More UK parents than ever feel children’s online use now carries more risks than benefits, according to Ofcom’s latest annual study of children’s media and online lives.  Parents and carers are becoming more likely to trust their children with greater digital independence at a younger age . But far fewerRead More →

Families in north Belfast will soon benefit from the new £2.162 million Grace Family Centre on Alliance Avenue, with construction at an advanced stage. The purpose-built, two-storey centre which is set to open in late summer will provide families with childcare for up to 60 children, a counselling suite, aRead More →

Pupils from 34 schools are taking part in the Anti-Bullying Young People’s Forum today (Friday 7 February) in Parliament Buildings. Throughout the day, the 15 to 19 year olds will form committees focussing on different issues relation to bullying.  Each committee, which is being chaired by an MLA, will then hearRead More →

Louise Pentland has spent nearly a decade documenting her life via YouTube and boasts an online audience of over 8 million, with over 200 million views on her YouTube channel alone. Her real, raw and honest content around parenting has followed her journey through her 20s and early 30s andRead More →

Planet Earth is a treasure trove filled with natural marvels and man-made oddities just waiting to be explored by budding adventurers. Forget fantasy, one day you might like to visit one of these wondrous destinations to see it for yourself. Don’t forget to send us a postcard! Carhenge, USA InspiredRead More →

By Alan Meban There’s a small chance that you heard me on the radio over the new year telling Dearbhail McDonald that I’m not really into resolutions and would continue not to make any this year. I unknowingly misspoke as I very definitely am making a change in 2020. LikeRead More →

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 →

With recent data from the NSPCC’s Childline service showing that children as young as four years old are displaying signs of panic attacks, anxiety and depression, Alicia Eaton believes it’s becoming crucial for today’s parents to equip themselves with the ‘first aid’ skills that will support their child’s emotional wellbeing.Read More →

Is it really possible to change your, and your family’s, health and life using only a blender? As someone who spends most of her waking moments thinking about the simplest and most enjoyable ways to get good nutrition into kids, Weelicious founder Catherine McCord says absolutely! Chai Beauty Greens WheneverRead More →

The NI Science Festival has launched its sixth annual programme of 270 events across 90 venues throughout the country, packed with interactive workshops, funny demonstrations and dynamic shows suitable for children of all ages. This year’s children’s events have expanded with more shows than ever before. The new ‘Create, Make,Read More →