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Parents Panel: What one thing has worked to calm your crying baby?

Endless mystery crying can be scary for a new parent, so it pays to have a few tricks up your sleeve.

9 weird family Christmas traditions my kids have (almost) grown to love

Glittery porridge for the reindeers, Santa’s annual report – and The Christmas Jumper Rule.

7 festive family events to check out this weekend - from Snow White to story-telling

Here’s our handpicked selection of the best kid-friendly happenings over the coming days.


Poll: Will you be doing any Christmas shopping online this year? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be doing any Christmas shopping online this year?

Irish households spend an average of €2,654 in the run up to Christmas.

WIN: A stylish festive break at Dublin's Trinity City Hotel

The perfect base for shopping, sightseeing and soaking up Dublin’s Christmas magic.


Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children

Self-harm is being seen to begin at a younger age, said an Irish psychotherapist.

Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'

“It is exciting to think that these relics could in fact be genuine.”

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products

During the busy Christmas shopping period, people are being warned to look out for fake, and potentially dangerous, products.

How should we protect our national anthem? Seanad to hear ideas from teachers, soldiers and students

New legislation could see people punished for misusing it.

From The Daily Edge Here's how a lovely family photo lost on a Dublin Bus was successfully returned thanks to Twitter Christmas Miracle