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#Parenting

# parenting - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name Do Ya Wanna

Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name

But there’s just one problem…

# parenting - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Dad made a book out of all the ludicrous things he says to his toddlers Extreme Parenting

A Dad made a book out of all the ludicrous things he says to his toddlers

“He’s your brother, not a pull toy.”

# parenting - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge All new parents will relate to the hilarious sign on this Mam's front door Don't Knock

All new parents will relate to the hilarious sign on this Mam's front door

“Only knock on this door if you’re Gary Barlow.”

# parenting - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch these giddy twins 'fall asleep' the second they hear their mam's voice Twin Telepathy

# parenting - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral Top Dad

This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral

“How do you think a dad feels when his son wants to get this? YEAH!”

# parenting - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge David Beckham was not happy with the Daily Mail and let it be known Dummygate

# parenting - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Parents are posting pictures of their kids' 'poo faces' online, and it's hilariously gross Poo Face

Parents are posting pictures of their kids' 'poo faces' online, and it's hilariously gross

If you’re happy in your nappy clap your hands…

# parenting - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman shut a toddler in a washing machine for a 'laugh' and no one was impressed Bad Move This post contains a poll

A woman shut a toddler in a washing machine for a 'laugh' and no one was impressed

Courtney Stewart said the toddler, who has Down’s syndrome, “loves the washing machine”.

# parenting - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This fed-up mother of twins had a novel solution to silence prying strangers Twin Trouble

# parenting - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

16 tweets that perfectly sum up being a parent

It’s the little struggles.

# parenting - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Don't push your children into careers they're not suited for – it can backfire

It can be hard to do, but sometimes we should back off and let young people make their own decisions.

# parenting - Monday 1 June, 2015

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?

Yes, no or sometimes?

# parenting - Monday 18 May, 2015

Rich New York mums are getting 'wife bonuses' from their banker husbands

And the payments are performance-related, apparently.

# parenting - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'We thought we could set up an online shop, work from home and make a fortune'

One of the sisters behind Clevamama tells us about building an award-winning export business.

# parenting - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Five presents you should never buy other people’s kids

All ye generous friends and family out there, please remember – a present is for life, not just for the first five minutes.

# parenting - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Jimmy Kimmel asked kids which parent they love more and they had no bother picking Sh*t Kids Say

# parenting - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Are your little ones fussy eaters? Here's how to make dinnertime feel less like a raging battle

Child and adolescent psychotherapist Colman Noctor gave us some top tips for parents.

# parenting - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Attention parents: We'll have an expert in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your questions

Are you having problems with your little ones? Ask the expert…

# parenting - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge What Kind Of Parent Will You Be? Quiz

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Are you ready?

Want to help your kids survive in today's world? Teach them to cop on

The fake Internet world our children are growing up in is making them more vulnerable in the real world – but you can help.

# parenting - Monday 9 March, 2015

The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling

Many women are simply unable to breastfeed – and they shouldn’t be made to feel like failures for it.

# parenting - Monday 16 February, 2015

'The telly is the most effective, reliable and cheap form of babysitter known to man'

Telly is powerful stuff – for both parent and child.

# parenting - Friday 6 February, 2015

Opinion: Good riddance to Black January – it hasn't been kind to us parents

I have lines on my face that weren’t there in 2014. A month of rolling childhood illnesses will do that to you.

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children? Corporal Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?

The Pope says it is, sometimes.

# parenting - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

# parenting - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage

When you think of ‘depression’, feelings of sadness and anxiety might come to mind – but anger is powerful (often overlooked) emotion.

# parenting - Monday 12 January, 2015

Opinion: 'My daughter is happy. My daughter has two homes.'

Co-parenting after the breakdown of a relationship can be difficult – but, with a little humility and cooperation, you can do the best for your child.

# parenting - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself

Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.

# parenting - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends

On overcast, rainy weekends, it can be tough to keep them occupied.

# parenting - Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This warning letter from Santa to a naughty kid is genius parenting On The Naughty List

This warning letter from Santa to a naughty kid is genius parenting

Santa isn’t taking any crap this year.

# parenting - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Opinion: Stay-at-home fathers are still seen as a 'novelty' but perceptions are slowly changing

In the future we will no longer think in terms of stay-at-home ‘mothers’ or ‘fathers’, and instead just refer to stay-at-home parents.

# parenting - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Opinion: Christmas – the season of sugar-laced tantrums, queues, and unreasonable demands

One disastrous shopping attempt and an aborted visit to see the Christmas tree lights are all you need to find what’s really important in the run-up to Christmas…

# parenting - Thursday 27 November, 2014

# parenting - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Opinion: The unwritten rule that helps stressed parents through the tough days

There’s a casual solidarity between parents of young children that can lift you up on the lonely days.

# parenting - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Detachment parenting – deliver, bond, and then deposit in creche

Many parents have no choice but to return to work when their babies are still very young – and the process is a bit brutal on all concerned.

# parenting - Friday 31 October, 2014

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance

The High Court ruled that the decision must be reviewed.

# parenting - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

# parenting - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?

It now seems ‘the first bite’ has been added to the long list of modern-day childhood milestones.

# parenting - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mum chronicles her 4-year-old daughter's 'innocent' insults Hey Mom

Mum chronicles her 4-year-old daughter's 'innocent' insults

“You have so many hairs on your face. Is that a moustache or a beard?”

# parenting - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections

“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.