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# childhood - Friday 26 March, 2021

People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say

Mar 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 16,465 Views 20 Comments

A clinical psychologist at NUI Galway says self-compassion and hope are key to mental wellbeing amid Covid-19.

# childhood - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

Jul 16th 2019, 8:40 AM 17,101 Views 14 Comments

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

# childhood - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Childhood is short and we are robbing it from thousands of children'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Childhood is short and we are robbing it from thousands of children'

Jul 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 26,591 Views 51 Comments

Accepting, without ambition to change, the numbers now living in emergency accommodation is fatal to tackling the problem, writes Cliodhna O’Neill of the ISPCC.

# childhood - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it'
# World Asthma Day
# World Asthma Day

'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it'

May 1st 2018, 6:05 AM 9,794 Views 11 Comments

Asthma kills one person every week in Ireland but Cat Kennedy hasn’t let the condition slow her down.

# childhood - Saturday 4 November, 2017

17 struggles you'll only know if you grew up sharing a room with your sibling
# Privacy Please
From The Daily Edge
# Privacy Please

17 struggles you'll only know if you grew up sharing a room with your sibling

Nov 4th 2017, 7:30 PM 9,346 Views 1 Comment

THAT’S MY TOP!

# childhood - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

More Irish children are surviving cancer thanks to medical breakthroughs
# Survival
# Survival

More Irish children are surviving cancer thanks to medical breakthroughs

Feb 28th 2017, 7:17 AM 5,371 Views 58 Comments

There have been “major reductions” in the number of children passing away from the disease.

# childhood - Saturday 21 January, 2017

14 things that are probably still hanging around in your childhood bedroom
# Back Home
From The Daily Edge
# Back Home

14 things that are probably still hanging around in your childhood bedroom

Jan 21st 2017, 1:00 PM 8,163 Views 1 Comment

So many precious items!

# childhood - Friday 11 November, 2016

13 things that will only make sense if you grew up with asthma
# Just Breathe
From The Daily Edge
# Just Breathe

13 things that will only make sense if you grew up with asthma

Nov 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 6,142 Views 0 Comments

It ain’t easy being wheezy.

# childhood - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'He doesn't really know life without pain': Mother speaks of son's battle with juvenile arthritis
# Juvenile Arthritis
# Juvenile Arthritis

'He doesn't really know life without pain': Mother speaks of son's battle with juvenile arthritis

Sep 25th 2016, 6:45 AM 11,035 Views 13 Comments

Linda O’Dwyer had to wait 18 months to get a diagnosis for her son Tommy – and that was after she went private.

# childhood - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember
# Roalddahlday
From The Daily Edge
# Roalddahlday

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember

Sep 13th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,611 Views 1 Comment

Happy Roald Dahl day.

# childhood - Sunday 10 July, 2016

6 reasons sugar sandwiches were the most indulgent Irish childhood treat
# Sugar Do Do Do Do
From The Daily Edge
# Sugar Do Do Do Do

6 reasons sugar sandwiches were the most indulgent Irish childhood treat

Jul 10th 2016, 4:00 PM 19,273 Views 5 Comments

Pleaaaaase can we have one.

# childhood - Saturday 2 July, 2016

14 memories that are too real for anyone who grew up with strict parents
# Curfew
From The Daily Edge
# Curfew

14 memories that are too real for anyone who grew up with strict parents

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:15 PM 10,310 Views 2 Comments

“As long as you’re living under my roof…”

# childhood - Thursday 30 June, 2016

A lad from Mayo found his childhood diary dedicated to Spongebob, and it's brilliant
# Are Ya Ready Kids
From The Daily Edge
# Are Ya Ready Kids

A lad from Mayo found his childhood diary dedicated to Spongebob, and it's brilliant

Jun 30th 2016, 10:36 AM 4,183 Views 0 Comments

“I wish I was yellow like you and have holes in my body like you.”

# childhood - Sunday 26 June, 2016

13 things you'll know if you grew up as an only child
# Party For One
From The Daily Edge
# Party For One

13 things you'll know if you grew up as an only child

Jun 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 8,025 Views 0 Comments

“You’re an only child? That explains a lot.” OH DOES IT?

# childhood - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

People are sending lovely well-wishes to one of the original Ladybird illustrators
# Ladybird
From The Daily Edge
# Ladybird

People are sending lovely well-wishes to one of the original Ladybird illustrators

May 10th 2016, 8:35 PM 4,194 Views 0 Comments

Get well messages are flooding in for Martin Aitchison.

# childhood - Sunday 28 February, 2016

22 images that will hit you right in the Irish childhood
# Nostalgia Warning
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia Warning

22 images that will hit you right in the Irish childhood

Feb 28th 2016, 3:07 PM 13,902 Views 17 Comments

Right in the feels.

# childhood - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

8-year-old who lost his limbs to infection gets a double hand transplant
# Medical History
# Medical History

8-year-old who lost his limbs to infection gets a double hand transplant

Jul 29th 2015, 9:58 AM 10,882 Views 13 Comments

Zion Harvey told doctors that he wanted to swing on monkey bars.

# childhood - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

11 things every Irish girl had in her bedroom growing up
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

11 things every Irish girl had in her bedroom growing up

Jul 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,894 Views 5 Comments

A DREAMCATCHER.

