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#Parenting

# parenting - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child' PE

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child'

Unhealthy children are one of the biggest risks to a nation’s health, writes Professor Craig Williams.

# parenting - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

10 devastatingly effective white lies I've used on my kids

Well, MOSTLY devastatingly effective.

# parenting - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge Chrissy Teigen asked mams to share the meanest thing their kid has ever said So Harsh

# parenting - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?

If money were no issue, would you prefer to spend all your time with your child?

# parenting - Monday 18 September, 2017

This is why I'm against... homework

We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.

# parenting - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

5 never-ending arguments every couple with kids has had

There’s no winner in the endless ‘who is more tired’ row, laments Ciara McDonnell.

# parenting - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.

# parenting - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?

Family childcare comes at a price that can be difficult to define, writes Chrissie Russell.

# parenting - Monday 17 July, 2017

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families

The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.

# parenting - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Here's why I refuse to lie about parenting (even on Instagram)

I *could* pretend that my family life is perfect and put it on social media, writes Ciara McDonnell. But I’d be lying.

# parenting - Monday 26 June, 2017

Mums and dads, we want you: Join TheJournal.ie's Parents Panel

Share your experiences with us and earn some seriously sweet rewards in return.

# parenting - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies

A new universal subsidy comes into force from September.

# parenting - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# parenting - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'

Finding that middle ground between idealistic and realistic mothering can be very difficult, writes Grace Vaughan.

# parenting - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents

Put down Gina Ford, go with your gut and you’ll get through it.

# parenting - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'It's not the State's problem, it's the family's': Care system to adopt tough love approach

The chief executive of Tusla said the agency wants families to share more power and responsibility, and to “own their problems”.

# parenting - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad's brilliant solution to keeping his triplets quiet in the car is going viral Triplet Hacks

# parenting - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby Parenting

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

# parenting - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better"

The sign was taken down shortly after being put on the door of the airport’s ‘designated baby feeding room’.

From The Daily Edge Parents are sharing the grim, grim breakfasts they eat every day, inspired by this comedian Kinderleavings

Parents are sharing the grim, grim breakfasts they eat every day, inspired by this comedian

“I had some yogurt I licked off my fingers after cleaning my son up.”

# parenting - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend Good F**king Luck

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend

“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”

# parenting - Friday 22 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge These parents came up with the most scheming of all Tooth Fairy letters Parenting

# parenting - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 people that are basically you as a parent Parenting

18 people that are basically you as a parent

It’s a tough gig.

# parenting - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Pushy parents create self-critical children

Take a step back, mams and dads.

# parenting - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café Mean Girls This post contains a poll

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café

“You are smart and you are pretty. It would take nothing from you to also be kind.”

# parenting - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad's hilarious video about getting his baby to sleep is going super viral on Facebook How To Dad

# parenting - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge A mam asked her husband for updates on the baby, and he took the absolute piss Man Vs Baby

A mam asked her husband for updates on the baby, and he took the absolute piss

“A proper picture nobhead!”

# parenting - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday Baby On Board

This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday

“We had a checklist for what to pack, it had just one item on it:… ‘Everything’”

# parenting - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge The cameras at the hurling in Thurles caught an excellent parenting moment Screens

# parenting - Sunday 17 April, 2016

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee

Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.

From The Daily Edge Every parent needs to follow this hilarious dad of 4 on Twitter Exploding Unicorn

Every parent needs to follow this hilarious dad of 4 on Twitter

With four daughters under five, he’s tweeting to stay sane.

# parenting - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'

Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# parenting - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

# parenting - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'

‘I felt very vulnerable, having lost a child, with a child who then wouldn’t eat.’

# parenting - Monday 7 March, 2016

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook 21st Century Mam This post contains a poll

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

From The Daily Edge A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook 21st Century Mam This post contains a poll

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

# parenting - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 pictures that perfectly sum up parenting Little Ones

14 pictures that perfectly sum up parenting

In all its glory.

# parenting - Monday 8 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This mum’s heroic struggle to get her four toddlers to bed is going insanely viral Mums

# parenting - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This little kid knows exactly how to show appreciation for their mam Thanks Mam
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