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# parents - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?

Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?

# parents - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital Baby Deaths

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

# parents - Saturday 29 March, 2014

New initiative aims to tackle pushy parents in schoolboy football

Soccer clubs across the country are set to take part in ‘Silent Sideline Weekend’ over the next two days.

# parents - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 14 subtle signs you’re slowly but surely becoming your mammy Yer Ma

14 subtle signs you’re slowly but surely becoming your mammy

You didn’t lick it off the stones now, did you?

# parents - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers Fathers

Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers

A groundbreaking new Bill could modernise family and child law to cater for the growing number of families whose needs are not adequately addressed in current law, writes Margot Doherty.

# parents - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Demand from parents leads to four new multi-denominational schools Education

Demand from parents leads to four new multi-denominational schools

The four primary schools expected to open in September will run under the patronage of Educate Together.

# parents - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge You know you’re a parent when… Snot Rag

You know you’re a parent when…

Baby socks in your pocket and snot on your shoulder.

# parents - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The agonising awkwardness of meeting your other half’s parents for the first time Meet The Parents

The agonising awkwardness of meeting your other half’s parents for the first time

They didn’t make a whole three films based on the experience for nothing, y’know.

# parents - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year Court

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year

In total last year, there were 175 court summons given to parents over 101 children.

From The Daily Edge These people foolishly watched Bridesmaids with their parents last night Bridesmaids

These people foolishly watched Bridesmaids with their parents last night

Nobody warned them it wasn’t a family-friendly film.

# parents - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Parenting and the Seven Deadly Sins 7 Deadly Sins

Column: Parenting and the Seven Deadly Sins

If your idea of having children is lovingly gazing at your partner while your baby coos in your arms, then you’re in for a little shock, writes Elizabeth MacDonnell.

# parents - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Would you correct another person’s child? Child's Play

Column: Would you correct another person’s child?

Is it ever ok to discipline someone else’s child? Martina Newe looks at when you should intervene – and when you absolutely shouldn’t.

# parents - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 films that mortified you in front of your parents Morto

9 films that mortified you in front of your parents

Warning! Do NOT read this with your parents (or your kids).

# parents - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis Infection

Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis

All staff and children who has close contact with them have been given antibiotics.

# parents - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again. Child's Play

Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.

Playdates are basically the office parties of kid-land: the stakes are higher than they seem and opting out is harder than you think, writes Emily Hourican.

# parents - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should I intervene if a child is having a tantrum? Toddler

Column: Should I intervene if a child is having a tantrum?

Tantrums are hard. They’re hard on the child and on the parents – but what should you do if you see a stranger’s child having a tantrum? Sinéad Fox gives some tips.

# parents - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: How to care for your relationship once you have a baby Baby Steps

Column: How to care for your relationship once you have a baby

No matter how much preparation you do, the reality of caring for your new baby can overwhelm you. Follow these tips to keep your relationship on track once your bundle of joy arrives, writes Martina Newe.

From TheJournal.ie Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations Babies

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations

The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.

# parents - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard Working Parents

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

# parents - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents Coming In Drunk

8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents

As long as you live under my roof…

# parents - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk Let's Talk About Sex

The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk

Aside from general embarrassment, of course.

# parents - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: ‘Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end’ Families

Shatter: ‘Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end’

The Minister for Justice aims to legislate for children born through surrogacy and donor material from a third party to be recognised as the child of the both members of the couple.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Five things I swore I’d never do if I had kids… Insight

Column: Five things I swore I’d never do if I had kids…

(… and guess how that worked out)

# parents - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Removal of One Parent Family Credit is to the detriment of children Opinion

Column: Removal of One Parent Family Credit is to the detriment of children

The effects of the removal of the tax credit for lone parents is now being seen, significantly reducing overall income for parents who are living apart, writes Margot Doherty.

# parents - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This app stops your family bothering you on Facebook Family Matters

This app stops your family bothering you on Facebook

Two statuses. One for your friends, one for your family. Ingenious.

# parents - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children Parents

Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children

Teenage issues and aggression are the most common reasons for calls to a helpline for parents in Ireland.

# parents - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework Education

Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework

Two thirds of primary school children are assisted daily by their parents with homework, but 4 per cent of primary school children and 28 per cent of secondary school children never receive any.

# parents - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Parents’ Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack Manchester

Parents’ Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack

Police in Manchester have described the attack as a “disgusting and cowardly”.

# parents - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection Get Immunised

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection

The HSE are stressing the importance of vaccination against tetanus which causes death in between 10-25 per cent of cases.

# parents - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge These sexy lyrics from the new Beyoncé album are going to MORTIFY Blue Ivy STOP IT MAM

These sexy lyrics from the new Beyoncé album are going to MORTIFY Blue Ivy

No one wants to hear their parents describe the sex they have, really, do they?

From TheJournal.ie 28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases New Figures

28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases

The new figures relate to cases whereby a child was taken out of the UK against the stipulation of a court order, or against the will of one parent.

# parents - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Concerned dog chats to tiny, crying newborn baby Dog Days

Concerned dog chats to tiny, crying newborn baby

The baby is crying. The dog wants to know what’s wrong.

# parents - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent SCHOOL DAYS

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

# parents - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 tasks Irish parents will always be better at Parenting Skillz

7 tasks Irish parents will always be better at

Accept in now, and hold your peace.

# parents - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Artist colours in his children’s drawings with magical results Colours Of The World
From TheJournal.ie Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married Modern Love

Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married

The Fingal area of Dublin recorded the highest birth rate in the country with the lowest rate recorded in Mayo.

# parents - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge This ‘How To Fight A Baby’ video is essential viewing for any parent This Is War

This ‘How To Fight A Baby’ video is essential viewing for any parent

Learn to fight your baby. DO NOT FEAR YOUR BABY.

# parents - Monday 25 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: A review of guardianship, adoption and surrogacy law is underway, but what can we expect? Opinion

Column: A review of guardianship, adoption and surrogacy law is underway, but what can we expect?

The Children and Family Relationships Bill is proposing a sweeping and comprehensive review of an area of law that touches all of our lives, writes Katherine Irwin.

# parents - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Washington Post writer gives some useful advice to homophobic parent Sex Change

# parents - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’ Opinion

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’

Ireland needs to follow the lead of other countries and make corporal punishment illegal, writes Tanya Ward.

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