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# family-magazine - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

8 mums and dads share the parenting rules they thought they'd never break - until they had kids
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

8 mums and dads share the parenting rules they thought they'd never break - until they had kids

Sep 17th 2019, 5:26 PM 19,128 Views 5 Comments

‘I swore I wouldn’t be one of those parents who uses bribery to motivate their children…’

# family-magazine - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

10 parents share products that make toddler life easier - from a leash backpack to a folding potty
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

10 parents share products that make toddler life easier - from a leash backpack to a folding potty

Sep 3rd 2019, 5:32 PM 7,778 Views 0 Comments

Bath paints, nightlights and library cards: These made all the difference to the mums and dads we polled.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

11 tips for getting better sleep during pregnancy, according to women who've been there
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

11 tips for getting better sleep during pregnancy, according to women who've been there

Aug 27th 2019, 5:26 PM 2,529 Views 0 Comments

Parents share their advice for sleeping like a baby (while growing one).

# family-magazine - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth
# What To Expect
# What To Expect

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth

Aug 6th 2019, 4:05 PM 9,341 Views 6 Comments

From pre-natal yoga to positive thinking, there are lots of different approaches. Here, some veterans share what worked for them.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

What You Don't See Here: Mum Deirdre shares the reality behind this summer snap - toddler meltdowns included
# What You Don't See Here
# What You Don't See Here

What You Don't See Here: Mum Deirdre shares the reality behind this summer snap - toddler meltdowns included

Jul 23rd 2019, 5:30 PM 1,848 Views 0 Comments

‘Saoirse had a tantrum because I wouldn’t let her eat the cat food.’

# family-magazine - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

7 things a mum with postnatal depression doesn’t want to hear - and 4 helpful things to say instead
# Talking It Out
# Talking It Out

7 things a mum with postnatal depression doesn’t want to hear - and 4 helpful things to say instead

Jul 16th 2019, 4:58 PM 25,600 Views 11 Comments

Sheena McGinley recalls the sentences that made a dark time easier, and the ones that definitely didn’t.

Am I being a bad parent... by pushing my four-year-old to face her fear of the water?
# Aibabp
# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by pushing my four-year-old to face her fear of the water?

Jul 16th 2019, 4:33 PM 1,812 Views 1 Comment

A divisive reader dilemma for our four experts this week.

10 unexpectedly useful items to pack in your hospital bag, according to new parents
# Newborn And Baby
# Newborn And Baby

10 unexpectedly useful items to pack in your hospital bag, according to new parents

Jul 16th 2019, 4:33 PM 7,027 Views 11 Comments

Aside from the ‘loose fitting nightdress’, here’s what else to bring.

What You Don't See Here: Mum Rosa shares the reality behind this sunny family photo - sore feet and all
# WYDSH
# WYDSH

What You Don't See Here: Mum Rosa shares the reality behind this sunny family photo - sore feet and all

Jul 16th 2019, 4:32 PM 2,478 Views 0 Comments

Dublin mother-of-two Rosa Parozci takes us beyond the filter with this Instagram snap.

8 unmissable offers and deals to shop now - from 3-for-2 on baby food to a €39.99 bouncer
# This Week's Best Offers
# This Week's Best Offers

8 unmissable offers and deals to shop now - from 3-for-2 on baby food to a €39.99 bouncer

Jul 16th 2019, 4:29 PM 1,565 Views 0 Comments

Shop smart for your little one with these budget-friendly deals.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

‘I didn’t know hair could grow there!’ 7 unexpected pregnancy side effects, as told by mums-to-be
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

‘I didn’t know hair could grow there!’ 7 unexpected pregnancy side effects, as told by mums-to-be

Jul 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 12,768 Views 7 Comments

We asked expectant mums to share the symptoms they definitely didn’t predict.

The difference between hangovers pre and post-kids - starting with the 6am toddler wake-up call
# About Last Night
# About Last Night

The difference between hangovers pre and post-kids - starting with the 6am toddler wake-up call

Jul 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 2,122 Views 0 Comments

The headache and dry mouth is bad enough without two restless kids to wrangle, writes Sheena McGinley.

Am I being a bad parent... by always giving into my picky-eating toddler?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?

Am I being a bad parent... by always giving into my picky-eating toddler?

