Because it’s not all it’s cracked up to be


October 22, 2017
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How To Survive…Other People’s Pets

I had a warm fuzzy feeling at the prospect of bidding Dublin adieu for a week and heading down the country, with my three small children. The children would spend the days climbing trees and playing chasing whilst I would sit on a blanket and read. In a week, I […]
October 20, 2017

Thank You For Helping My Daughter Poo

One of our readers has been back in touch to say a massive thank you to all our mums. She contacted us at the start of September to say her daughter was refusing to go to the toilet. At the time she wrote: ‘My four- year-old daughter has been toilet […]
October 20, 2017

Dad Gets Into Football Brawl While Holding His Young Child

Going to a football match with your dad has been seen as a rite of passage for generations. But when a mass on pitch brawl breaks out you expect some fans might get a bit irate. What you don’t expect is a father holding his young son to start getting […]
October 19, 2017

A Bar In Galway Are Looking For A Ginbassador To Drink Lots Of Gin

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a Ginbassador? Well if so now could be your chance as a bar in Galway are looking to hire one in part to celebrate International Gin & Tonic Day which is today by the way. The details of what is required are outlined on […]
October 19, 2017

Schoolchildren Who Are Given Out To Don’t Do As Well At School

Schoolchildren who are frequently “given out to” by teachers struggle with their confidence, new research shows. But on the other hand kids  who receive frequent praise or positive feedback from their teachers settle into secondary school much better . A new ESRI study has looked into how thousands of young […]
October 19, 2017
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Study Finds Dads Relax While Mums Do Laundry

If you’ve ever felt that white-hot rage while you vacuum under your other half’s feet as he’s sitting on the sofa watching the match, you are not alone. It may seem that mums do more than our fair share of the housework – that’s because we do. A new study […]


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