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Halloween 2017

Confessions Of A Learner Parent: Parenting Like A Boss

Stand-up comedian Sam Avery (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. Here, Sam shares some of the important lessons he has learnt about life after kids and the joys of fatherhood… Read more..

  • The Temptation of Tech

    Be honest. How many times today have you picked up your smartphone to check for a new email or to see how many likes you got for your last post or tweet? More..

  • And So To Bed…

    It’s back to the classroom for our primary school children but teaching them about the importance of a good night’s sleep is an essential life lesson. The beginning of a new school year and change in the season offers a great opportunity to create an impr More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: One Style Suits All

    We wanted to know what local parents really think about gender neutral parenting and took the debate to our readers to find out! More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: Missing Milestone Moments

    A new trend has emerged recently with parents – paying for someone else to teach their child how to ride a bike! More..

  • A Mother Knows Best

    In her new novel, Keep You Safe, bestselling author Melissa Hill explores the dispute which still exists for some parents over childhood vaccinations and explains why, as a mother, she felt compelled to discover the reasons why... More..

  • Safety Net

    Every year, the equivalent of two children in every primary school class in the UK have suffered abuse or neglect. But the majority are left without the support services they so desperately need. More..

  • Not So Sweet

    Do you think sweet packets should carry cigarette style health warnings with pictures of children's decayed teeth to try and cut down on the amount of sweets children eat? Health professionals and dentists have recommended the move but do parents agree? More..

  • Safety Net

    In the second of our series of articles to help parents keep children safe online this summer, Margaret Gallagher, Campaigns Manager at NSPCC NI, says talking about internet safety should be as natural as asking them what they got up to at school... More..

  • Inside Out Parenting

    Ni4kids discovers more on this ‘empowered approach to parenting’ and how to raise well-rounded kids ready to take on the world… More..

  • Safety Net

    Mairead Monds Childline Manager for NI, talks online safety for parents and where to find out what you really need to know... More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: Pocket Money

    It’s an age-old debate between kids and their parents which will never end. How much is enough when it comes to pocket money and should kids do chores to earn it? More..

  • Mi Car Safety Hero

    When it comes to child safety, parents and caregivers instinctively do their upmost to protect their children and ensure that they are never in high risk situations. So why is it, according to research*, that 33 per cent of parents across Europe have take More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: A Stop To Smacking

    A new survey on behalf of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People has revealed that the majority of people here (63%) now support children being legally protected from hitting, smacking and assault. More..

  • The Popular Vote

    On March 2, parents were heading to polling stations across the country to cast their votes deciding who would form our next government... More..

  • Presence in Play

    Many of us find the demands of family life daunting and overwhelming. The task of raising children is not easy and the stakes are high. Here, Amber Hatch explains how mindfulness can enhance our playtime and help foster a deeper connection… More..

  • Is Age Really Just A Number?

    In December, rock icon Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time, at the age of 73, to baby boy Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger. More..

 

 

 

 

 


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