I HAVE detailed the horrors of my First Holy Communion day many times on these pages over the years, but I’ll give you a brief snippet, in case you’re a newcomer and are unfamiliar with my tale of woe.
WHERE better for youngsters to get creative over the summer than in Belfast School of Art? And what more inspiring tutors could you have than young artists from Ulster University Belfast campus who have recently graduated with a degree in the subject? Now, thanks to sponsorship from the Garfield Weston Trust in London, the university and graduates have teamed up to host a series of free art workshops for children, beginning on Thursday, August 9.
HOW can you shield your kids from dangers online if you don't know what they are yourself? That's the question TV presenters, mums and best friends Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams asked themselves after discovering their own teen and tween daughters' locations could be shared when they are using the Snap Map feature on Snapchat.
LAST week saw some of the worst street disturbances in Northern Ireland in years, with cars and buses hijacked in Belfast and children as young as eight years old throwing petrol bombs and bricks at police officers in Derry.
THIS sunny summer more than others, many of us having been heading to the beach – but one Antrim mum is encouraging children, and their parents, to go beyond building sandcastles and to "open their eyes to explore the shore".