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# parents - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents Hong Kong

Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents

The jury was told how the 31-year-old packed parts of their bodies into lunchboxes “like barbecued pork”.

# parents - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough? Opinion

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?

Unmarried fathers in Ireland need greater clarity when it comes to their rights

# parents - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge What Kind Of Parent Will You Be? Quiz

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Are you ready?

From TheJournal.ie Want to help your kids survive in today’s world? Teach them to cop on Get It Together

Want to help your kids survive in today’s world? Teach them to cop on

The fake Internet world our children are growing up in is making them more vulnerable in the real world – but you can help.

# parents - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman’s parents secretly put her on a marriage website, she retaliates perfectly Married To Myself
From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D’arcy, ‘How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?’ Gay Marriage

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D’arcy, ‘How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?’

The teenager added that she has yet to meet a homophobic teenager or child and that it’s just some adults with a problem.

# parents - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Parents pay hundreds in voluntary contributions but don’t know where the money is going’ Pupils

‘Parents pay hundreds in voluntary contributions but don’t know where the money is going’

Sinn Féin is calling for more transparency in these payments.

# parents - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer Opinion

The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer

By pitching different segments of the electorate against each other, the Government can effectively wash its hands of the problem.

# parents - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children’ Opinion

‘I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children’

New legislation being published today will give protections to non-traditonal Irish families.

# parents - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trying for a baby? You should both give up the booze now Conception

Trying for a baby? You should both give up the booze now

Revised information from experts outlines the impact of drinking alcohol on a baby’s development.

# parents - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no’ Portiuncula

‘I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no’

A report was compiled into the care provided to a young child at Poriuncula Hospital without the knowledge of his parents.

# parents - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 struggles that middle children know all too well Stuck In The Middle

9 struggles that middle children know all too well

Middle children, stand up and be counted.

# parents - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Some Leaving Cert students don’t get Child Benefit – because of their age Kids And Money

# parents - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bosses aren’t happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren’t happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# parents - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave Dads

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

# parents - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I can be an awful grump when it comes to my folks – but, the truth is, they’re saints Family Ties

Opinion: I can be an awful grump when it comes to my folks – but, the truth is, they’re saints

I spent most of Christmas suffering from serious food poisoning on my parents’ couch… and it made me realise how much they do for me.

# parents - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands No Hands

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands

All parents will relate to this struggle.

# parents - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From Business ETC Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed Clampdown

# parents - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover Pass The Rock Shandy

The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover

Why is there stuffing in your bed?

# parents - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: So, how did your parents get together? Share With The Group

Open thread: So, how did your parents get together?

It’s Christmas, and lots of us are spending time with our families – so dish the dirt.

From TheJournal.ie ‘My children felt my sadness’ – Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads ALONE

‘My children felt my sadness’ – Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads

Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.

# parents - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government Lone Parents

Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government

As a society, we need to develop a more enlightened and informed view of female-led households.

# parents - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Scottish theatre sent ‘disgusting’ porn to families instead of a school play The Bondage Mistress

# parents - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# parents - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From Business ETC Google to release child-friendly versions of YouTube and Chrome Kids' Mode

Google to release child-friendly versions of YouTube and Chrome

Children under 12 will soon be able to access special versions of YouTube, Chrome and Google search.

# parents - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Body of newborn baby girl found in wheelie bin Yorkshire

Body of newborn baby girl found in wheelie bin

Police have issued an urgent appeal for help in tracing her mother.

# parents - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This cinema is giving parents earplugs for a Frozen sing-along Please Make It Stop

# parents - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’ Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# parents - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue Business

Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue

We have massive opportunities ahead of us, so let’s seize them.

# parents - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a baby’s genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a baby’s genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy?

The Supreme Court rules this week that only the birth mother’s name can appear. Do you agree?

# parents - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy Reproduction

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

# parents - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From Business ETC Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here’s what you should consider TechKnowHow

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here’s what you should consider

The children and teens of today might be more tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean you should automatically get them a smartphone.

# parents - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How a 14-year-old girl was awarded a CIA medal for fighting off burglars Maureen Devlin

How a 14-year-old girl was awarded a CIA medal for fighting off burglars

Maureen Devlin was living in the Congo with her parents when the incident occurred.

# parents - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 mums who are expressing themselves via text message R U Ok

# parents - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish ‘illegitimate children’ Ireland's Lost Babies

Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish ‘illegitimate children’

Martin Sixsmith travels to Ireland and America to reveal the moving stories of parents and children.

# parents - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here’s some advice… Celebrations

Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here’s some advice…

Parents and those running bars and off licences are being asked to be extra vigilant today.

# parents - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents Ashya King

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

# parents - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to know whereabouts of children after rival factions fight in Belfast Street Fighting

Parents urged to know whereabouts of children after rival factions fight in Belfast

A petrol bomb was thrown during the incident.

# parents - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 solid reasons why parents should never be messed with Way Harsh

11 solid reasons why parents should never be messed with

These are ALMOST worse than the wooden spoon. Almost.

# parents - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?

Should those who got high points get special treatment?

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