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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 25 June, 2019

9 game-changing pieces of advice I wish I'd been given as a brand new mum

First up, throw all expectations of a newborn sleep routine out the window, writes Chrissie Russell.

Parents Panel: What's the one toy your little one won't be without?

Paw Patrol figurines, fluffy bunnies, and a beloved princess dress.

Am I being a bad parent... by thinking it's okay to use the iPad as a distraction tool?

This week, one reader is wondering if she’s been relying on screen time too much with her four year-old.


WIN: One of two family passes to a fun-filled weekend at Playstival this August Win

WIN: One of two family passes to a fun-filled weekend at Playstival this August

There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy, including a world street food market and craft village.


An extra €50 million is needed to ensure a place for all children on the National Childcare Scheme

Minister Katherine Zappone said it comes on the back of ‘decades of neglect’ in the area.

Children's Hospice Week: 'We get 15 days of respite a year - it's the only time we have together'

Cian Murphy has been attending LauraLynn Children’s Hospice – and charming the nurses there – since 2013.

Opinion: Are we ready to let go of the Catholic Church's rituals?

Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, Marriage and Burial are now rites of passage but do we understand their theological foundations, writes Shane Dunphy.

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year

Children’s books dominate the top 20 list released today by the Local Government Management Agency.