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# family-poll - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Poll: Do you let your kids watch films rated for older children? Parental Guidance This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you let your kids watch films rated for older children?

The Irish Film Classification Office received complaints about 16 different films last year.

# family-poll - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Poll: Will you talk to your kids about the upcoming referendum? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you talk to your kids about the upcoming referendum?

The nation will cast its votes in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment at the end of May.

# family-poll - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy? Just The One This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?

Doctors warned last week that Irish women were getting “mixed messages” about drinking while expecting.

# family-poll - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Poll: Do you restrict your kids from watching certain TV shows? Tv Guidance This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you restrict your kids from watching certain TV shows?

The Simpsons attracted controversy this week for potential racial stereotyping.

# family-poll - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent? Sex Ed This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent?

Schools are set to introduce consent classes for the first time.

# family-poll - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine?

The HSE offers the vaccine as an option for girls in first year of secondary school.

# family-poll - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Poll: Did your kids buy into last year's fidget spinner craze? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your kids buy into last year's fidget spinner craze?

An EU report says some lower-quality versions of the toy can cause ‘serious injury’ to children.

# family-poll - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis?

The northeast has seen an apparent outbreak of the illness.

# family-poll - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Poll: Do you have rules about sugary drinks in your house? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have rules about sugary drinks in your house?

The long-promised sugar tax will take effect in early April.

# family-poll - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'? Beast From The East This post contains a poll

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?

Schools around the country are anticipating closure this week.

# family-poll - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Poll: Do you allow your kids to eat fast food? This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you allow your kids to eat fast food?

Cheeseburgers are off the McDonald’s US Happy Meal menu – but Ireland hasn’t followed suit.

# family-poll - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Will your kids be giving anything up for Lent this year? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your kids be giving anything up for Lent this year?

Is Lent a thing of the past – even for Catholics?

# family-poll - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety? Cyber Safety This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety?

A new resource launched this week seeks to help protect children and teens online.

# family-poll - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Poll: Do you and your family make use of your local park? Park Life This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you and your family make use of your local park?

Labour’s Eric Nolan says more should be done to make outdoor spaces cleaner for families.

# family-poll - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Poll: What's the right age for a child to own a smartphone? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: What's the right age for a child to own a smartphone?

A thorny issue for many families.

# family-poll - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Poll: Do you monitor your child's internet use? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you monitor your child's internet use?

Irish internet providers will now need to block certain streaming sites, as per a High Court ruling.

# family-poll - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Poll: Have you ever sent your child to school while they were sick? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever sent your child to school while they were sick?

Last week parents were urged to keep sick children at home to prevent the flu virus spreading further.

# family-poll - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Poll: Do you encourage your kids to play sports? Little Champions This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you encourage your kids to play sports?

One in five children In Ireland are overweight or obese.

# family-poll - Monday 18 December, 2017

Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas? Not Just For Christmas This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas?

Earlier this month, the DPSCA received rehome requests for 45 animals in one week.

# family-poll - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from? Sex Education This post contains a poll

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from?

A new report has called for better, more inclusive sex education.

# family-poll - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Poll: Will you be doing any Christmas shopping online this year? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be doing any Christmas shopping online this year?

Irish households spend an average of €2,654 in the run up to Christmas.

# family-poll - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show with your kids? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show with your kids?

A massive 1.4 million tuned in last year.

# family-poll - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media? Social Media This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?

Model Chrissy Teigen shared some special baby news with her 15m Instagram followers this week.

# family-poll - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Poll: Do you think free GP care should be extended to kids over six? Family This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think free GP care should be extended to kids over six?

Health minister Simon Harris says €60 is too expensive.

# family-poll - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory for fathers? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory for fathers?

Over 27,000 fathers have availed of paternity leave so far.

# family-poll - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Poll: What age were you when you first had kids? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: What age were you when you first had kids?

The average age of a mother in Ireland is 32.5 years old, up from 30.8 in 2004.

# family-poll - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Poll: Will you be making or buying this year's Halloween costumes? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be making or buying this year's Halloween costumes?

The October holiday has become a billion-euro industry worldwide.

# family-poll - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think your kids get enough physical activity? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think your kids get enough physical activity?

One in ten Irish kids are obese, according to new statistics.

# family-poll - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think Budget 2018 did enough for families? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Budget 2018 did enough for families?

From childcare to education, is the Government investing in what’s really needed?

# family-poll - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about the Budget's impact on families? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about the Budget's impact on families?

What are you hoping for your family next Wednesday?

# family-poll - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Poll: Do you feel that you had sufficient maternity or paternity leave? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel that you had sufficient maternity or paternity leave?

A case this week shed light on our current entitlements.

# family-poll - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Poll: Do you read to your kids at night? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you read to your kids at night?

And the impact it might have on your child’s brain.

# family-poll - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality? Family Magazine This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?

How young is too young to start discussing gender stereotypes?

# family-poll - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Poll: Do your kids prefer touchscreens or toys? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do your kids prefer touchscreens or toys?

Which is in higher demand in your home, the iPad or the toy chest?

# family-poll - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Poll: Is it important to you that your kids learn Irish? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it important to you that your kids learn Irish?

An bhfuil Gaeilge acu?

# family-poll - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about the bath products you use on your kids? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about the bath products you use on your kids?

Should the baby shampoo come with a warning?

# family-poll - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?

With enrolment policies, entrance exams and growing class sizes, there’s a lot to navigate.

# family-poll - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated?

Childhood vaccinations are an important health measure, but not all parents are in favour.

# family-poll - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Poll: What do you do for childcare? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you do for childcare?

And how you could save €1,040 a year in costs.

# family-poll - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

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