September Collection It’s hot. It’s cold. It’s lukewarm. It’s amazingly hot again. No, I’m not talking about another Love Island recoupling (oh how I miss that show). I’m talking about the dilemmas of September dressing! The children are going back to school and the weather suggests that summer is farRead More →

William Thompson, Head of Consumer Banking NI, Bank of Ireland UK believes it’s time to teach our kids the facts of life…about money! According to the Money Advice Service, over half of parents say they find it hard to talk to their children about money, yet 57 per cent* agreeRead More →

Rebecca Reid, author and mum-of-four from Bangor is wondering where YOU go after mummyhood… This is one for the mamas out there. It’s one thing to be lucky enough to get pregnant and watch, and experience, your body grow and change with every passing month, but what we so seldomRead More →

Summertime brings the hope of sunshine, even if sporadic in nature. Whether you plan to holiday abroad or stay at home, it is important that you take measures to protect yourself and your family from the damage that sun can cause. The sun’s rays are made up of UVA (Ultraviolet A) andRead More →

Summertime and the living is easy… Says who? If you are one of those rare women who is beach-ready and perfectly groomed all year round, requiring little more than a spritz of Clarins Eau Dynamisante before jetting off on holiday then  don’t bother reading this article. If not, you’ve come to the right place… In spite of having taken an afternoon off to getRead More →

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects around one in five people in the UK. You can develop IBS at any age, but first symptoms usually occur between the ages of 20 and 30. Women are twice as likely to get it as men. It’s not clear what causesRead More →

Spring Collection Apparently, it is fashion’s hottest craze so maybe my days of fashion commentary are well and truly over… I mean, is it me or is the new trend for mini-me dressing more than a little bit creepy? With a 14-year-old style-conscious daughter in the house, nothing is safe;Read More →

Is it me or are we a bit late embracing the new season? Possibly due to the ‘Beast From The East’ tightening its icy grip on the country followed by Emmageddon whose presence did bring one benefit – the sating of our carb cravings in the form of an actual bread shortage! Anyway,Read More →

Rebecca Reid, local author and mum-of-four, helps her kids find their groove… Ever noticed how, without knowing it or even meaning to influence it, your kids turn out to have their very own individual styles? This was never my intention. I have never been one of those mums who wantsRead More →

Rebecca Reid, local author and mum-of-four has had enough of sickie tummies, runny noses and sleepless nights… Everyone knows that there are two terrible things that can occur when you have children. 1) You accidently lose one (like the time they wandered off in Tesco, or decided it was funnyRead More →

Threadworms are extremely common in school age children – it is estimated that up to 50 per cent of children less than 10 years of age may be infected. They are very easy to transmit from one child to another and require meticulous hygiene measures for up to six weeksRead More →

When children return to school after the holidays we often see a real uplift in requests for advice on detection and treatment of the dreaded head lice! Head lice are tiny grey/brown, wingless insects and are the size of a pinhead when hatched and of a sesame seed when fully grown.Read More →