Jul 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 1,537 Views 0 Comments

Three Irish parenting experts weigh in on the best way to navigate dinnertime battles.

What You Don't See Here: Deirdre shares the reality behind this cheerful family snap - mid-morning feeds and all
# What You Don't See Here
# What You Don't See Here

What You Don't See Here: Deirdre shares the reality behind this cheerful family snap - mid-morning feeds and all

Jul 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 1,834 Views 1 Comment

We get a behind-the-scenes look at this happy Instagram snap.

8 fantastic offers and deals to nab this week - from mini tuxedos to half price nappies
# This Week's Best Offers
# This Week's Best Offers

8 fantastic offers and deals to nab this week - from mini tuxedos to half price nappies

Jul 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 1,494 Views 0 Comments

Keep your wallet and your little one happy with this week’s best offers.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

8 brilliant offers and deals to snap up this week - from convertible cots to play pools
# This Week's Best Offers
# This Week's Best Offers

8 brilliant offers and deals to snap up this week - from convertible cots to play pools

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:33 PM 2,020 Views 0 Comments

All of the best baby (and budget) friendly deals this week.

What You Don't See Here: Tracey shares the reality behind this sweet sibling photo - dirty nappies and all
# What You Don't See Here
# What You Don't See Here

What You Don't See Here: Tracey shares the reality behind this sweet sibling photo - dirty nappies and all

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:32 PM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

We get a glimpse behind the filter on this Instagram snap of Willow and her big brother Billy.

'Are those... raisins?': My baby's first year, as told in 12 poos
# Nappy Time
# Nappy Time

'Are those... raisins?': My baby's first year, as told in 12 poos

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:31 PM 2,970 Views 0 Comments

#7 The one when we started solids.

Am I being a bad parent... by giving my child a family name I really don't like?
# Aibabp
# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by giving my child a family name I really don't like?

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:31 PM 1,846 Views 0 Comments

Three experts have their say on this week’s reader dilemma.

9 smart tips to keep your toddler in their own bed at night, according to parents who've been there
# Back To Sleep
# Back To Sleep

9 smart tips to keep your toddler in their own bed at night, according to parents who've been there

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:30 PM 11,492 Views 2 Comments

Here’s how mums and dads of young kids deal with late-night escapes.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

9 unmissable offers and deals you can shop right now - from sterilisers to baby's first swimsuit
# This Week's Best Offers
# This Week's Best Offers

9 unmissable offers and deals you can shop right now - from sterilisers to baby's first swimsuit

Jun 25th 2019, 5:25 PM 1,444 Views 0 Comments

We’ve rounded up the best online and offline sales, to save you time (and money).

What You Don't See Here: Mum Yaz shares the reality behind this family photo, chickenpox and all
# What You Don't See Here
# What You Don't See Here

What You Don't See Here: Mum Yaz shares the reality behind this family photo, chickenpox and all

Jun 25th 2019, 5:22 PM 1,391 Views 0 Comments

What’s behind the Instagram photo? Each week, we’ll find out.

Am I being a bad parent... by leaving my six-month-old to 'cry it out'?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?

Am I being a bad parent... by leaving my six-month-old to 'cry it out'?

Jun 25th 2019, 5:22 PM 4,261 Views 4 Comments

One reader dilemma – and three different opinions from the experts.

'Milk squirting across the room': 14 mums share their best (and most hilarious) breast pumping stories
# Parenting Truths
# Parenting Truths

'Milk squirting across the room': 14 mums share their best (and most hilarious) breast pumping stories

Jun 25th 2019, 5:21 PM 5,834 Views 0 Comments

‘I plugged in the pump at 1.30am and fell asleep with it clutched to my boob.’

9 childbirth secrets nobody tells you about beforehand, according to new parents
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

9 childbirth secrets nobody tells you about beforehand, according to new parents

Jun 25th 2019, 5:20 PM 15,777 Views 0 Comments

Mums and dads share the things they wish they’d known *before* that first contraction.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

WIN: A luxury family getaway to Powerscourt Hotel in Wicklow
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: A luxury family getaway to Powerscourt Hotel in Wicklow

Jun 18th 2019, 5:39 PM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

Plus breakfast, a three-course meal and entry to the kid-friendly Cool Planet experience.

