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Ask The Expert: What's the easiest way to boost my baby's brain?

Lisa Salmon
WHAT day-to-day things can I do to help improve my baby's brain and development? NSPCC campaigns manager, Rohini Pahl, says: "This is a feeling a lot of new mums and dads can probably relate to, and despite the reams of books and blogs out there, it can feel difficult to know where to begin.

What's On: Find family fun around the north

Jacqueline McGonigle
DOWN Returning to his home turf of Newry and Mourne, David Meade Mind Reader will be bringing his spellbinding mentalist powers to entertain you on Friday February 22 and Friday February 26 at Newry Town Hall.

New family festival spells cafe culture for kids during February mid-term break

Jenny Lee
THIS mid-term, why not treat the kids to a little creative fun, while you treat yourself to a coffee at one of Belfast's Creative Cafes? The new mini-festival runs from February 18 to 22 in various venues including Costa Coffee, Café Nero, Clements and Easons and the best news is all events are free.

Why is being a teenager so hard? We ask neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

WHY does an easy child become a challenging teenager? Why do teenagers struggle to get up in the morning? Rather than be mocked for their moodiness and irrational thinking, award-winning neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore has discovered that the need for intense friendships, the excessive risk taking and self-consciousness are largely due to changes happening within the adolescent brain.

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