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#Parenthood

# parenthood - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work

Jul 25th 2021, 7:30 AM 21,451 Views 14 Comments

Three months paternity leave isn’t the norm – but it’s good for both family and employer, says Shane Doyle

# parenthood - Friday 28 October, 2016

Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change
# All Change
# All Change

Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change

Oct 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,454 Views 4 Comments

Moments of crisis or contentment – managing life changes can be done.

# parenthood - Thursday 31 December, 2015

A man's hilariously honest account of being a new dad is going super viral
# Ross Kemp
From The Daily Edge
# Ross Kemp

A man's hilariously honest account of being a new dad is going super viral

Dec 31st 2015, 2:55 PM 7,405 Views 0 Comments

“Baby piss in your eye is really only funny the first time.”

# parenthood - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Find yourself saying ridiculous things to children? This Dad made a book about it
# Parenthood
# Parenthood

Find yourself saying ridiculous things to children? This Dad made a book about it

Sep 20th 2015, 9:32 PM 62,825 Views 55 Comments

‘We do not poop in books’ and other words of wisdom.

# parenthood - Friday 19 June, 2015

16 tweets that perfectly sum up being a parent
# 99 Problems
From The Daily Edge
# 99 Problems

16 tweets that perfectly sum up being a parent

Jun 19th 2015, 4:45 PM 9,781 Views 1 Comment

It’s the little struggles.

# parenthood - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Am I alone in Mummy Martyr stakes? (Why are parents so bad at looking after themselves?)
# Opinion
# Opinion

Am I alone in Mummy Martyr stakes? (Why are parents so bad at looking after themselves?)

Apr 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 243 Views 61 Comments

Whether it’s standards, expectations, or good old-fashioned Irish Catholic guilt, most parents are guilty of putting their kids’ needs ahead of their own.

# parenthood - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it
# Family Time
# Family Time

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 53 Views 45 Comments

Nowadays it’s seen as quite normal to have kids in your late 30s… but many women still want to start a family earlier.

# parenthood - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Opinion: 'Egg freeze' offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads
# Fertility
# Fertility

Opinion: 'Egg freeze' offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads

Oct 16th 2014, 8:00 PM 95 Views 63 Comments

Freeze in haste, repent at leisure?

# parenthood - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'

Aug 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 5,312 Views 87 Comments

Overall, more women than men stay at home to raise children (at least for a short while). But why?

# parenthood - Monday 21 July, 2014

Opinion: Struggling to entertain the kids over the summer holidays?
# Children
# Children

Opinion: Struggling to entertain the kids over the summer holidays?

Jul 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 592 Views 31 Comments

One of the things I love about the summer holidays is the fact that there are no rules – we are at nobody else’s beck and call.

# parenthood - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

8 warnings for anyone thinking of having kids
# Parenthood
From The Daily Edge
# Parenthood

8 warnings for anyone thinking of having kids

Jul 16th 2014, 1:00 PM 49,744 Views 110 Comments

Wise words.

# parenthood - Thursday 19 June, 2014

14 wonderfully geeky parents who are doing it right
# Beta Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Beta Baby

14 wonderfully geeky parents who are doing it right

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 34,425 Views 16 Comments

The force is with them all.

# parenthood - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Opinion: An apology on Father’s Day (or oops! I did it again!)
# Family
# Family

Opinion: An apology on Father’s Day (or oops! I did it again!)

Jun 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 31 Views 24 Comments

Mums, let us take a vow to truly appreciate every father’s parenting style.

# parenthood - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter
# Having Children
# Having Children

Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter

Jun 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 95 Views 17 Comments

Dealing with my own infertility and the emotional journey that is IVF was full of anguish, but now we have our beautiful twins – and I love them so much it’s overwhelming.

# parenthood - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed
# Well Played
From The Daily Edge
# Well Played

15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed

Apr 30th 2014, 1:04 PM 42,271 Views 12 Comments

Internet 1, Supernanny 0.

# parenthood - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Column: Peaches and Paula – a mum without a mum and a photograph that spoke a thousand words.
# Bereavement
# Bereavement

Column: Peaches and Paula – a mum without a mum and a photograph that spoke a thousand words.

Apr 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 711 Views 26 Comments

Nothing prepared me for how the birth of my own children would mercilessly rip the scab off the wound that my mother’s death had left behind. In that way, I could relate to the late Peaches Geldof, writes Claire Micks.

# parenthood - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'
# Guilt Trip
# Guilt Trip

Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'

Mar 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 230 Views 56 Comments

Guilt may not be the defining emotion of motherhood but it is certainly one of the most consistent, writes Emily Hourican.

# parenthood - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Older dads can lead to more problems for kids, study finds
# Parenthood
# Parenthood

Older dads can lead to more problems for kids, study finds

Mar 1st 2014, 5:00 PM 19,853 Views 47 Comments

Children born to older dads are more likely to have a range of psychiatric and academic problems.

# parenthood - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.
# Child's Play
# Child's Play

Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.

Feb 8th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,741 Views 25 Comments

Playdates are basically the office parties of kid-land: the stakes are higher than they seem and opting out is harder than you think, writes Emily Hourican.

# parenthood - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Poll: Should women be paid to be surrogates?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should women be paid to be surrogates?

