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# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'I couldn't let her see there was anything wrong': Zoe shares the reality behind this candid snap

‘We had just gotten the news of our nanny’s passing.’

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9 garden-friendly toys to keep kids entertained this week - for under €20

If you have some space out the front or back, now’s the time to make the most of it.

Am I being a bad parent... by using the TV to keep my kids quiet while I work from home?

Three experts share their thoughts on a situation many parents have found themselves in lately.

The real-world guide to cooking with kids: How to do it while maintaining your sanity

‘You might not need exactly 20 blueberries counted out… but your kids don’t know that.’

Yes to treasure hunts, no to colouring: Parents share their hits and misses while stuck at home

We asked mums and dads around Ireland for the activities keeping their kids entertained.

# parenting-magazine - Monday 16 March, 2020

Offerwatch: Mothercare's warehouse sale, plus 9 more kid and baby deals to know about

Including offers at H&M, Lidl and JoJo Maman Bebe.

'We release balloons on her birthday': Shona shares the emotional story behind this image

‘This looks like the most Instagrammable photo, but the balloons are about more than that.’

Am I being a bad parent... by arguing with my husband in front of our kids?

Should arguments happen away from the kids – or do they show that we’re human?

From baby pyjamas to Blu-Tack: Parents share the strange objects their kids are obsessed with

Sometimes we all look for comfort – and we find it in many, many different places…

‘Don’t feel guilty about the TV’: Essential rules for parents working from home this week

Chrissie Russell shares her learnings from five years of freelancing with kids in tow.

# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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Offerwatch: Up to 50% off at Marks & Spencer, plus more deals for your little ones this week

Including offers at Debenhams, H&M and Mamas & Papas.

'Our daughter demanded ice cream': Kristina shares the reality behind this scenic family photo

‘The kids absolutely refused to sit for photos.’

'Is the virus coming to our house?': 5 weighty questions from my kids - and how I've answered them

From the coronavirus to mortality, my kids cover all the bases, writes Sheena McGinley.

9 new mums share their best maternity wear buys - from belly bands to H&M leggings

Here’s what got our Parents Panel through pregnancy, nursing and beyond.

# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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Offerwatch: €9.99 Disney duvets at Aldi, plus more deals for your little ones this week

You’ll also find discounts at Mamas & Papas, Boots and Mothercare.

'He had no interest at first': Nichole shares how she finally scored a smile for the camera

‘I started chasing him just to have some fun.’

Am I being a bad parent... by asking people to turn off the TV around my kids?

How far should I push the ‘no screens’ rule? Three experts weigh in.

'Mum adored our Sunday walks': 8 parents on the childhood traditions they're sharing with their own kids

‘I have no doubt my boys will grow to hate the walks as much as I did.’

'Every latch brought toe-curling pain': The unexpected grief of being unable to breastfeed

‘I felt I was broken, faulty and a fraud,’ writes Kathryn Walsh.

# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

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Offerwatch: 30% off winter gear at Marks & Spencer, plus 11 more deals to shop this week

We’ve spotted discounts at Polarn O Pyret, Mothercare and Boots.

'It was so hard to get him home': Shauna shares the tantrum-filled reality behind this snap

‘Then I had the audacity to put his juice in the wrong cup.’

Am I being a bad parent... by stopping my four-year-old from going to birthday parties?

Social activities are important for development, but are they always worth the stress they can cause?

Repeating yourself? 9 effective ways to say 'no' to your kids - without the word 'no'

Sheena McGinley shares some of the alternative phrases she’s employed in her own home.

11 new parents on the 'must-have' items that weren't worth the money - from nappy bins to parasols

‘Our co-sleeper now functions as a really useful snack holder.’

# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

How to keep costs down as your kids grow up - from creative packed lunches to DIY drama classes

Sheena McGinley shares some practical advice for handling the basics on a budget.

Offerwatch: 20% off buggies at Mamas & Papas, plus more kid and baby deals to shop this week

Plus, discounts at Debenhams, Boots and Bella Baby.

'It took an army of aunts and uncles to get him smiling': Karen shares how she made this family photo happen

‘We normally have tantrums and tears at mealtimes – and that’s just from me.’

Am I being a bad parent... by not getting a family pet?

Say no, or give in to the constant pleas for a dog? Three experts have their say.

'It's my bible': 7 genuinely useful parenting books and apps, as recommended by mums and dads

‘My mum gave me her old copy of Your Baby And Child. We both found it invaluable.’

# parenting-magazine - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

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Offerwatch: The Mothercare stock clearance sale, plus more kid and baby deals to know about this week

We’ve spotted discounts at Polarn O Pyret, Debenhams and more.

'There was pancake batter flying across the kitchen': Bernie shares the reality behind this candid cookery snap

‘There was tantrum two seconds after this picture was taken,’

Am I being a bad parent... by making my sons share a room for convenience?

Three Irish experts have their say.

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