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# parents - Sunday 18 May, 2014

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life
# Growing Pains
From The Daily Edge
# Growing Pains

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life

May 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 49,902 Views 25 Comments

It’s NOT FAIR. I didn’t ASK to be born.

# parents - Saturday 17 May, 2014

9 people who know the pain of having no middle name
# Forgotten Children
From The Daily Edge
# Forgotten Children

9 people who know the pain of having no middle name

May 17th 2014, 6:00 PM 78,323 Views 61 Comments

Why do your parents hate you?

# parents - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

'Every parent's worst nightmare': Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Every parent's worst nightmare': Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks

May 14th 2014, 3:18 PM 17,681 Views 41 Comments

Andrew Dolan was brutally attacked by three people outside a fast-food restaurant in 2011.

# parents - Sunday 4 May, 2014

'Why was the medical card taken from our son who has a rare disease?'
# Alexander Coyle
# Alexander Coyle

'Why was the medical card taken from our son who has a rare disease?'

May 4th 2014, 12:01 PM 37,821 Views 166 Comments

The Coyle family say that it would cost over a thousand euro every month just for the basics to care for their son.

# parents - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed
# Well Played
From The Daily Edge
# Well Played

15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed

Apr 30th 2014, 1:04 PM 42,247 Views 12 Comments

Internet 1, Supernanny 0.

# parents - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers
# INTO
# INTO

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers

Apr 23rd 2014, 3:47 PM 21,010 Views 204 Comments

Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.

# parents - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

HBO understands how annoying it is to watch TV with your parents
# Parental Guidance
From The Daily Edge
# Parental Guidance

HBO understands how annoying it is to watch TV with your parents

Apr 22nd 2014, 12:30 PM 3,311 Views 1 Comment

Who’s he? Haven’t we seen a film with him in it?

Parents trick toddler into thinking he's a wizard... and it's adorable
# Wingardium Leviosa
From The Daily Edge
# Wingardium Leviosa

Parents trick toddler into thinking he's a wizard... and it's adorable

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:59 AM 2,440 Views 2 Comments

You’re a wizard now, little kid.

# parents - Monday 7 April, 2014

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:59 AM 19,109 Views 118 Comments

Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?

# parents - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:38 PM 16,754 Views 9 Comments

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

# parents - Saturday 29 March, 2014

New initiative aims to tackle pushy parents in schoolboy football
# Just Let The Kids Play
From The42
# Just Let The Kids Play

New initiative aims to tackle pushy parents in schoolboy football

Mar 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 13,876 Views 57 Comments

Soccer clubs across the country are set to take part in ‘Silent Sideline Weekend’ over the next two days.

# parents - Thursday 27 March, 2014

7 moments when the Irish Mammy is worth her salt
# Sponsored By Centra
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Centra

7 moments when the Irish Mammy is worth her salt

Mar 27th 2014, 7:38 PM 49,373 Views 43 Comments

What would you do without her?

# parents - Monday 17 March, 2014

14 subtle signs you're slowly but surely becoming your mammy
# Yer Ma
From The Daily Edge
# Yer Ma

14 subtle signs you're slowly but surely becoming your mammy

Mar 17th 2014, 8:15 PM 49,036 Views 37 Comments

You didn’t lick it off the stones now, did you?

# parents - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers
# Fathers
# Fathers

Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers

Mar 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 118 Views 90 Comments

A groundbreaking new Bill could modernise family and child law to cater for the growing number of families whose needs are not adequately addressed in current law, writes Margot Doherty.

# parents - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Demand from parents leads to four new multi-denominational schools
# Education
# Education

Demand from parents leads to four new multi-denominational schools

Mar 12th 2014, 11:04 AM 10,439 Views 73 Comments

The four primary schools expected to open in September will run under the patronage of Educate Together.

# parents - Sunday 9 March, 2014

You know you're a parent when...
# Snot Rag
From The Daily Edge
# Snot Rag

You know you're a parent when...

Mar 9th 2014, 8:15 PM 65,044 Views 77 Comments

Baby socks in your pocket and snot on your shoulder.

# parents - Saturday 1 March, 2014

The agonising awkwardness of meeting your other half's parents for the first time
# Meet The Parents
From The Daily Edge
# Meet The Parents

The agonising awkwardness of meeting your other half's parents for the first time

Mar 1st 2014, 6:00 PM 28,566 Views 19 Comments

They didn’t make a whole three films based on the experience for nothing, y’know.

# parents - Monday 24 February, 2014

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year
# Court
# Court

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year

Feb 24th 2014, 5:50 PM 29,131 Views 79 Comments

In total last year, there were 175 court summons given to parents over 101 children.

These people foolishly watched Bridesmaids with their parents last night
# Bridesmaids
From The Daily Edge
# Bridesmaids

These people foolishly watched Bridesmaids with their parents last night

Feb 24th 2014, 4:12 PM 6,944 Views 1 Comment

Nobody warned them it wasn’t a family-friendly film.

