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# parents - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie ‘My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?’ Opinion

‘My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?’

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

# parents - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie They grow up so fast: It’s the first day of school for Ireland’s infants Big School This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

# parents - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This dad’s sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral Top Dad

This dad’s sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral

“How do you think a dad feels when his son wants to get this? YEAH!”

# parents - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hilarious Cork animation about Irish parents to be screened at US festivals Martin's Life

# parents - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 realities that will bring people with toddlers to their knees Tremendous Twos

9 realities that will bring people with toddlers to their knees

“Silence is golden, unless you have a toddler. Then it’s suspicious”.

# parents - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Fussy eater’ kids more likely to have mental health issues Bleugh

‘Fussy eater’ kids more likely to have mental health issues

This is the case with children who display severe or moderate selected eating.

# parents - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one Column

New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one

Having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. When it comes to staying connected, small loving gestures mean everything.

# parents - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here is what the government outline of childcare could mean for you Parents

Here is what the government outline of childcare could mean for you

Recommendations include extending the Early Child Care Education scheme and capping childcare fees.

# parents - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?

Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?

# parents - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are sharing the lies they constantly tell their parents Liesivetoldmyparents

People are sharing the lies they constantly tell their parents

There won’t be any alcohol there.

# parents - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman Berkeley

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.

# parents - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Don’t push your children into careers they’re not suited for – it can backfire Opinion

Don’t push your children into careers they’re not suited for – it can backfire

It can be hard to do, but sometimes we should back off and let young people make their own decisions.

# parents - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register Work Around

The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register

The service has been experiencing a large volume of traffic this morning.

# parents - Monday 8 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Karen Buckley’s parents: ‘We’re still in shock, it sometimes feels like all of this isn’t real’ Support

Karen Buckley’s parents: ‘We’re still in shock, it sometimes feels like all of this isn’t real’

Karen Buckley’s parents have expressed thanks for the support they received over recent weeks.

# parents - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How much do you value the people who take care of your children? Opinion

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?

Marian Quinn, Chairperson of the Association of Childhood Professionals explains why thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend.

# parents - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert’s life support Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert’s life support

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# parents - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism? Bookmark Or Get Stuck In

# parents - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From Business ETC Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how Making A Difference

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

# parents - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Jimmy Kimmel asked kids which parent they love more and they had no bother picking Sh*t Kids Say

# parents - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A country girl – big hopes, big plans’: Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork RIP

‘A country girl – big hopes, big plans’: Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork

Karen’s three brothers presented symbols of their sister to the alter to represent her life.

# parents - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are your little ones fussy eaters? Here’s how to make dinnertime feel less like a raging battle Eat Up

Are your little ones fussy eaters? Here’s how to make dinnertime feel less like a raging battle

Child and adolescent psychotherapist Colman Noctor gave us some top tips for parents.

# parents - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

From TheJournal.ie Attention parents: We’ll have an expert in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your questions Think Of The Children

Attention parents: We’ll have an expert in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your questions

Are you having problems with your little ones? Ask the expert…

# parents - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn’t feature the girl characters and parents aren’t happy Everyday Sexism

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn’t feature the girl characters and parents aren’t happy

Because boys think girls are “yuck” apparently.

# parents - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father and seven children found dead ‘after generator filled house with carbon monoxide’ United States

Father and seven children found dead ‘after generator filled house with carbon monoxide’

The official cause of death is still under investigation.

# parents - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch this Dad bond with his baby by adorably emulating her every move Like Father Like Baby
From TheJournal.ie ‘Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death’ Little Hero

‘Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death’

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# 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.

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