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# family-magazine - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

WIN: A copy of Philippa Perry's new bestseller, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read
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WIN: A copy of Philippa Perry's new bestseller, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read

Mar 26th 2019, 5:10 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

It might just help you to improve your relationship with your children.

6 totally free spots to bring the kids to in and around Cork, according to real parents
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

6 totally free spots to bring the kids to in and around Cork, according to real parents

Mar 26th 2019, 5:10 PM 1,211 Views 0 Comments

We asked you to share your favourite free days in Cork city and beyond.

Am I being a bad parent... by not letting other people hold my new baby?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by not letting other people hold my new baby?

Mar 26th 2019, 5:09 PM 6,898 Views 3 Comments

This week, one first-time mum asks if refusing to engage in Pass The Baby is acceptable or just plain rude.

Dada? Banana? Cheese? Irish mums and dads share their little ones' first ever words
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Dada? Banana? Cheese? Irish mums and dads share their little ones' first ever words

Mar 26th 2019, 5:09 PM 1,777 Views 2 Comments

Our Parents Panel tell us what got their kids chatting.

10 questions about classic kids' books that only parents will understand
# What The Book
# What The Book

10 questions about classic kids' books that only parents will understand

Mar 26th 2019, 5:08 PM 6,050 Views 0 Comments

‘How is feeling a pea an indicator of pedigree?’ – and other things Chrissie Russell has been wondering lately.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

6 theatre events to keep the whole family entertained - from Roald Dahl to The Gruffalo
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 theatre events to keep the whole family entertained - from Roald Dahl to The Gruffalo

Mar 19th 2019, 2:44 PM 901 Views 0 Comments

Run, run as fast as you can…

'Are we finished having kids?': How to answer the age-old question of whether to try for another
# Are We Done
# Are We Done

'Are we finished having kids?': How to answer the age-old question of whether to try for another

Mar 19th 2019, 2:44 PM 3,746 Views 2 Comments

Mum-of-two Chrissie Russell on the end of babies in her house – and what the experts have to say.

Am I being a bad parent... by letting my five-year-old sleep in our bed?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by letting my five-year-old sleep in our bed?

Mar 19th 2019, 2:43 PM 19,464 Views 4 Comments

This week, one reader doesn’t know how to respond to his son sleeping’s habits.

Toys that under-threes won't get tired of - as recommended by real mums and dads
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Toys that under-threes won't get tired of - as recommended by real mums and dads

Mar 19th 2019, 2:42 PM 8,321 Views 3 Comments

‘She has loved it from day one.’ Our Parents Panel share their best ever purchases.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Am I being a bad parent... by telling our four-year-old she's not allowed to eat meat?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by telling our four-year-old she's not allowed to eat meat?

Mar 12th 2019, 3:22 PM 1,931 Views 1 Comment

This week, a vegetarian reader is feeling conflicted by her daughter’s requests to try meat.

WIN: Afternoon tea at Powerscourt Hotel with treats inspired by Carter Beauty
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# Win

WIN: Afternoon tea at Powerscourt Hotel with treats inspired by Carter Beauty

Mar 12th 2019, 3:22 PM 2,248 Views 1 Comment

Indulge in some desserts that look as beautiful as they taste.

5 brilliant days out around Dublin for 5 to 10 year-olds, according to real parents
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

5 brilliant days out around Dublin for 5 to 10 year-olds, according to real parents

Mar 12th 2019, 3:21 PM 1,871 Views 1 Comment

We asked you to share your favourite kid-friendly spots close to the capital.

Parents Panel: Mums and dads share the advice they'd give themselves on day one
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: Mums and dads share the advice they'd give themselves on day one

Mar 12th 2019, 3:21 PM 2,540 Views 0 Comments

What would you tell yourself now, looking back?

How to stop shouting: 7 ways to keep your patience when the kids really test your limits
# What The Yell
# What The Yell

How to stop shouting: 7 ways to keep your patience when the kids really test your limits

Mar 12th 2019, 3:21 PM 18,092 Views 4 Comments

I was never the shouting type, and then I became the parent of two toddlers, writes Emily Westbrooks.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

WIN: Family passes to see the giggle-filled new kids' show Woolly's Quest
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# Win

WIN: Family passes to see the giggle-filled new kids' show Woolly's Quest

Mar 5th 2019, 5:30 PM 416 Views 0 Comments

The latest production from Branar is perfect for audiences aged four and up.

6 events around the country to get kids reading on World Book Day and beyond
# World Book Day
# World Book Day

6 events around the country to get kids reading on World Book Day and beyond

Mar 5th 2019, 5:29 PM 600 Views 0 Comments

Nothing beats a good book.

Am I being a bad parent... by giving in to my toddler's tantrums too quickly?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by giving in to my toddler's tantrums too quickly?

Mar 5th 2019, 5:29 PM 1,397 Views 2 Comments

This week, one reader is struggling to tame her three-year-old daughter’s meltdowns.

Parents Panel: What one thing helps when you feel overwhelmed as a parent?
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: What one thing helps when you feel overwhelmed as a parent?

Mar 5th 2019, 5:29 PM 1,008 Views 0 Comments

From venting in the WhatsApp group to taking ten while the kids watch TV.

My body will change, but I'm proud: How I'm navigating pregnancy and an old eating disorder
# Body Image
# Body Image

My body will change, but I'm proud: How I'm navigating pregnancy and an old eating disorder

Mar 5th 2019, 5:28 PM 5,226 Views 3 Comments

I can let the worries about my body take over, or I can enjoy this adventure, writes Niamh Mongey.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Am I being a bad parent... by not wanting to punish our son for throwing a house party?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by not wanting to punish our son for throwing a house party?

