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# parents - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?
# Childcare
# Childcare

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?

Jul 26th 2017, 12:53 PM 4,340 Views 3 Comments

Family childcare comes at a price that can be difficult to define, writes Chrissie Russell.

# parents - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Jun 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 20,814 Views 17 Comments

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

# parents - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'

Jun 15th 2017, 6:45 AM 22,453 Views 26 Comments

Children and technology expert Andy Phippen gives his advice to parents on the issue of sexting.

# parents - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Child remains in care after parents refuse to answer phone or turn up to court hearing
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child remains in care after parents refuse to answer phone or turn up to court hearing

Apr 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,369 Views 0 Comments

The family court heard that the family had living arrangements “unsuitable for a young child”.

# parents - Sunday 16 April, 2017

At what age are you 'too old' to get an Easter egg off your parents?
# Egg On Your Face
From The Daily Edge
# Egg On Your Face

At what age are you 'too old' to get an Easter egg off your parents?

Apr 16th 2017, 3:38 PM 13,231 Views 5 Comments

The burning question of the day.

# parents - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

More parents are using children to shoplift for them, according to retailers
# Added Pressure
# Added Pressure

More parents are using children to shoplift for them, according to retailers

Mar 29th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,750 Views 16 Comments

According to Retail Excellence, all kinds of shops – from electronics to garden centres – are reporting higher rates of children shoplifting.

# parents - Monday 13 March, 2017

Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed
# You're Next
From The Daily Edge
# You're Next

Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed

Mar 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 19,386 Views 15 Comments

Social media crimes 101.

# parents - Friday 3 March, 2017

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced
# Newborns
# Newborns

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 14,877 Views 16 Comments

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

# parents - Friday 17 February, 2017

'He likes his dad to collect him from the airport' - WWE's heartwarming tribute to Ireland's Finn Balor
# Background
From The42
# Background

'He likes his dad to collect him from the airport' - WWE's heartwarming tribute to Ireland's Finn Balor

Feb 17th 2017, 9:49 AM 8,662 Views 9 Comments

The 35-year-old Wicklow native, whose real name is Fergal Devitt, has forged a successful career in wrestling.

# parents - Monday 13 February, 2017

Prisoner parenting course aims to prevent mothers and fathers from reoffending
# Family Supports
# Family Supports

Prisoner parenting course aims to prevent mothers and fathers from reoffending

Feb 13th 2017, 2:40 PM 9,449 Views 12 Comments

Evidence shows that fathers who have positive relationships with their children are six times less likely to reoffend.

# parents - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today

Jan 5th 2017, 4:54 PM 25,798 Views 61 Comments

Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.

# parents - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'If we had simply accepted that ageist foster parents rule, it would still be with us'
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'If we had simply accepted that ageist foster parents rule, it would still be with us'

Dec 28th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,296 Views 9 Comments

In May, TheJournal.ie exclusively reported about the case where grandparents were told they were too old to be the foster carers of their grandchild.

# parents - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'If he has a major seizure in the night, we need to know the car will start'
# Mobility Grant
# Mobility Grant

'If he has a major seizure in the night, we need to know the car will start'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,552 Views 22 Comments

The mother of a boy with severe cerebral palsy will meet with the Minister for Disability Issues today.

# parents - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Everyone fell in love with this girl's lovely parents on RTÉ's Only Gay in the Village
# Only Gay In The Village
From The Daily Edge
# Only Gay In The Village

Everyone fell in love with this girl's lovely parents on RTÉ's Only Gay in the Village

Nov 10th 2016, 10:03 AM 10,017 Views 0 Comments

They are parent goals.

# parents - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI
# Childcare
# Childcare

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:01 AM 24,340 Views 37 Comments

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

# parents - 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 23,996 Views 33 Comments

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

# parents - Monday 17 October, 2016

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father
# Courts
# Courts

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father

Oct 17th 2016, 12:32 PM 22,636 Views 47 Comments

The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.

# parents - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you
# You Raise Them Up
# You Raise Them Up

Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you

Oct 11th 2016, 7:07 PM 49,183 Views 65 Comments

Subsidised childcare, increased benefits for single parents and tax cuts will all benefit families.

# parents - 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.

# parents - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Sep 29th 2016, 8:39 AM 14,134 Views 32 Comments

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

# parents - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

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.”

# parents - Saturday 17 September, 2016

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand
# Mammy Dinners
From The Daily Edge
# Mammy Dinners

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand

Sep 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 13,859 Views 0 Comments

So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.

# parents - 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 13,128 Views 8 Comments

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

# parents - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Savita Halappanavar "at the core" of new care standards for bereaved parents
# Pregnancy Loss
# Pregnancy Loss

Savita Halappanavar "at the core" of new care standards for bereaved parents

Aug 10th 2016, 1:48 PM 8,953 Views 34 Comments

The HSE launched its national standards for bereavement care following pregnancy loss today.

