The project #ThisIsParenthood, wants to change the conversation around parenting and inspire self-belief in parents after a global study of over 13,000 adults worldwide found that the UK is the country with the second most anxious parents, with only mums and dads in Australia and New Zealand being more self-critical.Read More →

The search is now on for Northern Ireland’s talented young filmmakers of the future. Schools and film clubs across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get creative and submit entries for the prestigious Into Film Awards 2020. Marking its sixth exciting year, the Into Film Awards set out to findRead More →

Almost a quarter of Northern Irish children’s daily diet consists of ‘Junk’ foods such as crisps, biscuits, cakes, sweets and chocolate, new safefood research has revealed.  The research found that these foods, which are high in fat, salt and sugar arethe second most consumed food group by children in Northern Ireland,Read More →

According to the responses of over 2,000 parents with kids under the age of 16, the top 10 traits parents would most like to see in their kids’ friendships, include kindness, generosity and empathy with other traits such as being ambitious, sporty and academic coming much further down the list.Read More →

A new survey by YouGov has revealed that over half (52%) of parents and guardians of school-aged children don’t know all of their times tables. Furthermore, the research, conducted on behalf of educational app Edplus, found that:The easiest times table to recall perfectly was the two times table (76% gotRead More →

Superstars from the WWE have visited Childline in Belfast as part of their ‘Call Out Bullying’ campaign with the NSPCC, focused on helping young people understand why bullying is never acceptable and what to do if they experience or witness it. The partnership helps parents recognise the warning signs if theirRead More →

LEADING organisation, Children in Northern Ireland, part of the Children’s Future Food Inquiry, has launched a new report calling for an independent UK wide Children’s Food Watchdog to lead the charge on tackling children’s food poverty throughout the UK. The Children’s Future Food Inquiry is the first attempt to directlyRead More →

More than a fifth of parents would rather their child earned a decent wage as an adult than grew up to be kind or honest, new research has revealed. One sixth of mums and dads already have a career in mind for their child, with 25 per cent admitting toRead More →

Parents are being shamed by their own children – for bad recycling practices, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 mums and dads of children aged five to 18 found one in six believe their kids know more about what can be recycled than they do. And four inRead More →

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has warned the general public of the dangers of swimming in disused quarries. As the Easter holidays and summer period approaches, the likelihood of good weather brings additional risks. Parents are urged to speak to their children about the dangers thatRead More →