Feb 26th 2019, 5:11 PM 1,553 Views 1 Comment

This week, one reader would rather not ground her teenage son, but her partner feels differently.

8 imaginative rainy day activities for under 5s, according to real mums and dads
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

8 imaginative rainy day activities for under 5s, according to real mums and dads

Feb 26th 2019, 5:11 PM 1,753 Views 0 Comments

Parents around Ireland shared their go-to ways to keep the kids busy.

Parents Panel: Do you have rules about drinking around your kids?
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# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: Do you have rules about drinking around your kids?

Feb 26th 2019, 5:10 PM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

A couple of glasses of wine, or nothing at all? Our panel weigh in.

11 pieces of newborn kit that are worth the money - from an ear thermometer to a good changing table
# Must Haves
# Must Haves

11 pieces of newborn kit that are worth the money - from an ear thermometer to a good changing table

Feb 26th 2019, 5:10 PM 25,752 Views 12 Comments

Chrissie Russell shares the items that got her through those early days.

# family-magazine - Monday 18 February, 2019

WIN: Blast your fitness goals with a brand new Fitbit Charge 3
# Family Magazine
# Family Magazine

WIN: Blast your fitness goals with a brand new Fitbit Charge 3

Feb 18th 2019, 5:05 PM 2,439 Views 3 Comments

We’ve teamed up with Irish Life Health to help you stay on track.

6 events for mums on maternity leave right now - from baby massages to Bach for kids
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 events for mums on maternity leave right now - from baby massages to Bach for kids

Feb 18th 2019, 5:05 PM 1,443 Views 0 Comments

Not keen on the local ‘community mums’ group? Here are a few creative alternatives…

Am I being a bad parent... by doing my son's homework for him?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by doing my son's homework for him?

Feb 18th 2019, 5:04 PM 3,414 Views 1 Comment

One dad is wondering if he’s teaching his son bad habits.

Parents Panel: Readers share the parenting rules they always end up breaking
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: Readers share the parenting rules they always end up breaking

Feb 18th 2019, 5:04 PM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

A little TV-time-while-eating never did anyone any harm…

'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock
# Stop Your Wining
# Stop Your Wining

'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock

Feb 18th 2019, 5:03 PM 14,163 Views 10 Comments

Kate Gunn on how she became an accidental teetotaller – and what it changed for her.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

WIN: A pair of stylish screen-friendly glasses from Henshaw Eyewear worth €69
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WIN: A pair of stylish screen-friendly glasses from Henshaw Eyewear worth €69

Feb 12th 2019, 4:14 PM 882 Views 0 Comments

If you’re a rugby fan, you may recognise the name of the brand’s founder…

6 creative and colourful days out to get your little ones interested in art
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 creative and colourful days out to get your little ones interested in art

Feb 12th 2019, 4:14 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

From a sculpture playground in Cork to jewellery making in Kilkenny.

Am I being a bad parent... by wishing my teen daughter would open up to me about sex?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by wishing my teen daughter would open up to me about sex?

Feb 12th 2019, 4:10 PM 2,825 Views 0 Comments

This week, one parent is wondering how to navigate ‘the chat’ with a sexually active teen.

Parents Panel: What's one life skill every kid should have?
# Parents Panel
# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: What's one life skill every kid should have?

Feb 12th 2019, 4:09 PM 3,495 Views 0 Comments

Budgeting, cooking and how to share your toys – our panel weigh in.

7 'joys' of pregnancy that most definitely weren't joyful for me
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

7 'joys' of pregnancy that most definitely weren't joyful for me

Feb 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,956 Views 0 Comments

Sure, eating for two was enjoyable… when I wasn’t battling all-consuming heartburn.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

WIN: A luxury family getaway to the five-star Castlemartyr Resort in Cork
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WIN: A luxury family getaway to the five-star Castlemartyr Resort in Cork

Feb 5th 2019, 4:55 PM 977 Views 0 Comments

The breathtaking country estate has its own lake and golf course.

6 musical events for little ones around Ireland this month - from electric cellos to baby-friendly Bach
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 musical events for little ones around Ireland this month - from electric cellos to baby-friendly Bach

Feb 5th 2019, 4:55 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

These activities are sure to hit a high note with your crew.

Parents Panel: Readers share their tips for helping young kids cope with worries
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# Parents Panel

Parents Panel: Readers share their tips for helping young kids cope with worries

Feb 5th 2019, 4:55 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

“I make sure my four year old knows I take his worries seriously. Even the silly ones.”

Am I being a bad parent... by cutting my kids off from their grandmother?
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# Aibabp

Am I being a bad parent... by cutting my kids off from their grandmother?

Feb 5th 2019, 4:54 PM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

This week, a reader is concerned about putting her kids in the middle of some ongoing family conflict.

'No detectable heartbeat': Miscarriage is devastating - here's the advice I wish I was given after mine
# Miscarriages
# Miscarriages

'No detectable heartbeat': Miscarriage is devastating - here's the advice I wish I was given after mine

Feb 5th 2019, 4:54 PM 12,639 Views 9 Comments

The mumbled “sorry for your loss” from hospital staff just wasn’t enough, writes Sheena McGinley.

# family-magazine - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

6 family-friendly events not to be missed at the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 family-friendly events not to be missed at the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

Jan 29th 2019, 4:17 PM 624 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

'Have I damaged them for life?': 9 irrational worries every stay-at-home parent can identify with
# Home Run
# Home Run

'Have I damaged them for life?': 9 irrational worries every stay-at-home parent can identify with

Jan 29th 2019, 4:16 PM 2,242 Views 1 Comment

‘Should I be making all my meals from scratch while also penning a bestselling novel?’