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8 unconventional parenting lessons I've learned from my own mum

#2: No child has ever died from a cereal-only diet.

Parents Panel: What are your must-have apps for family life?

From educational games to the local mums’ network – our panel share their go-to tech tools.

6 events for mums who need a little me-time this Mother's Day

Brunch tours, painting, Pilates and cocktails – our pick of the weekend’s best Irish events.


Poll: Do you have rules about sugary drinks in your house? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have rules about sugary drinks in your house?

The long-promised sugar tax will take effect in early April.

Win a selection of Mother's Day treats from Lily O'Brien's worth €100

Share them around… or don’t. We won’t tell.


Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options

Previous payments for school trips and book rentals have been made by cash or cheques.

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

'A campaigner to the end': Michael D Higgins pays tribute to author Emma Hannigan RIP

How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park

Fairview Park has been the scene of antisocial behaviour in recent years.

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.