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# parents - Monday 15 June, 2015

The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register
# Work Around
# Work Around

The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register

Jun 15th 2015, 11:35 AM 9,275 Views 13 Comments

The service has been experiencing a large volume of traffic this morning.

# parents - Monday 8 June, 2015

Karen Buckley's parents: 'We're still in shock, it sometimes feels like all of this isn’t real'
# Support
# Support

Karen Buckley's parents: 'We're still in shock, it sometimes feels like all of this isn’t real'

Jun 8th 2015, 3:21 PM 13,954 Views 0 Comments

Karen Buckley’s parents have expressed thanks for the support they received over recent weeks.

# parents - Saturday 6 June, 2015

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?
# Opinion
# Opinion

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?

Jun 6th 2015, 6:45 AM 242 Views 16 Comments

Marian Quinn, Chairperson of the Association of Childhood Professionals explains why thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend.

# parents - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

Jun 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,444 Views 35 Comments

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# parents - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism?
# Bookmark Or Get Stuck In
# Bookmark Or Get Stuck In

3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism?

May 27th 2015, 1:15 PM 8,822 Views 0 Comments

Longreads to savour or save.

# parents - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

May 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 17,313 Views 8 Comments

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

# parents - Friday 8 May, 2015

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

Jimmy Kimmel asked kids which parent they love more and they had no bother picking

May 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 6,339 Views 1 Comment

What’s wrong with dad :(

# parents - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

'A country girl – big hopes, big plans': Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork
# RIP
# RIP

'A country girl – big hopes, big plans': Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork

Apr 28th 2015, 9:44 PM 43,290 Views 0 Comments

Karen’s three brothers presented symbols of their sister to the alter to represent her life.

# parents - Sunday 19 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,891 Views 26 Comments

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

# parents - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign
# Bringbackourgirls
# Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Apr 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,564 Views 39 Comments

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

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

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

Apr 14th 2015, 7:30 AM 21,586 Views 45 Comments

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

# parents - Friday 10 April, 2015

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn't feature the girl characters and parents aren't happy
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn't feature the girl characters and parents aren't happy

Apr 10th 2015, 6:12 PM 3,693 Views 2 Comments

Because boys think girls are “yuck” apparently.

# parents - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Father and seven children found dead 'after generator filled house with carbon monoxide'
# United States
# United States

Father and seven children found dead 'after generator filled house with carbon monoxide'

Apr 7th 2015, 7:10 AM 17,229 Views 11 Comments

The official cause of death is still under investigation.

# parents - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Watch this Dad bond with his baby by adorably emulating her every move
# Like Father Like Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Like Father Like Baby

Watch this Dad bond with his baby by adorably emulating her every move

Apr 1st 2015, 9:08 AM 3,946 Views 1 Comment

Squee!

'Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death'
# Little Hero
# Little Hero

'Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death'

Apr 1st 2015, 6:03 AM 29,935 Views 16 Comments

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# parents - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents

Mar 24th 2015, 3:30 PM 17,306 Views 30 Comments

The jury was told how the 31-year-old packed parts of their bodies into lunchboxes “like barbecued pork”.

# parents - Friday 20 March, 2015

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,118 Views 52 Comments

Unmarried fathers in Ireland need greater clarity when it comes to their rights

# parents - Sunday 15 March, 2015

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

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Mar 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 14,595 Views 7 Comments

Are you ready?

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

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

Mar 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 28,676 Views 15 Comments

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

# parents - Friday 6 March, 2015

Woman's parents secretly put her on a marriage website, she retaliates perfectly
# Married To Myself
From The Daily Edge
# Married To Myself

Woman's parents secretly put her on a marriage website, she retaliates perfectly

Mar 6th 2015, 7:56 PM 8,178 Views 0 Comments

Excellently done.

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'

Mar 6th 2015, 6:56 PM 76,113 Views 505 Comments

The teenager added that she has yet to meet a homophobic teenager or child and that it’s just some adults with a problem.

