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.
The dangers associated with hot appliances, liquids and bath water are being highlighted in a video being launched today by the Public Health Agency (PHA), in association with local councils in Northern Ireland.
HOME births have always been the preferred choice of a relatively small number of mums-to-be but interest has increased since it was reported that the duchess of Cambridge is considering having her third child at home.