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Why Irish mums are hitting out against the new Dove ad

According to the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland, it is no longer taking submissions of complaints regarding Dove Baby’s new campaign. An online statement reads: “The ASAI has received a very large number of complaints concerning a current Dove Baby advertising campaign. We are presently assessing the complaints to establish the jurisdiction of ASAI code […]

The truth about birthmarks

There’s a whole history of lore around the origin of birthmarks. Some cultures link these marks to religious beliefs like angel kisses, while others think the position of a birthmark on the body could symbolise the potential for good luck, prosperity or intelligence in a child. Science has no concrete reason as to why these […]

Simple, delish barbecue recipes for the whole family!

What’s a proper Irish summer without a good old barbecue in the rain? Check out these fun, colourful recipes that will entice your children away from the same old cheeseburgers and hotdogs this summer! Note: When using wooden skewers, make sure to soak in water for at least 20 minutes before putting them on the […]

How do I choose a name for my baby?

As with all things baby, things can tend to get a little complicated when making joint decisions with your partner. What colour nursery will they have? What kind of school will they go to? Will we baptise them or no? The list goes on…but the first of these big decisions has to be naming the […]

10 reasons why dads are the best

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads in our lives! We may be parents ourselves now, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten how brilliant our own dads were when we were little – and it’s why we appreciate all the dads in our lives, young and old. Here are just a few reasons why dad […]

For single parents coming up to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

Father’s Day and Mother’s Day can be a nice time for the family to do something special together. But not every child has both a mother and a father present in their lives. This can be a difficult time in school or crèche when they’re making cards or gifts to bring home to their mum or dad, […]

Donal Skehan and his wife Sofie are expecting their first child this Autumn!

MASSIVE congratulations due to TV Chef (and former pop star) and his wife Sofie who are expecting their first child this Autumn. They shared the news to the world via Instagram with this gorgeous snap! Donal says that the couple are “Completely over the moon and feeling blessed”, while also admitting that “Dad & Max don’t […]

Fine motor skills affected by overuse of touch screens in children

Research done in Dublin City University has shown that Irish children’s fine motor skills are suffering. The researchers who carried out the study say the reason their fine motor skills are lacking is due to early access to ICT (information and communication technology) at a young age. Fine motor skills Fine motor skills allow children to do practical, […]

A memory box without the clutter – something for new parents to try!

We all love to put some items into our kids memory boxes, but all you minimalists out there (minimalist parents?) will love the clutter-less feature of this cool idea for a memory box. EPIC parenting hack! #parenting #hack #18th #birthday #family #kids #epicplay #email #surprise #mumhack #dadhack — Epic Play (@EpicPlayUK) April 27, 2017 […]

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