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# parents - 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.

# parents - Friday 12 February, 2016

Introducing the latest internet sensation: a man who throws eggs at/to his mother every day...
# I Am The Egg Mam
# I Am The Egg Mam

Introducing the latest internet sensation: a man who throws eggs at/to his mother every day...

Feb 12th 2016, 9:19 PM 31,290 Views 29 Comments

Lesser women would have ‘cracked’ under the pressure.

This lad throws eggs to his unsuspecting mam every day, and it's weirdly hilarious
# I Am The Egg Mam
From The Daily Edge
# I Am The Egg Mam

This lad throws eggs to his unsuspecting mam every day, and it's weirdly hilarious

Feb 12th 2016, 7:27 AM 9,773 Views 4 Comments

Lesser women would have cracked by now. (Sorry.)

# parents - Sunday 31 January, 2016

16 times little kids told parents exactly where they stand
# I Love You Sometimes
From The Daily Edge
# I Love You Sometimes

16 times little kids told parents exactly where they stand

Jan 31st 2016, 9:30 AM 9,611 Views 0 Comments

Sometimes, you have to be cruel to be kind.

# parents - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

'Needles, doctors and hospitals have been a part of Colleen’s life for as long as she remembers'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Needles, doctors and hospitals have been a part of Colleen’s life for as long as she remembers'

Jan 26th 2016, 8:45 AM 188 Views 12 Comments

Colleen’s mother commends the hospital staff for their work, but says her daughter has been left languishing on waiting lists for years.

# parents - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'

Jan 16th 2016, 7:15 PM 2,154 Views 49 Comments

The sarcastic comments about their upcoming marriage are petty and childish. Is it so difficult to believe that they might actually be in love and make each other laugh? asks Megan Roantree.

# parents - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

This greeting card for parents-to-be is cruel but hilarious
# Cry Baby Cry
From The Daily Edge
# Cry Baby Cry

This greeting card for parents-to-be is cruel but hilarious

Jan 13th 2016, 9:09 AM 7,215 Views 2 Comments

Back to life, back to reality…

# parents - Monday 11 January, 2016

14 wonderful David Bowie memories people share with their mams and dads
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

14 wonderful David Bowie memories people share with their mams and dads

Jan 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 5,679 Views 4 Comments

It’s a cross-generational sadness.

# parents - 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 12,731 Views 64 Comments

David Cameron is to unveil the plans tomorrow.

# parents - Saturday 26 December, 2015

‘The sudden death of my daughter changed my life forever'
# Opinion
# Opinion

‘The sudden death of my daughter changed my life forever'

Dec 26th 2015, 3:00 PM 20,661 Views 15 Comments

When Valerie O’Riordan was told her daughter had died, she dropped to the ground.

# parents - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
# Help
# Help

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 36,865 Views 140 Comments

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# parents - Friday 18 December, 2015

This little boy interrupted his parents' wedding to tell them he needed a poo
# When Nature Calls
From The Daily Edge
# When Nature Calls

This little boy interrupted his parents' wedding to tell them he needed a poo

Dec 18th 2015, 1:48 PM 5,460 Views 2 Comments

When you gotta go, you gotta go.

# parents - Sunday 13 December, 2015

13 things Irish dads are guilty of doing
# Dear Old Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Old Dad

13 things Irish dads are guilty of doing

Dec 13th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,093 Views 4 Comments

But still, we love them.

# parents - 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 10,436 Views 1 Comment

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

# parents - Saturday 14 November, 2015

10 things that always happen when you go Down Home
# Where The Heart Is
From The Daily Edge
# Where The Heart Is

10 things that always happen when you go Down Home

Nov 14th 2015, 9:30 AM 10,839 Views 0 Comments

There better be a roast on.

# parents - Sunday 8 November, 2015

'Some parents sadly believe that no one is good enough for their darling daughter or son'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Some parents sadly believe that no one is good enough for their darling daughter or son'

Nov 8th 2015, 6:30 PM 7,675 Views 52 Comments

It’s natural to want your kids to choose wisely and above all that they be happy and treated well. However, it’s also important for parents to stand back and let their children make their own choices, Bernadette Ryan.

# parents - Monday 19 October, 2015

State to pay €60,000 settlement to Roma child who was taken from his parents
# Courts
# Courts

State to pay €60,000 settlement to Roma child who was taken from his parents

Oct 19th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,804 Views 0 Comments

The young boy’s mother and father were suspected of not being his parents when he was first taken from their care.

Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?

Oct 19th 2015, 8:43 AM 22,529 Views 246 Comments

Minister James Reilly is seeking a ban – do you agree with him?

# parents - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'I'm sorry, there's no heartbeat': I thought it was my fault we lost our babies
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm sorry, there's no heartbeat': I thought it was my fault we lost our babies

Oct 15th 2015, 6:03 PM 69,396 Views 30 Comments

Losing a baby through miscarriage, especially in your first trimester, is a very peculiar and isolated kind of grief. All I wanted was for people to acknowledge our loss and say ‘I am sorry ’.

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,099 Views 34 Comments

‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.

# parents - Sunday 4 October, 2015

We were better parents before smartphones
# Opinion
# Opinion

We were better parents before smartphones

Oct 4th 2015, 6:30 PM 348 Views 31 Comments

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

# parents - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship'

Sep 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 110,273 Views 30 Comments

Regardless of your age, if your parents aren’t getting on or are separating, it’s not easy. It is often assumed that adult children can take it on the chin, but it is not that straight forward, writes Bernadette Ryan.

# parents - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 24th 2015, 11:35 AM 4,583 Views 2 Comments

But there’s just one problem…

# parents - 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 62,822 Views 55 Comments

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

# parents - Thursday 10 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 10th 2015, 9:14 AM 6,753 Views 0 Comments

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

# parents - Friday 4 September, 2015

Family pay tribute to "lovable and popular" Millen (15) after his sudden death
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Family pay tribute to "lovable and popular" Millen (15) after his sudden death

Sep 4th 2015, 3:06 PM 50,589 Views 17 Comments

He will be buried on Monday.

# parents - Thursday 3 September, 2015

School told it must enrol boy (6) it deems "an unacceptable risk" to other students
# Courts
# Courts

School told it must enrol boy (6) it deems "an unacceptable risk" to other students

Sep 3rd 2015, 7:39 PM 35,825 Views 0 Comments

A school has asked to overturn a direction that compels it to enrol him.

# parents - Sunday 30 August, 2015

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Aug 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 444 Views 49 Comments

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

# parents - Thursday 27 August, 2015

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants
# Big School
# Big School

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants

Aug 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 36,219 Views 48 Comments

It’s an emotional day.

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents
# Gayby Baby
# Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

Aug 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 24,834 Views 175 Comments

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

# parents - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 25th 2015, 7:40 AM 6,377 Views 4 Comments

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

# parents - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Hilarious Cork animation about Irish parents to be screened at US festivals
# Martin's Life
# Martin's Life

Hilarious Cork animation about Irish parents to be screened at US festivals

Aug 15th 2015, 5:56 PM 45,611 Views 27 Comments

Macauley Culkit.

# parents - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

9 realities that will bring people with toddlers to their knees
# Tremendous Twos
From The Daily Edge
# Tremendous Twos

9 realities that will bring people with toddlers to their knees

Aug 4th 2015, 2:30 PM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

“Silence is golden, unless you have a toddler. Then it’s suspicious”.

# parents - Monday 3 August, 2015

'Fussy eater' kids more likely to have mental health issues
# Bleugh
# Bleugh

'Fussy eater' kids more likely to have mental health issues

Aug 3rd 2015, 10:59 AM 19,763 Views 38 Comments

This is the case with children who display severe or moderate selected eating.

# parents - Sunday 2 August, 2015

New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one
# Column
# Column

New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2015, 6:30 PM 414 Views 47 Comments

Having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. When it comes to staying connected, small loving gestures mean everything.

# parents - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Here is what the government outline of childcare could mean for you
# Parents
# Parents

Here is what the government outline of childcare could mean for you

Jul 22nd 2015, 7:44 PM 17,476 Views 32 Comments

Recommendations include extending the Early Child Care Education scheme and capping childcare fees.

# parents - Friday 10 July, 2015

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?

Jul 10th 2015, 8:39 AM 21,768 Views 81 Comments

Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?

# parents - Thursday 2 July, 2015

People are sharing the lies they constantly tell their parents
# Liesivetoldmyparents
From The Daily Edge
# Liesivetoldmyparents

People are sharing the lies they constantly tell their parents

Jul 2nd 2015, 9:31 AM 6,713 Views 1 Comment

There won’t be any alcohol there.

# parents - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:50 PM 43,027 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.

# parents - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 18th 2015, 8:00 PM 10,459 Views 12 Comments

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