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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

8 readers share the parenting hacks they've learned from their own mums and dads

‘When a baby is restless or crying, the sound of a running tap really soothes them.’

'Oh, we'll never give her a dummy': 11 pre-baby promises that every parent will recognise

… And that most parents will break once the baby comes along.

Am I being a bad parent... by introducing my 5-year-old son to my new girlfriend?

A dad considers whether it’s a good idea to introduce his son to his new girlfriend. Two parenting experts offer their take.


'I really wanted to make the most of our day': Rebecca shares the working mum struggle behind this photo

The music school director snapped this pic of her son Will while on a break from work.

Offerwatch: 50% off clothing at Boots, plus 9 more kid and baby deals we have our eye on this week

You’ll find sales at Smyths, M&S and more right now.