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#toddler and preschool

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Yes to treasure hunts, no to colouring: Parents share their hits and misses while stuck at home

We asked mums and dads around Ireland for the activities keeping their kids entertained.

# toddler-and-preschool - Monday 16 March, 2020

From baby pyjamas to Blu-Tack: Parents share the strange objects their kids are obsessed with

Sometimes we all look for comfort – and we find it in many, many different places…

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'Mum adored our Sunday walks': 8 parents on the childhood traditions they're sharing with their own kids

‘I have no doubt my boys will grow to hate the walks as much as I did.’

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'It's my bible': 7 genuinely useful parenting books and apps, as recommended by mums and dads

‘My mum gave me her old copy of Your Baby And Child. We both found it invaluable.’

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'It's the only way I can cut her nails': 9 parents share the occasions that call for toddler bribery

From toilet training to peace on a long drive, sometimes only a bribe will do.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'Please don't pee in the shoe': 12 mums and dads share the weirdest things they've said as parents

‘Take your foot out of your porridge.’

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'Sit in the back with the car seat if you can': 9 tips for winter travel with toddlers, according to parents

Winter generally involves at least one long car journey or flight. Here’s how to manage.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

8 mums and dads share the parenting rules they thought they'd never break - until they had kids

‘I swore I wouldn’t be one of those parents who uses bribery to motivate their children…’

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

10 parents share products that make toddler life easier - from a leash backpack to a folding potty

Bath paints, nightlights and library cards: These made all the difference to the mums and dads we polled.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'He walks like his grandad': 7 parents share the family habits their kids have already picked up

Kids are like sponges, right? We asked mums and dads to share the traits their kids have learned from them.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Parents Panel: What was the last tantrum your toddler threw - and where did it happen?

Stories of epic toddler meltdowns, as told by the survivors.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

4 things you're forced to stop being squeamish about post-kids - and 3 that just never get easier

Parents of toddlers share the bodily functions they’ve (mostly) come to terms with.

# toddler-and-preschool - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

9 smart tips to keep your toddler in their own bed at night, according to parents who've been there

Here’s how mums and dads of young kids deal with late-night escapes.