# parents - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Column: Parenting and the Seven Deadly Sins
# 7 Deadly Sins
# 7 Deadly Sins

Column: Parenting and the Seven Deadly Sins

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 72 Views 28 Comments

If your idea of having children is lovingly gazing at your partner while your baby coos in your arms, then you’re in for a little shock, writes Elizabeth MacDonnell.

# parents - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Would you correct another person’s child?
# Child's Play
# Child's Play

Column: Would you correct another person’s child?

Feb 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 862 Views 48 Comments

Is it ever ok to discipline someone else’s child? Martina Newe looks at when you should intervene – and when you absolutely shouldn’t.

# parents - Sunday 16 February, 2014

9 films that mortified you in front of your parents
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

9 films that mortified you in front of your parents

Feb 16th 2014, 7:20 PM 99,085 Views 77 Comments

Warning! Do NOT read this with your parents (or your kids).

# parents - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis
# Infection
# Infection

Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis

Feb 13th 2014, 10:30 PM 19,234 Views 7 Comments

All staff and children who has close contact with them have been given antibiotics.

# parents - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.
# Child's Play
# Child's Play

Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.

Feb 8th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,693 Views 25 Comments

Playdates are basically the office parties of kid-land: the stakes are higher than they seem and opting out is harder than you think, writes Emily Hourican.

# parents - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Column: Should I intervene if a child is having a tantrum?
# Toddler
# Toddler

Column: Should I intervene if a child is having a tantrum?

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 3,679 Views 149 Comments

Tantrums are hard. They’re hard on the child and on the parents – but what should you do if you see a stranger’s child having a tantrum? Sinéad Fox gives some tips.

# parents - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Column: How to care for your relationship once you have a baby
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

Column: How to care for your relationship once you have a baby

Feb 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 43 Views 61 Comments

No matter how much preparation you do, the reality of caring for your new baby can overwhelm you. Follow these tips to keep your relationship on track once your bundle of joy arrives, writes Martina Newe.

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations
# Babies
# Babies

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations

Feb 1st 2014, 12:02 PM 8,771 Views 3 Comments

The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.

# parents - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard
# Working Parents
# Working Parents

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard

Jan 30th 2014, 12:54 PM 615 Views 44 Comments

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

# parents - Monday 27 January, 2014

8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents
# Coming In Drunk
From The Daily Edge
# Coming In Drunk

8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents

Jan 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 53,485 Views 54 Comments

As long as you live under my roof…

# parents - Sunday 26 January, 2014

The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk
# Let's Talk About Sex
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Talk About Sex

The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk

Jan 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 29,989 Views 29 Comments

Aside from general embarrassment, of course.

# parents - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Shatter: 'Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end'
# Families
# Families

Shatter: 'Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end'

Jan 21st 2014, 3:39 PM 5,831 Views 182 Comments

The Minister for Justice aims to legislate for children born through surrogacy and donor material from a third party to be recognised as the child of the both members of the couple.

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...
# Insight
# Insight

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...

Jan 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 296 Views 95 Comments

(… and guess how that worked out)

# parents - Monday 20 January, 2014

Column: Removal of One Parent Family Credit is to the detriment of children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Removal of One Parent Family Credit is to the detriment of children

Jan 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 319 Views 51 Comments

The effects of the removal of the tax credit for lone parents is now being seen, significantly reducing overall income for parents who are living apart, writes Margot Doherty.

# parents - Monday 13 January, 2014

This app stops your family bothering you on Facebook
# Family Matters
From The Daily Edge
# Family Matters

This app stops your family bothering you on Facebook

Jan 13th 2014, 11:33 AM 5,743 Views 0 Comments

Two statuses. One for your friends, one for your family. Ingenious.

# parents - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children
# Parents
# Parents

Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children

Jan 11th 2014, 8:45 AM 13,930 Views 48 Comments

Teenage issues and aggression are the most common reasons for calls to a helpline for parents in Ireland.

# parents - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework
# Education
# Education

Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework

Jan 2nd 2014, 2:28 PM 12,645 Views 83 Comments

Two thirds of primary school children are assisted daily by their parents with homework, but 4 per cent of primary school children and 28 per cent of secondary school children never receive any.

# parents - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Parents' Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack
# Manchester
# Manchester

Parents' Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack

Dec 26th 2013, 10:17 AM 18,817 Views 9 Comments

Police in Manchester have described the attack as a “disgusting and cowardly”.

# parents - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection
# Get Immunised
# Get Immunised

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection

Dec 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 23,281 Views 114 Comments

The HSE are stressing the importance of vaccination against tetanus which causes death in between 10-25 per cent of cases.

# parents - Friday 13 December, 2013

These sexy lyrics from the new Beyoncé album are going to MORTIFY Blue Ivy
# STOP IT MAM
From The Daily Edge
# STOP IT MAM

These sexy lyrics from the new Beyoncé album are going to MORTIFY Blue Ivy

Dec 13th 2013, 12:11 PM 6,338 Views 0 Comments

No one wants to hear their parents describe the sex they have, really, do they?

28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases
# New Figures
# New Figures

28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases

Dec 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,566 Views 10 Comments

The new figures relate to cases whereby a child was taken out of the UK against the stipulation of a court order, or against the will of one parent.