How should parents deal with explaining who Father Christmas is, while still keeping Christmas magical? Father Christmas brings festive magic to households and many parents will not look forward to the time when their children start asking questions about Santa.
DOWN Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced that its first Hillsborough Christmas Market will take place in the idyllic setting of the Dark Walk at Hillsborough Fort, for one evening only this December – Friday December 14, 3pm-9pm.
WHAT is wrong with celebrity parents? Do they not know that posting anything about their kids on social media will result in them being ridiculed, condemned and likened to the Devil himself, if the devil did actual parenting.
WHETHER it’s scaring yourselves silly with spine-tingling ghost stories, hitting the high notes with carols or making decorations with your children or grandchildren, a visit to the picturesque Hillsborough Castle has plenty going on in the run-up to Christmas and into the new year.
Q: MY HUSBAND has been diagnosed with cancer and I don't know how to tell our young children – should I put on a brave face or let them know what's going on? A: Julia Ross, head of cancer care at Bupa UK, says: "One in two people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer, so it's something many families will face, unfortunately.
1. Set a budget and stick to it: It can be difficult to resist falling into the 'generosity trap', spending money we can't really afford because we want to treat our loved ones to special presents, food, festive decorations and the whole works.