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# parenting - Monday 26 June, 2017

Mums and dads, we want you: Join TheJournal.ie's Parents Panel
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Mums and dads, we want you: Join TheJournal.ie's Parents Panel

Jun 26th 2017, 10:46 AM 14,684 Views 33 Comments

Share your experiences with us and earn some seriously sweet rewards in return.

# parenting - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies
# Parenting
# Parenting

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies

Jun 4th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,639 Views 6 Comments

A new universal subsidy comes into force from September.

# parenting - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

May 11th 2017, 6:04 AM 40,850 Views 16 Comments

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# parenting - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'
# Column
# Column

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'

Mar 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 376 Views 6 Comments

Finding that middle ground between idealistic and realistic mothering can be very difficult, writes Grace Vaughan.

# parenting - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents
# Babies
# Babies

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents

Nov 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,297 Views 8 Comments

Put down Gina Ford, go with your gut and you’ll get through it.

# parenting - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'It's not the State's problem, it's the family's': Care system to adopt tough love approach
# Responsibility
# Responsibility

'It's not the State's problem, it's the family's': Care system to adopt tough love approach

Oct 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,011 Views 33 Comments

The chief executive of Tusla said the agency wants families to share more power and responsibility, and to “own their problems”.

# parenting - Friday 7 October, 2016

This dad's brilliant solution to keeping his triplets quiet in the car is going viral
# Triplet Hacks
From The Daily Edge
# Triplet Hacks

This dad's brilliant solution to keeping his triplets quiet in the car is going viral

Oct 7th 2016, 2:04 PM 11,548 Views 8 Comments

Genius.

# parenting - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby
# Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Parenting

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby

Oct 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 7,377 Views 11 Comments

ENDLESS QUESTIONS.

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras
# Latching On
# Latching On

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Oct 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 23,323 Views 34 Comments

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

# parenting - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better"
# Use Discretion
# Use Discretion

Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better"

Sep 28th 2016, 5:51 PM 64,797 Views 103 Comments

The sign was taken down shortly after being put on the door of the airport’s ‘designated baby feeding room’.

Parents are sharing the grim, grim breakfasts they eat every day, inspired by this comedian
# Kinderleavings
From The Daily Edge
# Kinderleavings

Parents are sharing the grim, grim breakfasts they eat every day, inspired by this comedian

Sep 28th 2016, 11:54 AM 9,879 Views 0 Comments

“I had some yogurt I licked off my fingers after cleaning my son up.”

# parenting - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend
# Good F**king Luck
From The Daily Edge
# Good F**king Luck

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend

Aug 16th 2016, 6:13 PM 13,132 Views 8 Comments

“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”

# parenting - Friday 22 July, 2016

These parents came up with the most scheming of all Tooth Fairy letters
# Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Parenting

These parents came up with the most scheming of all Tooth Fairy letters

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:16 AM 5,621 Views 4 Comments

So harsh.

# parenting - Monday 4 July, 2016

18 people that are basically you as a parent
# Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Parenting

18 people that are basically you as a parent

Jul 4th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,738 Views 1 Comment

It’s a tough gig.

# parenting - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Pushy parents create self-critical children
# Chill Out
# Chill Out

Pushy parents create self-critical children

Jun 25th 2016, 1:00 PM 20,732 Views 36 Comments

Take a step back, mams and dads.

# parenting - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café
# Mean Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Mean Girls

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café

Jun 7th 2016, 9:13 AM 9,770 Views 5 Comments

“You are smart and you are pretty. It would take nothing from you to also be kind.”

# parenting - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This dad's hilarious video about getting his baby to sleep is going super viral on Facebook
# How To Dad
From The Daily Edge
# How To Dad

This dad's hilarious video about getting his baby to sleep is going super viral on Facebook

May 31st 2016, 8:34 AM 6,721 Views 1 Comment

Parents everywhere will relate so hard.

# parenting - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

A mam asked her husband for updates on the baby, and he took the absolute piss
# Man Vs Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Man Vs Baby

A mam asked her husband for updates on the baby, and he took the absolute piss

May 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 11,908 Views 1 Comment

“A proper picture nobhead!”

# parenting - Friday 22 April, 2016

This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday
# Baby On Board
From The Daily Edge
# Baby On Board

This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday

Apr 22nd 2016, 6:17 PM 9,586 Views 0 Comments

“We had a checklist for what to pack, it had just one item on it:… ‘Everything’”

# parenting - Monday 18 April, 2016

The cameras at the hurling in Thurles caught an excellent parenting moment
# Screens
From The Daily Edge
# Screens

The cameras at the hurling in Thurles caught an excellent parenting moment

Apr 18th 2016, 11:38 AM 14,768 Views 2 Comments

“PUT YOUR SHOES ON.”

# parenting - Sunday 17 April, 2016

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee
# Opinion
# Opinion

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee

Apr 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 1,376 Views 56 Comments

Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.

