For more than four decades Mary Berry CBE has brought her unfussy and stress-free approach to cooking and baking into our homes, endearing her into our hearts. Discover the dishes that Mary cooks for family and friends throughout the year, whether it’s a casual get-together or a full-on celebration feast… PUY LENTILRead More →

Fact File Names:Vicki & Mac Ferguson From: Aberdeenshire Kids: Ollie (9) & Harry (6) Job: Founders of the Marvellous Adventure Club   Having a bath in the woods, sending a balloon piloted by two Lego® figures into space or crossing the ocean in a toy pirate ship… surely just theRead More →

Despite the constant warnings from parents, teachers, charities and the police about staying safe when using the Internet, this summer a survey of 2,000 children revealed that almost a third of children aged eight to 13 have given out personal details, such as what school they go to, their emailRead More →

Interview by Nadia Duncan Returning to our screens for a second series this October, acclaimed kids’ TV show Pablo is the brainchild of Co. Down-based production company, Paper Owl Films, and is centred around the adventures of Pablo – a fun, smart and curious five-year-old boy with autism. Now aRead More →

By Alan Meban “Be sure your sins will find you out” was an oft-repeated mantra of my mother’s. Throughout my childhood, the phrase would be uttered whenever I’d been caught doing something wrong, or when her maternal early-warning radar suspected something untoward was happening, and also at random intervals toRead More →

Long gone are the days when you had to carve out turnips because no one knew what a pumpkin was – never mind finding a supermarket that sold them! Whether you’re throwing a Halloween Hoolie for the entire neighbourhood, or just want to impress trick or treaters coming to yourRead More →

This October we are loving… Maleficent Make-Up & Hair The team at Mad Beauty have created beautifully designed additions to their ‘Never Too Old’ adult Disney range with the cruelly fabulous Villains and it’s about time these wicked beauties received the recognition they deserve. This just launched range includes Villains Eyeshadow Palette (£14.99)Read More →

The Department of Health has published a draft Action Plan for mental health services and support for children and young people in Northern Ireland. The plan is in response to recommendations contained in a report by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY). The ‘Still Waiting’ reportRead More →