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# Parenting

Last week
2nd June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Parenting: 'I can still vividly remember the stress, tears and dread of my Leaving Cert'
Margaret Lynch
Last month
May 2024
Parenting: 'Our sex ed class was delivered by a local church member — she was a disaster'
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: Raising older kids can be lonely — and we haven't even reached the teenage years
Margaret Lynch
This year
2024
Parenting: After years of hardship and sacrifice, we finally have a home of our own
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: A message for the new Taoiseach - please get a handle on housing
Margaret Lynch
Opinion: No one should have to choose between career and family
Tracy Gunn
Parenting: Can we stop the madness of uncomfortable and costly school uniforms?
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: Manifesting? Would ya go away outta that
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: I've had it with January, is it nearly over?
Margaret Lynch
Last year
2023
Parenting: 'As a rough guide, I would say to expect 78 new WhatsApp groups per child, per term'
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: When we were growing up, our parents weren't bombarded by images of perfection
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: 'We can't block technology for our kids - that ship has sailed'
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: 'I've realised that to raise resilient kids I need to practice what I preach'
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: 'I decided that this would be the summer we would give them a love of reading'
Margaret Lynch
Surrogacy: Hannah McCarthy travels to Kenya and finds a growing number of surrogate cases there
Hannah McCarthy
Parenting: No more school lunches to be made? Praise be!
Margaret Lynch
Bluebell baby monitors 'no longer safe' as regulator issues recall
Parenting: 'The mental load of June is real - I'll be spending it in a state of disarray'
Margaret Lynch
Parenting: 'Learning the art of resting was a gamechanger for me'
Margaret Lynch
Parent: 'When she can’t figure something out for homework, we head into nuclear meltdown'
Margaret Lynch
Opinion: 'Phones have become a battleground for parenting in the age of social media'
Margaret Lynch
All time
Pilot 'baby bundles' to be given to new parents
Opinion: Advice for parents on how to push back on their kids' use of technology
Helen Browne M.I.A.C.P.
Opinion: How to talk to your children about the war in Ukraine
Sharon Byrne
Opinion: We owe teachers our thanks for the last two years whether we give them gifts or not
Margaret Lynch
'I have no idea who will mind my children': Readers' stories of Ireland's childcare crisis
Have you faced difficulties finding childcare for your young child? We want to hear your story
Ciara Attwell of My Fussy Eater shares tips and recipes to simplify family food
Ciara Attwell
Opinion: Maternity leave in lockdown was no picnic, so please don't forget new parents
Patrice Hosford
Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'
Kelly & Gabriela Socol
'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
Column: Top tips for parents to avoid a holiday from hell this summer
Shane Dunphy
Opinion: Claims culture is out of control - as play centres close due to being sued for kids falling
Grace Vaughan
Opinion: How to deal with your child's fear of the monsters under the bed
Philippa Perry
Opinion: You might need to simplify your child's lunch so they actually eat it
Mary McCarthy
'Helicopter parents: If you let your child fall down they might just learn to get back up again'
Shane Dunphy
Opinion: If you are planning on passing off your unwanted junk food as presents - stop!
Mary McCarthy
Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'
Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas
Shane Dunphy