Every parent needs to follow this hilarious dad of 4 on Twitter
# Exploding Unicorn
From The Daily Edge
# Exploding Unicorn

Every parent needs to follow this hilarious dad of 4 on Twitter

Apr 17th 2016, 12:16 PM 10,663 Views 2 Comments

With four daughters under five, he’s tweeting to stay sane.

# parenting - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'

Apr 16th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,385 Views 26 Comments

Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# parenting - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

This blogger's Facebook post about being a working Mam is extremely relatable
# It Ain't Easy
From The Daily Edge
# It Ain't Easy

This blogger's Facebook post about being a working Mam is extremely relatable

Apr 12th 2016, 8:12 AM 6,650 Views 4 Comments

Your car is filthy and there are sultanas EVERYWHERE.

# parenting - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'
# Parenting
# Parenting

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'

Apr 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 36,835 Views 23 Comments

‘I felt very vulnerable, having lost a child, with a child who then wouldn’t eat.’

# parenting - Monday 7 March, 2016

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook
# 21st Century Mam
# 21st Century Mam

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

Mar 7th 2016, 10:51 PM 57,253 Views 66 Comments

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook
# 21st Century Mam
From The Daily Edge
# 21st Century Mam

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

Mar 7th 2016, 8:21 AM 8,971 Views 1 Comment

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

# parenting - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

14 pictures that perfectly sum up parenting
# Little Ones
From The Daily Edge
# Little Ones

14 pictures that perfectly sum up parenting

Feb 24th 2016, 6:04 PM 12,214 Views 3 Comments

In all its glory.

# parenting - Monday 8 February, 2016

This mum's heroic struggle to get her four toddlers to bed is going insanely viral
# Mums
From The Daily Edge
# Mums

This mum's heroic struggle to get her four toddlers to bed is going insanely viral

Feb 8th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,342 Views 6 Comments

Get her some wine, stat.

# parenting - Monday 25 January, 2016

This little kid knows exactly how to show appreciation for their mam
# Thanks Mam
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks Mam

This little kid knows exactly how to show appreciation for their mam

Jan 25th 2016, 11:38 AM 5,534 Views 0 Comments

#lovinlife #blessed

# parenting - Monday 18 January, 2016

The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers
# F**king Cake
From The Daily Edge
# F**king Cake

The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers

Jan 18th 2016, 7:04 PM 12,936 Views 3 Comments

She’s back, and it’s reached even more people than last time.

# parenting - Friday 15 January, 2016

Poll: Should all new parents attend parenting classes?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should all new parents attend parenting classes?

Jan 15th 2016, 9:20 AM 16,495 Views 73 Comments

What do you think?

A kid asked for more pocket money and received an official letter from the Bank of Dad
# Dad Skills
From The Daily Edge
# Dad Skills

A kid asked for more pocket money and received an official letter from the Bank of Dad

Jan 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 7,380 Views 2 Comments

Dad level: 9000.

# parenting - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course
# Parenting For Dummies
# Parenting For Dummies

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course

Jan 10th 2016, 2:42 PM 12,736 Views 64 Comments

David Cameron is to unveil the plans tomorrow.

# parenting - Saturday 9 January, 2016

This mam listed the 44 reasons her toddler threw a tantrum in one day
# Wobbler
From The Daily Edge
# Wobbler

This mam listed the 44 reasons her toddler threw a tantrum in one day

Jan 9th 2016, 12:28 PM 11,257 Views 6 Comments

And they’re all completely rational.

# parenting - 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 7,391 Views 0 Comments

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

# parenting - Monday 14 December, 2015

A trans teen's mum updated her tattoo of him in the nicest way
# Good Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Good Parenting

A trans teen's mum updated her tattoo of him in the nicest way

Dec 14th 2015, 6:51 PM 6,631 Views 5 Comments

The perfect tribute.

# parenting - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

This woman is documenting the realities of parenthood with hilarious comics
# Hurrah For Gin
From The Daily Edge
# Hurrah For Gin

This woman is documenting the realities of parenthood with hilarious comics

Dec 8th 2015, 10:08 PM 10,439 Views 1 Comment

When nipping out to the shops alone is like a trip to the spa…

# parenting - Saturday 21 November, 2015

'We're finally getting rid of the buggy. Here are 10 things I won't miss about it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We're finally getting rid of the buggy. Here are 10 things I won't miss about it'

Nov 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 655 Views 34 Comments

The ‘no buggy allowed’ signs, the leaf sludge and, of course, the dog poo, writes Claire Micks.

# parenting - Friday 9 October, 2015

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral
# Fertility Treatment
# Fertility Treatment

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

Oct 9th 2015, 9:09 PM 29,640 Views 57 Comments

The image has prompted an outpouring of heartfelt messages from other parents who have conceived through IVF.