What lengths would you go to for your child if you believed her life was in danger? Would you consider breaking the law? Challenge the Government to make legislative change? Or walk 200km to put the media spotlight on her story? That’s exactly what Vera Twomey was prepared to do, all inRead More →

In a world where algorithms answer our questions and robots do the heavy lifting, Dave Coplin says what we really need is a way of combining the best of technological capability with the best of human ability, and help our children develop the three most important skills they’ll need: creativity, empathyRead More →

All Kerry Thomson wants for Christmas is… “So, are you all set?” There is only one type of person who asks this question. And they are usually equipped with the sort of unbridled enthusiasm normally only seen in game shows quite far down the channel list. I am not that person. I’m not even setRead More →

Former editor of Men’s Health Magazine Luke Benedictus has teamed up with two more hands-on dads to create a new guide for thriving and surviving in the only job that really counts… fatherhood! With nine kids between them, they live by the mantra that happier dads mean happier children and,Read More →

With the big day now only a matter of weeks away, it’s most likely that a haul of shiny new toys is at the top of your child’s wish list to Santa. Receiving a gift with love is a pleasure at any age, however the festive season is a wonderfulRead More →

No name is more synonymous with female success in sport in Northern Ireland than Lady Mary Peters, not only for her personal achievements but for her passion in encouraging –and through her charity, The Mary Peters Trust, supporting –the next generation of sporting stars. Despite recovering from open heart surgeryRead More →

I jumped at the chance to see one of my favourite childhood films brought to life on stage – and even better that I could enjoy it with my youngest… From the moment the curtain went up the audience were enthralled. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression,Read 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 →

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 →

The 30th Cinemagic Festival in Belfast this autumn presents unmissable opportunitiesfor young people with fantastic films, industry workshops and masterclasses to inspire the next generation of audiences and lmmakers. For many of those years Chief Executive, Joan Burney Keatings MBE has cast a spell over kids, making them dream bigRead More →