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# Parenting

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Opinion: We can't afford NOT to invest in childcare and early education
Ciaran Tierney
How much does it cost to send your kid to school?
Opinion: Post Natal Depression – should it discourage you from ‘going again’?
Beauty, food and parenting: the top themes of Irish blogs
Have you ever kept a pregnancy hidden? You're not alone
What's the most embarrassing thing your child has done in a supermarket?
Opinion: An apology on Father’s Day (or oops! I did it again!)
Orla Breeze
WATCH: Here's what Irish dads mean to their children
Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter
Catherine W
Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life
15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed
Column: Is there really a glass ceiling for women in the workplace – or is it just for mothers?
Andrea Mara
Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?
Tired dad captures every parent's agony in weekend video diary
Column: OK, I confess – I was a terrible mother
Orla Breeze
13 things that Irish mammies know are complete notions
7 moments when the Irish Mammy is worth her salt
Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'
Emily Hourican
Column: Outnumbered ... how many kids is too many?
Claire Micks
Column: The 'Mammy Wars' – do we judge each others' choices?
Andrea Mara
Column: Bye, Bye Babycinno – why I'm ditching my child's favourite treat
Claire Micks
Column: Playground etiquette and other mysteries
Andrea Mara
Column: Parenting and the Seven Deadly Sins
Elizabeth MacDonnell
Column: Would you correct another person’s child?
Martina Newe
Column: Motherhood, feminism and the big decision
Ann Marie O'Sullivan
Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.
Emily Hourican
Three-quarters of Irish people don't believe slapping children works
Column: Should I intervene if a child is having a tantrum?
Sinéad Fox
Column: How to care for your relationship once you have a baby
Martina Newe
Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard
Andrea Mara
The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk
8 amazing Vines to celebrate the app's first birthday
WATCH: How the child of a lesbian couple sums up Ireland's family laws
These parental techniques betray the true differences between dogs and cats
Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...
Andrea Mara
Shared parenting "penalised" as single parents receive 2014 tax credit certs
Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children
Column: Having ‘the’ chat with your children… how to talk about sex and puberty
Martina Newe
Parents adorably recreate movie scenes using their baby and some cardboard