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Forgot the toothbrushes again? 10 packing tips to make family travel a breeze

Still packing up that last suitcase at 2am? Ciara McDonnell feels your pain.

Am I being a bad parent by... refusing to buy my child a phone?

We asked a group of Irish parents to weigh in on one reader’s dilemma.

Parents Panel: How do you handle unsolicited parenting advice?

“All MY lot were toilet trained by that age…”


6 toddler-friendly events around Ireland this month... from teddy bear picnics to swim sessions

Here’s what’s happening this month for preschoolers who need to burn some energy.

WIN: Family tickets to Groove Festival at Killruddery House this July

Dance to the Fun Lovin’ Criminals, check out the Little Groovers area and more.


How much do children get on their Communion day and how much do parents spend?

It’s an expensive day all around, but how expensive are we talking?

'It's physically and mentally exhausting. I can't be off guard': The life of a single parent carer

Next week is National Carers Week, highlighting the experiences of thousands of family carers across Ireland that look their loved ones.

Stephen Byrne: 'I never opened my Leaving Cert results when I got them, I ran home and put them in a shredder'

RTÉ presenter Stephen Byrne is currently resitting his Leaving Cert exams as part of a new documentary.

'We had returned over the years but this trip was different. This time, when my dad talked, I listened'

My childhood summers were spent in Gweedore, writes Michelle McBride.

From The Daily Edge Mindy Kaling spoke candidly about her fears about being a single mother after her daughter was born Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling spoke candidly about her fears about being a single mother after her daughter was born

She was speaking at the graduation ceremony for the Dartmouth class of 2018.