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#family poll

# family-poll - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

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

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

May 1st 2018, 3:03 PM 487 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Apr 24th 2018, 4:20 PM 527 Views 1 Comment

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
# Just The One

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?

Apr 17th 2018, 6:07 PM 1,955 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tv Guidance

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

Apr 10th 2018, 5:49 PM 911 Views 2 Comments

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
# Sex Ed

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 5:56 PM 544 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine?

Mar 27th 2018, 5:49 PM 663 Views 2 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Mar 20th 2018, 4:28 PM 402 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis?

Mar 13th 2018, 5:37 PM 1,585 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Mar 6th 2018, 5:47 PM 659 Views 0 Comments

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
# Beast From The East

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

Feb 27th 2018, 5:06 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

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?

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

Feb 20th 2018, 5:38 PM 1,007 Views 2 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Feb 13th 2018, 5:29 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cyber Safety

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

Feb 6th 2018, 5:25 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

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
# Park Life

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

Jan 30th 2018, 5:16 PM 666 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 5:41 PM 1,300 Views 1 Comment

A thorny issue for many families.

# family-poll - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 5:09 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Jan 9th 2018, 5:18 PM 1,292 Views 0 Comments

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
# Little Champions

Poll: Do you encourage your kids to play sports?

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:11 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

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
# Not Just For Christmas

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

Dec 18th 2017, 11:13 AM 715 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sex Education

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

Dec 12th 2017, 5:53 PM 895 Views 1 Comment

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
# Family Poll

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

Dec 6th 2017, 5:42 PM 552 Views 1 Comment

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
# Family Poll

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

Nov 29th 2017, 4:45 PM 649 Views 0 Comments

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
# Social Media

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:32 PM 646 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family

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

Nov 15th 2017, 5:36 PM 560 Views 2 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory for fathers?

Nov 8th 2017, 5:27 PM 485 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Nov 1st 2017, 4:52 PM 2,355 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Oct 25th 2017, 5:02 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Oct 18th 2017, 4:52 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Oct 11th 2017, 5:24 PM 501 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Oct 4th 2017, 3:33 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Sep 27th 2017, 5:18 PM 670 Views 1 Comment

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you read to your kids at night?

Sep 20th 2017, 5:50 PM 1,234 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Magazine

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?

Sep 13th 2017, 5:42 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Do your kids prefer touchscreens or toys?

Sep 6th 2017, 6:02 PM 504 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Aug 30th 2017, 5:27 PM 4,782 Views 3 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:30 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

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

Aug 16th 2017, 4:35 PM 968 Views 0 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated?

Aug 9th 2017, 4:29 PM 1,787 Views 3 Comments

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
# Family Poll

Poll: What do you do for childcare?

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:57 PM 1,440 Views 1 Comment

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
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Jul 26th 2017, 5:04 PM 492 Views 0 Comments

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

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