# parents - Friday 27 February, 2015

'Parents pay hundreds in voluntary contributions but don't know where the money is going'
# Pupils
# Pupils

'Parents pay hundreds in voluntary contributions but don't know where the money is going'

Feb 27th 2015, 6:04 AM 17,762 Views 72 Comments

Sinn Féin is calling for more transparency in these payments.

# parents - Friday 20 February, 2015

The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer

Feb 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 49 Views 32 Comments

By pitching different segments of the electorate against each other, the Government can effectively wash its hands of the problem.

# parents - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children'

Feb 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 1,684 Views 97 Comments

New legislation being published today will give protections to non-traditonal Irish families.

# parents - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Trying for a baby? You should both give up the booze now
# Conception
# Conception

Trying for a baby? You should both give up the booze now

Feb 10th 2015, 10:12 AM 11,754 Views 14 Comments

Revised information from experts outlines the impact of drinking alcohol on a baby’s development.

# parents - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no'
# Portiuncula
# Portiuncula

'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no'

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:16 PM 23,781 Views 7 Comments

A report was compiled into the care provided to a young child at Poriuncula Hospital without the knowledge of his parents.

# parents - Friday 30 January, 2015

9 struggles that middle children know all too well
# Stuck In The Middle
From The Daily Edge
# Stuck In The Middle

9 struggles that middle children know all too well

Jan 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 41,889 Views 23 Comments

Middle children, stand up and be counted.

# parents - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Some Leaving Cert students don't get Child Benefit - because of their age
# Kids And Money
# Kids And Money

Some Leaving Cert students don't get Child Benefit - because of their age

Jan 29th 2015, 6:30 AM 44,178 Views 50 Comments

This Senator thinks that should change.

# parents - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 17,056 Views 55 Comments

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# parents - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave
# Dads
# Dads

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 20th 2015, 10:22 PM 46,892 Views 83 Comments

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

# parents - Monday 19 January, 2015

Opinion: I can be an awful grump when it comes to my folks – but, the truth is, they're saints
# Family Ties
# Family Ties

Opinion: I can be an awful grump when it comes to my folks – but, the truth is, they're saints

Jan 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 67 Views 5 Comments

I spent most of Christmas suffering from serious food poisoning on my parents’ couch… and it made me realise how much they do for me.

# parents - Friday 16 January, 2015

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands
# No Hands
From The Daily Edge
# No Hands

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands

Jan 16th 2015, 8:58 PM 3,990 Views 0 Comments

All parents will relate to this struggle.

# parents - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,581 Views 118 Comments

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

# parents - Saturday 27 December, 2014

The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover
# Pass The Rock Shandy
From The Daily Edge
# Pass The Rock Shandy

The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover

Dec 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 22,674 Views 13 Comments

Why is there stuffing in your bed?

# parents - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Open thread: So, how did your parents get together?
# Share With The Group
# Share With The Group

Open thread: So, how did your parents get together?

Dec 25th 2014, 6:30 PM 19,484 Views 40 Comments

It’s Christmas, and lots of us are spending time with our families – so dish the dirt.

'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads
# ALONE
# ALONE

'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads

Dec 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,644 Views 37 Comments

Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.

# parents - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government
# Lone Parents
# Lone Parents

Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government

Dec 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 360 Views 106 Comments

As a society, we need to develop a more enlightened and informed view of female-led households.

# parents - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

A Scottish theatre sent 'disgusting' porn to families instead of a school play
# The Bondage Mistress
# The Bondage Mistress

A Scottish theatre sent 'disgusting' porn to families instead of a school play

Dec 10th 2014, 2:52 PM 22,842 Views 29 Comments

One parent described it as “filth”.

# parents - Monday 8 December, 2014

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed
# Mexico
# Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

Dec 8th 2014, 8:26 AM 9,819 Views 7 Comments

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# parents - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Google to release child-friendly versions of YouTube and Chrome
# Kids' Mode
# Kids' Mode

Google to release child-friendly versions of YouTube and Chrome

Dec 4th 2014, 12:26 PM 4,186 Views 15 Comments

Children under 12 will soon be able to access special versions of YouTube, Chrome and Google search.