On your bike! 5 kid-friendly cycling routes to check out around Ireland this summer
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

On your bike! 5 kid-friendly cycling routes to check out around Ireland this summer

Jun 18th 2019, 5:38 PM 4,063 Views 1 Comment

Spend time in nature and get that heart rate up as a family.

Am I being a bad parent... by ignoring my three-year-old's sudden change in behaviour?
# Aibabp
# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by ignoring my three-year-old's sudden change in behaviour?

Jun 18th 2019, 5:37 PM 1,473 Views 0 Comments

This week, one parent is wondering how to handle her daughter’s newfound hatred of the creche drop-off.

Mums and dads share the best evening wind-down routines for restless kids
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Mums and dads share the best evening wind-down routines for restless kids

Jun 18th 2019, 5:37 PM 1,771 Views 2 Comments

Our panel share their tips for helping little ones drift off more easily.

'Why does he eat rocks, but not broccoli?' 13 questions only parents of toddlers ask themselves
# Why Toddler Why
# Why Toddler Why

'Why does he eat rocks, but not broccoli?' 13 questions only parents of toddlers ask themselves

Jun 18th 2019, 5:36 PM 4,895 Views 4 Comments

The kids aren’t the only ones asking loads of questions, writes Chrissie Russell.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Another rainy day? 5 fun-filled indoor spots to bring your mini explorers to this summer
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

Another rainy day? 5 fun-filled indoor spots to bring your mini explorers to this summer

Jun 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 1,113 Views 0 Comments

Educational days out for curious young minds – from aquariums to dinosaur museums.

Am I being a bad parent...by sending my child to 'big school' when I know he's not ready?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?
# Am I Being A Bad Parent?

Am I being a bad parent...by sending my child to 'big school' when I know he's not ready?

Jun 11th 2019, 5:42 PM 1,964 Views 3 Comments

This week, one parent is worried about the logistics of waiting another year.

'My son loves dress-up and dolls' houses - but why do I feel compelled to tell you that he plays with trucks too?'
# Playtime Politics
# Playtime Politics

'My son loves dress-up and dolls' houses - but why do I feel compelled to tell you that he plays with trucks too?'

Jun 11th 2019, 5:42 PM 813 Views 1 Comment

It’s time to start thinking beyond pink and blue, writes Chrissie Russell.

9 of the best-value outdoor toys for young kids, according to real mums and dads
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

9 of the best-value outdoor toys for young kids, according to real mums and dads

Jun 11th 2019, 5:41 PM 8,904 Views 4 Comments

Here’s the stuff that’s worth the money (and the flat-pack assembly) this summer.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

8 of the best parks and playgrounds around Ireland, according to parents of young kids
# Family Magazine
# Family Magazine

8 of the best parks and playgrounds around Ireland, according to parents of young kids

Jun 4th 2019, 5:35 PM 18,135 Views 30 Comments

Fairy woods, zip lines and the best slides around.

'She wasn't ready to share us': How we prepared our toddler for the arrival of a new baby
# Family Magazine
# Family Magazine

'She wasn't ready to share us': How we prepared our toddler for the arrival of a new baby

Jun 4th 2019, 5:20 PM 1,676 Views 0 Comments

“When her dad mentioned that she’d soon be meeting her baby sister, she declared, ‘I must fight her with a sword!’”

WIN: A fun family getaway to the luxurious Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: A fun family getaway to the luxurious Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny

Jun 4th 2019, 5:08 PM 2,121 Views 1 Comment

Cycle around the estate’s 170 acres, or head to the leisure centre.

5 free kid-friendly fairs and festivals to mark on your summer calendar
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

5 free kid-friendly fairs and festivals to mark on your summer calendar

Jun 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 2,264 Views 0 Comments

From a sea-themed weekend in Cork to a street performance spectacular in Dublin.

Am I being a bad parent... by thinking it's too soon to have baby number two?
# Aibabp
# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by thinking it's too soon to have baby number two?

Jun 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 1,700 Views 0 Comments

This week, a mum-of-one is worried she’s already at full parenting capacity.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

WIN: One of four Pokémon Detective Pikachu goodie bags
# Win
# Win

WIN: One of four Pokémon Detective Pikachu goodie bags

May 28th 2019, 5:29 PM 414 Views 0 Comments

Gotta catch ‘em all!

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