# parents - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out
# Enrolment Policies
# Enrolment Policies

Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:05 PM 16,840 Views 74 Comments

‘Baptise your child just to get into a school or don’t baptise but then fear your child may be ostracised from their class group?’

# parents - Monday 18 July, 2016

This mam craftily used Pokémon Go to get her son to do some housework
# Come Upstairs
From The Daily Edge
# Come Upstairs

This mam craftily used Pokémon Go to get her son to do some housework

Jul 18th 2016, 8:34 AM 4,628 Views 1 Comment

Lies make baby Pikachu cry.

# parents - Thursday 7 July, 2016

"You feel invisible" - the Irish children suffering from their parents' abuse of alcohol
# Demon Drink
# Demon Drink

"You feel invisible" - the Irish children suffering from their parents' abuse of alcohol

Jul 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,220 Views 16 Comments

A new Oireachtas grouping is targeting the harm done to children by their parents’ alcohol abuse.

# parents - Saturday 2 July, 2016

14 memories that are too real for anyone who grew up with strict parents
# Curfew
From The Daily Edge
# Curfew

14 memories that are too real for anyone who grew up with strict parents

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:15 PM 10,308 Views 2 Comments

“As long as you’re living under my roof…”

# parents - Monday 20 June, 2016

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500

Jun 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 15,245 Views 99 Comments

Some children are making more than €800.

# parents - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found
# Disney Resort
# Disney Resort

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

Jun 15th 2016, 10:12 PM 109,726 Views 83 Comments

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# parents - Saturday 11 June, 2016

New parents to receive extra four weeks of parental leave
# Baby Time
# Baby Time

New parents to receive extra four weeks of parental leave

Jun 11th 2016, 1:23 PM 35,971 Views 54 Comments

Two separate schemes are being rolled out.

# parents - Monday 23 May, 2016

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age
# Courts
# Courts

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age

May 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 82,398 Views 0 Comments

“He is our pride and joy” – couple in their 60s devastated by Tusla decision.

# parents - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Children whose parents are mentored are less likely to be overweight or have lower IQs
# Preparing For Life
# Preparing For Life

Children whose parents are mentored are less likely to be overweight or have lower IQs

May 17th 2016, 10:55 AM 24,037 Views 45 Comments

That’s according to the results of a major early childhood intervention programme that was trialled in north Dublin.

# parents - Monday 16 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2016, 8:58 PM 14,023 Views 1 Comment

Problems for non-religious parents, Finian McGrath’s smoking comments and the suspension of the Luas sick pay scheme…

# parents - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

There's a ruckus brewing in south Dublin over a mobile phone mast next to a kids' school
# Radio Waves
# Radio Waves

There's a ruckus brewing in south Dublin over a mobile phone mast next to a kids' school

May 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 21,535 Views 73 Comments

Parents say the proposed mast is a ‘risk they’re not willing to take’.

# parents - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Search to identify Prince's heirs as he died 'without a will'
# Intestate
# Intestate

Search to identify Prince's heirs as he died 'without a will'

Apr 27th 2016, 10:08 PM 30,487 Views 37 Comments

Immediate decisions must be made about his business interests.

# parents - Monday 28 March, 2016

Bouncy castle death: "I never thought our beautiful angel would be taken away from us"
# Summer Grant
# Summer Grant

Bouncy castle death: "I never thought our beautiful angel would be taken away from us"

Mar 28th 2016, 3:03 PM 30,222 Views 21 Comments

Summer Grant’s parents have released a statement about her death.

# parents - Sunday 20 March, 2016

"I wrote from anger": This hard-hitting Irish book is about tattoos and tragedy
# Needlework
# Needlework

"I wrote from anger": This hard-hitting Irish book is about tattoos and tragedy

Mar 20th 2016, 9:15 AM 24,393 Views 19 Comments

We spoke to the author, Deirdre Sullivan.

# parents - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Entertaining kids can be tough. Here's how to survive the playcentre
# Column
# Column

Entertaining kids can be tough. Here's how to survive the playcentre

Mar 19th 2016, 6:30 PM 148 Views 11 Comments

The holidays with the kids can be tough. Claire Micks has some advice about navigating the play centre.

# parents - Friday 11 March, 2016

Why are parents entrusting their child’s wellbeing to someone they are paying buttons to?
# Column
# Column

Why are parents entrusting their child’s wellbeing to someone they are paying buttons to?

Mar 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,094 Views 59 Comments

The issue of au pairs is a direct result of ridiculous childcare costs, writes Donal O’Keeffe.