Creating magical memories with your family to bring in the New Year can be the perfect way to get creative as a family. We’re counting down our top 10 family party ideas to make sure you give your little ones a New Year to remember!   Create a New Year’sRead More →

Live Here Love Here has launched its third annual Healthy Oceans, Healthy Minds campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the benefits healthy marine environments offer our physical and mental wellbeing. A partnership with Belfast Harbour, Healthy Oceans, Healthy Minds boasts an impressive programme of events that seeks to connectRead More →

As we approach the end of summer, it can be easy for the family to veg on the sofa or fall into screen time at the evenings and weekends. Here are some budget friendly suggestions for family downtime together to make the most of the last week of the summerRead More →

Today, Wednesday 3 August, is national Playday. This day for play is celebrated across the UK with children, families and communities coming together to enjoy a day of fun. This year, the campaign theme – All to play for – highlights the importance of building play opportunities for all children.Read More →

Make a den in the garden to stay out of the sun for a little while and have fun reading a book together – a fun bright coloured story from ‘Uh Oh Milo!’ is perfect for younger children, and a great way to get conversations started with little people, aroundRead More →

With the heat rising across the country, let the cooling wetlands of WWT Castle Espie help bring your temperature down. While the kids play, make the most of shady walkways through peaceful reeds, sparkling ponds and tranquil lakes. And when your legs need a rest, how about chilling out withRead More →

Our kids’ generation is probably the most eco-aware we have known – even our very young kids are quickly becoming educated and aware of how important it is to protect the planet. Earth Day is a chance to bring the family together to make a positive contribution and, of course,Read More →

St Patrick’s Day Wreath Get the kids to make easy St Patrick’s Day wreaths. Start with a paper plate – cut a home in the middle to form the back of your garland, then get creative decorating it. You could cut shamrock shapes from green paper or card and glueRead More →

With growing concerns over children and young people’s mental health being effected by lockdown and their prolonged absence from school, this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week (February 1-7) has a particular resonance.  Here, former primary school teacher Laura Steele of education experts PlanBee has gathered together a week’s worth of fantastic FREE resources which parentsRead More →