The school summer holidays are now just a distant happy memory so are you already dreaming of your next great break away? These staycation hotel heroes are offering some scarily good half-term and beyond deals which will have your little monsters screaming with delight…     ROE PARK RESORT: UNWINDRead More →

Your child’s birthday bash is the highlight of their year. Meet the party pros who take the pressure off parents ensuring your celebration sparkles… JUMP INTO YOUR MOST ACTION-PACKED PARTY EVER AT THUNDER PARK Leading indoor-action sports skatepark Thunder Park at Eddie Irvine’s in Bangor is the first of itsRead More →

One of the UK’s best-loved presenters, X Factor frontman Dermot O’Leary, is just about to launch his third action-packed animal adventure for children inspired by his own rescue cats and wondering what they get up to at night! Interview by Nadia Duncan Q) You have said that books and storytellingRead More →

Bangor has many appeals for both locals and tourist families. It’s by the sea, and has some delicious eateries, but when it comes to summertime and kids, Ni4kids Rebecca Reid says there’s really only one place worth talking about… and that’s Pickie Fun Park! I took my family of four,Read More →

By Kate Pattinson For parents, the summer holidays are a blessing and a curse. A blessing in that you get to spend more time with your little ones and your family, and a curse when one of yours comes home from school talking about their classmate who is spending threeRead More →

It was a dream come true for rising stars, and best friends, Emilia Jones (Patrick) and Sebastian Croft (Game of Thrones) when they were both cast in the feature film debut of the beloved bestselling and award-winning children’s historical comedy and book series Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans, released thisRead More →

It won’t be long now until the sun sets on another school year but how best to fill those long hazy days of July and August and avoid the dreaded school holiday lament of “I’m bored!”? A good summer scheme provides the perfect opportunity to make new friends, try somethingRead More →

Dads, they’re like your BFF. Only better! Dr Andy Cope explains why… Dads are eco-friendly They don’t purchase lots of clothes. They don’t salivate over shoes. They’re the best at recycling because rather than buying loads of clothes, they save the planet by not disposing of clothesin the first place! MumsRead More →

The ppp…perfect way to end the school holidays on a high note with Dreamworks’ most lovable crack-a-lackin’ four-legged friends, King of New York, Alex the lion, his BFF zebra Marty, glorious Gloria the hippo and chronic complainer giraffe Melman, plus of course those adorable plucky thrill-seeking penguins, Skipper, Kowalski, PrivateRead More →

New on the scene for Spring 19… It’s no secret that there’s a plastic crisis happening and Mother Earth is in danger from plastic waste. Children’s brand Frugi have been tackling the problem by recycling more than half a million plastic bottles to make a brand new enviable outerwear collection,Read More →

If by chance you’ve been hiding under a rock, or buried under an avalanche of copies of CBeebies Magazine that haven’t made it to the recycling bin yet, you might not have heard of Marie Kondo. But if closing your six-year-old’s chest of drawers has become a contact sport, AlisonRead More →

April is Stress Awareness Month and if you’re regularly feeling wound up like a kid’s clockwork toy, who you gonna call for help? Family wellbeing expert Dani Binnington is on a mission to help us unwind and de-stress… Being a maxed-out parent is the norm. Life is hectic enough before weRead More →