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# family poll

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# parental guidance
Poll: Do you let your kids watch films rated for older children?
The Irish Film Classification Office received complaints about 16 different films last year.
# family poll
Poll: Will you talk to your kids about the upcoming referendum?
The nation will cast its votes in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment at the end of May.
# just the one
Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?
Doctors warned last week that Irish women were getting “mixed messages” about drinking while expecting.
# tv guidance
Poll: Do you restrict your kids from watching certain TV shows?
The Simpsons attracted controversy this week for potential racial stereotyping.
# sex ed
Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent?
Schools are set to introduce consent classes for the first time.
# family poll
Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine?
The HSE offers the vaccine as an option for girls in first year of secondary school.
# family poll
Poll: Did your kids buy into last year's fidget spinner craze?
An EU report says some lower-quality versions of the toy can cause ‘serious injury’ to children.
# family poll
Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis?
The northeast has seen an apparent outbreak of the illness.
# family poll
Poll: Do you have rules about sugary drinks in your house?
The long-promised sugar tax will take effect in early April.
# beast from the east
Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?
Schools around the country are anticipating closure this week.
Poll: Do you allow your kids to eat fast food?
Cheeseburgers are off the McDonald’s US Happy Meal menu – but Ireland hasn’t followed suit.
# family poll
Poll: Will your kids be giving anything up for Lent this year?
Is Lent a thing of the past – even for Catholics?
# Cyber Safety
Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety?
A new resource launched this week seeks to help protect children and teens online.
# park life
Poll: Do you and your family make use of your local park?
Labour’s Eric Nolan says more should be done to make outdoor spaces cleaner for families.
# family poll
Poll: What's the right age for a child to own a smartphone?
A thorny issue for many families.
# family poll
Poll: Do you monitor your child's internet use?
Irish internet providers will now need to block certain streaming sites, as per a High Court ruling.
# family poll
Poll: Have you ever sent your child to school while they were sick?
Last week parents were urged to keep sick children at home to prevent the flu virus spreading further.
# little champions
Poll: Do you encourage your kids to play sports?
One in five children In Ireland are overweight or obese.
# not just for christmas
Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas?
Earlier this month, the DPSCA received rehome requests for 45 animals in one week.
# sex education
Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from?
A new report has called for better, more inclusive sex education.
# family poll
Poll: Will you be doing any Christmas shopping online this year?
Irish households spend an average of €2,654 in the run up to Christmas.
# family poll
Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show with your kids?
A massive 1.4 million tuned in last year.
# Social Media
Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?
Model Chrissy Teigen shared some special baby news with her 15m Instagram followers this week.
# Family
Poll: Do you think free GP care should be extended to kids over six?
Health minister Simon Harris says €60 is too expensive.
# family poll
Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory for fathers?
Over 27,000 fathers have availed of paternity leave so far.
# family poll
Poll: What age were you when you first had kids?
The average age of a mother in Ireland is 32.5 years old, up from 30.8 in 2004.
# family poll
Poll: Will you be making or buying this year's Halloween costumes?
The October holiday has become a billion-euro industry worldwide.
# family poll
Poll: Do you think your kids get enough physical activity?
One in ten Irish kids are obese, according to new statistics.
# family poll
Poll: Do you think Budget 2018 did enough for families?
From childcare to education, is the Government investing in what’s really needed?
# family poll
Poll: Are you worried about the Budget's impact on families?
What are you hoping for your family next Wednesday?
# family poll
Poll: Do you feel that you had sufficient maternity or paternity leave?
A case this week shed light on our current entitlements.
# family poll
Poll: Do you read to your kids at night?
And the impact it might have on your child’s brain.
# family magazine
Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?
How young is too young to start discussing gender stereotypes?
# family poll
Poll: Do your kids prefer touchscreens or toys?
Which is in higher demand in your home, the iPad or the toy chest?
# family poll
Poll: Is it important to you that your kids learn Irish?
An bhfuil Gaeilge acu?
# family poll
Poll: Do you worry about the bath products you use on your kids?
Should the baby shampoo come with a warning?
# family poll
Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?
With enrolment policies, entrance exams and growing class sizes, there’s a lot to navigate.
# family poll
Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated?
Childhood vaccinations are an important health measure, but not all parents are in favour.
# family poll
Poll: What do you do for childcare?
And how you could save €1,040 a year in costs.
# family poll
Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?
Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?