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'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock

Kate Gunn on how she became an accidental teetotaller – and what it changed for her.

Parents Panel: Readers share the parenting rules they always end up breaking

A little TV-time-while-eating never did anyone any harm…

Am I being a bad parent... by doing my son's homework for him?

One dad is wondering if he’s teaching his son bad habits.


6 events for mums on maternity leave right now - from baby massages to Bach for kids

Not keen on the local ‘community mums’ group? Here are a few creative alternatives…

WIN: Blast your fitness goals with a brand new Fitbit Charge 3

We’ve teamed up with Irish Life Health to help you stay on track.


Call for wet wipes to have 'mandatory warnings' because of their damage to environment

Call for wet wipes to have 'mandatory warnings' because of their damage to environment

The wipes contain plastic and can clog up sewers and cluster on beaches.

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

'We love you Mammy': Jedward pay tribute as their mother passes away

Susanna Grimes had been battling cancer for a number of years.

The Irish For: What do these popular boys' names mean - and what can we learn from them?

Social trends are reflected in different names, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha, whose first name means “like an oak tree”.