# childhood - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

The #GrowingUpIrish hashtag expertly captured everyone's childhood
# Caravan Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Caravan Holidays

The #GrowingUpIrish hashtag expertly captured everyone's childhood

Jul 15th 2015, 10:05 PM 12,502 Views 8 Comments

Too much nostalgia to handle.

# childhood - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Poll: Should childhood vaccines be mandatory?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should childhood vaccines be mandatory?

Jun 28th 2015, 6:00 PM 70,498 Views 225 Comments

California is the latest state in the US to move towards making it mandatory.

# childhood - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Dublin’s doll hospital and teddy bear clinic closes today
# Closing Down
# Closing Down

Dublin’s doll hospital and teddy bear clinic closes today

Jun 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 35,185 Views 26 Comments

Melissa and Chris Nolan have been repairing dolls and teddies for over 30 years.

# childhood - Thursday 25 June, 2015

We need to recognise that emotional wellbeing is linked to early childhood experiences
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to recognise that emotional wellbeing is linked to early childhood experiences

Jun 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 129 Views 25 Comments

The new Suicide Prevention Strategy launched this week misses one essential point: preventing suicide begins in infancy.

# childhood - Monday 15 June, 2015

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'
# Column
# Column

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'

Jun 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 1,133 Views 36 Comments

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has rowed back on its promise that every childcare worker will need a minimum qualification by this September.

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's Italia 90 squad
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's Italia 90 squad

Jun 15th 2015, 10:00 AM 7,819 Views 14 Comments

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

# childhood - Friday 22 May, 2015

How do you talk to a child about death?
# Working Through Tragedy
# Working Through Tragedy

How do you talk to a child about death?

May 22nd 2015, 10:58 AM 7,823 Views 12 Comments

A new online resource has been launched to help primary school teachers deal with bereavement.

# childhood - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Poll: Can you find the time to read?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Can you find the time to read?

Mar 5th 2015, 9:34 AM 10,568 Views 46 Comments

Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?

# childhood - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

This interactive adventure story on Twitter is ingenious
# Path Less Travelled
# Path Less Travelled

This interactive adventure story on Twitter is ingenious

Jan 13th 2015, 5:58 PM 12,666 Views 9 Comments

Run or hide?

# childhood - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:21 PM 31,868 Views 56 Comments

Mary Black, Johnny Logan, The Frog Chorus…

# childhood - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'There’s a growing sense across the country that something is seriously wrong'
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'There’s a growing sense across the country that something is seriously wrong'

Oct 5th 2014, 7:45 PM 27,834 Views 250 Comments

A Bishop has called for the conditions in Direct Provision centres to be improved.

# childhood - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Opinion: Pause to appreciate a simple moment – it's what makes life beautiful
# The Little Things
# The Little Things

Opinion: Pause to appreciate a simple moment – it's what makes life beautiful

Sep 27th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,399 Views 17 Comments

The stresses and strains of life were getting me down, but then I did what we so often neglect to do: I embraced the moment.

# childhood - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections

Aug 27th 2014, 9:25 AM 4,490 Views 11 Comments

“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.

# childhood - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

7 important life lessons we learned from Maurice Sendak
# Wild Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Wild Thing

7 important life lessons we learned from Maurice Sendak

Jun 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,322 Views 2 Comments

The author of Where the Wild Things Are would have been 83 today.

# childhood - Monday 2 June, 2014

Dads who do household chores have more ambitious daughters
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Dads who do household chores have more ambitious daughters

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 17,398 Views 21 Comments

But sure you knew that already.

# childhood - Sunday 25 May, 2014

The 12 tastes of an Irish childhood
# Dib Dab
From The Daily Edge
# Dib Dab

The 12 tastes of an Irish childhood

May 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 55,520 Views 159 Comments

Our taste-buds were simpler back then.

# childhood - Sunday 18 May, 2014

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life
# Growing Pains
From The Daily Edge
# Growing Pains

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life

May 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 49,897 Views 25 Comments

It’s NOT FAIR. I didn’t ASK to be born.

# childhood - Monday 5 May, 2014

This sweet Fáilte Ireland ad will take you right back to your childhood holidays
# Ice Cream Please
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Cream Please

This sweet Fáilte Ireland ad will take you right back to your childhood holidays

May 5th 2014, 12:14 PM 28,936 Views 30 Comments

Melting 99s, playing on the strand and getting sand in your togs.

# childhood - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Seanad motion to stress "there is no place in Ireland for child beauty pageants"
# Van Turnhout
# Van Turnhout

Seanad motion to stress "there is no place in Ireland for child beauty pageants"

Mar 5th 2014, 12:01 AM 12,540 Views 71 Comments

The motion aims to ‘protect childhood from sexualisation’ and oppose further pageants in Ireland.

# childhood - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Would you correct another person’s child?
# Child's Play
# Child's Play

Column: Would you correct another person’s child?

Feb 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 862 Views 48 Comments

Is it ever ok to discipline someone else’s child? Martina Newe looks at when you should intervene – and when you absolutely shouldn’t.

# childhood - Monday 3 February, 2014

A 7-year-old girl wrote this brilliant letter telling Lego off
# Girl Power
From The Daily Edge
# Girl Power

A 7-year-old girl wrote this brilliant letter telling Lego off

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:00 PM 49,398 Views 63 Comments

‘I want you to let girls go on adventures.’

# childhood - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...
# Insight
# Insight

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...

Jan 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 296 Views 95 Comments

(… and guess how that worked out)

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