christmas…Giving.. More..

  • Making It Work

    Ni4kids delves deeper in our quest for the holy grail of a happy work and home life… . More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: The Death of the Dinner Table?

    A new survey has revealed that families sitting together for an evening meal is slowly becoming a tradition of the past. We wanted to find out if parents agreed with the survey results and were feeling afraid about the death of the family dinner table… . More..

  • Major overhaul of family courts could achieve better outcomes for children

    In his first media interview since the publication of a 250-page draft Family Justice Report, Lord Justice Gillen reveals to Lindsay Fergus from Detail Data that a cultural change is needed so more families reach agreement outside of court.... More..

  • Protecting Generation Internet

    This global platform for information dissemination provides an invaluable source for our children to learn, have fun and expand their horizons. But what of the dangers asks Brian Patterson?. More..

  • Beware of hidden dangers lurking in your home

    Dr Lyndsey Thompson warns of the five most common household items that could be a safety hazard to your child.... More..

  • Dishing the dirt on raising a healthy child

    Ni4kids' editor Nadia Duncan quizzes the authors of a new book which may change your entire perspective on what it means to be clean…. More..

  • How to stay legal with your choice of child car seat.

    Rosemary Leech, an Inspector of Road Policing with the PSNI gives us an important reminder about child car seat safety legislation. . More..






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