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Parents Panel: What's the funniest question your kid has ever asked you?

‘Mum, why does it smell when you poo?’

Late-night accidents: My child still wets the bed - should I be worried?

Ciara McDonnell takes a look at the smartest ways to deal with a common childhood issue.

6 events to keep the kids happy this weekend - from art classes to fairy queens

Here’s our handpicked selection of the best family-friendly events around the country.


Poll: Do you allow your kids to eat fast food? This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you allow your kids to eat fast food?

Cheeseburgers are off the McDonald’s US Happy Meal menu – but Ireland hasn’t followed suit.


66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

The first Foroige youth club outside of Ireland has opened

The charity works with over 50,000 young people and 5,500 adult volunteers annually.

A change collection that became an Irish institution is back

Kumba from Sierra Leone is this year’s cover star.

New blood and urine tests can indicate autism in children earlier

The “first of their kind” tests measure damage to proteins that can be an early indicator of autism.

'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby'

We’re all familiar with the expression ‘life can change in an instant’, now it makes complete sense, writes Georgie Crawford.