BORN at 23 weeks and weighing just one pound and half an ounce, little Meabh McArdle was given a less than one per cent chance of survival, but defied all the odds to be well enough to be discharged almost six months later.
TO help make Christmas a less stressful time for families living with autism in Northern Ireland, a festive cuppa event has been planned to raise funds for the growing numbers affected by this "hidden disability".
HOW do we raise body positive children in a body-shaming world? A recent survey conducted by The Be Real Campaign, found that two in three secondary-aged schoolchildren worry about parts of their appearance, while a US survey last year found that children as young as five say they don't like their bodies.
Heavens above - where do I begin? It should have been a pleasant trip to the supermarket with the added bonus of picking up a few festive bargains, instead, it turned into a Gladiator-style shop battle where only the fittest shopper with the quickest trolley manoeuvre survived.