THE first Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland and Laureate na nÓg, the Republic's laureate for children’s literature, are to join forces in a new creative writing project for primary schoolchildren.
DO YOU have countless battles with your child over their maths homework? Does the way they subtract, multiple and divide baffle you? Do you still get nightmares over your own childhood maths lessons? If the answer is yes, you are not alone.
Q: Can mindfulness help when giving birth? A:"The practice of mindfulness in pregnancy has been shown to benefit women amazingly well during labour, birth and post-birth, says Riga Forbes,author of Mindful Pregnancy & Birth (Leaping Hare Press, £8.
DOWN The Outlet is supporting Banbridge Action Cancer Fundraising Group’s Paint the Town Pink charity event on Saturday October 14 with a range of on-site activities including a raffle, face painting and appearances by superheroes Spiderman and Batman.
DOWN The Big Brent Event Returns to Castle Espie on Saturday and Sunday October 7 and 8 to celebrate the return of 80 per cent of the world’s population of Brent Geese from their summer breeding sites.
WHEN Belfast mother-of-four Ciara Boyes tentatively put her hand up to help with her children's football club a few years ago, she envisaged some undemanding sort of activity on the sidelines, maybe something to do with rotas, making the tea – that type of thing.