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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 21 February, 2020

'Why does he eat rocks, but not broccoli?' 13 questions only parents of toddlers ask themselves

The kids aren’t the only ones asking loads of questions, writes Chrissie Russell.

Mums and dads share the best evening wind-down routines for restless kids

Our panel share their tips for helping little ones drift off more easily.

Am I being a bad parent... by ignoring my three-year-old's sudden change in behaviour?

This week, one parent is wondering how to handle her daughter’s newfound hatred of the creche drop-off.


On your bike! 5 kid-friendly cycling routes to check out around Ireland this summer

Spend time in nature and get that heart rate up as a family.

WIN: A luxury family getaway to Powerscourt Hotel in Wicklow

Plus breakfast, a three-course meal and entry to the kid-friendly Cool Planet experience.


Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance

Funding for the scheme increased to €56 million in Budget 2019.

Mother helps save teenage son's life after sliotar blow stopped his heart beating

The boy was playing hurling when the incident occurred.

Schools are teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours as an invisible way of suspending them

Ombudsman Dr Niall Muldoon said anecdotal evidence shows some children suffer disproportionately from “reduced timetables”.

Opinion: All children should have equal access to creative and artistic learning

Cost is a key barrier to the participation of children and young people in creative, recreational activities, writes Saoirse Brady.

Passengers celebrate arrival of baby girl born on Galway-Dublin train

The newborn arrived on yesterday’s 15.05 service from Ceannt Station.