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:35 AM 12,007 Views 70 Comments

The government is going to bring in a law making it illegal for women to be paid to be a surrogate mother. What do you think?

# parenthood - Monday 23 December, 2013

Parents adorably recreate movie scenes using their baby and some cardboard
# Child's Play
From The Daily Edge
# Child's Play

Parents adorably recreate movie scenes using their baby and some cardboard

Dec 23rd 2013, 7:58 AM 3,259 Views 1 Comment

Babies. What are they for, if not our amusement?

# parenthood - Saturday 26 October, 2013

14 families who have totally nailed dressing up for Halloween
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

14 families who have totally nailed dressing up for Halloween

Oct 26th 2013, 8:15 PM 56,051 Views 33 Comments

What, your family doesn’t dress up in immaculately made themed costumes?

# parenthood - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Column: Baby v Career – how to pick a path through the minefield of working motherhood
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Baby v Career – how to pick a path through the minefield of working motherhood

Sep 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 30 Views 30 Comments

Throughout the eventful months of pregnancy, and amid all the changes a new baby brings, one question can remain the hardest to answer: “Will you be returning to work?”, writes Sarah Crown.

# parenthood - Sunday 26 May, 2013

13 things people with babies do From The Daily Edge

13 things people with babies do

May 26th 2013, 8:15 PM 54,897 Views 120 Comments

You! Holding the child! We’re talking to you!

# parenthood - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Conversation between a dad and his 2-year-old reenacted by grownups
# She's The Boss
From The Daily Edge
# She's The Boss

Conversation between a dad and his 2-year-old reenacted by grownups

May 23rd 2013, 4:45 PM 8,445 Views 2 Comments

‘You can’t talk to her…she’s the princess.’

# parenthood - Sunday 28 April, 2013

11 of the world’s most embarrassing parents
# Mortification Station
From The Daily Edge
# Mortification Station

11 of the world’s most embarrassing parents

Apr 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 75,911 Views 29 Comments

Barack Obama is preparing to join their ranks.

# parenthood - Saturday 20 April, 2013

8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework
# Dear Teacher...
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Teacher...

8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework

Apr 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 159,097 Views 56 Comments

And we’re not just talking about their educational well-being, either.

# parenthood - Sunday 7 April, 2013

11 kids who were just trying to help (PICS)
# Wreck The Gaf
From The Daily Edge
# Wreck The Gaf

11 kids who were just trying to help (PICS)

Apr 7th 2013, 9:35 AM 37,808 Views 59 Comments

They are little angels, really.

# parenthood - Sunday 31 March, 2013

14 lessons to teach your children before they're 12
# Life Lessons
From The Daily Edge
# Life Lessons

14 lessons to teach your children before they're 12

Mar 31st 2013, 8:15 PM 47,361 Views 66 Comments

That seagulls can not be trusted, for example.

# parenthood - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet
# The Horror!
From The Daily Edge
# The Horror!

11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet

Mar 27th 2013, 1:25 PM 23,273 Views 26 Comments

Seriously, it’s hard to believe they actually exist.

# parenthood - Saturday 23 March, 2013

11 babies whose parents think they're toys
# Ah Here
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Here

11 babies whose parents think they're toys

Mar 23rd 2013, 9:30 AM 29,348 Views 21 Comments

They’re not just for dressing up you know.

# parenthood - Sunday 10 March, 2013

15 things no one tells you about having kids
# If You Only Knew
From The Daily Edge
# If You Only Knew

15 things no one tells you about having kids

Mar 10th 2013, 8:15 PM 79,763 Views 109 Comments

Or if they do, you don’t believe them.

# parenthood - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Concern in China over number of single males
# Bare Branches
# Bare Branches

Concern in China over number of single males

Feb 7th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,710 Views 21 Comments

Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.

# parenthood - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...
# Cry Baby
# Cry Baby

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...

Oct 18th 2012, 10:23 AM 7,686 Views 32 Comments

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have kids of your own – the sound of an infant in distress provokes strong reaction in the human brain.

# parenthood - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Oct 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 471 Views 32 Comments

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

# parenthood - Monday 1 October, 2012

National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'

Oct 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 11,654 Views 67 Comments

The HSE says this year’s event will focus on the importance of breastfeeding for the health of children and mothers, and highlight how rates of breastfeeding in Ireland fall way below those of other European countries.

# parenthood - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea

Apr 15th 2012, 6:00 PM 45 Views 39 Comments

Statutory paternity leave would help shift the attitudes of a whole society, argues Andrew Doherty – recalling the birth of his own children.

# parenthood - Friday 2 March, 2012

Poll: Should women breastfeed in public?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should women breastfeed in public?

Mar 2nd 2012, 9:59 AM 6,669 Views 112 Comments

If a woman chooses to breastfeed her child, should she do so in public? Let us know what you think.

# parenthood - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin
# Facebook
# Facebook

Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin

Jan 31st 2012, 11:17 AM 7,094 Views 182 Comments

Demonstrations will take place at Facebook offices in several cities across the world next week by protesters who are angry about Facebook deleting images of breastfeeding.

# parenthood - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal
# Fatherhood
# Fatherhood

Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal

Sep 13th 2011, 4:19 PM 593 Views 7 Comments

New research suggests that men are “biologically wired” to remain for child-rearing – as testosterone levels drop after a partner gives birth.

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