Parenting

Unfortunately babies don’t come with a rule book and as they get older it can sometimes get harder, here is a comprehensive guide to all the trials and tribulations that is parenting.

 

Latest Parenting Posts

How to pick a family car

A family car is a big investment, and one you don’t want to rush into. Try these five tips to make sure you get a car that’s right for you. Look for ISOFIX ISOFIX connectors are a great feature as they help to ensure that your child seats are correctly fitted. If you are buying […]

Should I go back to work or stay at home?

One thing’s for sure: when you have kids, your life changes forever. It’s one heck of a learning curve; our advice is to take it as it comes and to give yourself time to adjust. One big adjustment is when the end of your maternity leave starts to get closer, and you’re faced with a […]

Five myths about babysitting

Babysitters can be a real relief for many families and they are often essential in the family’s everyday life. Even though babysitters can play a huge role in Irish families, there are some myths about babysitting that need to be dispelled, and fast. Here are five of the biggest misconceptions about babysitters, according to Irish […]

Eight jobs for new dads

Newborn babies are a bundle of joy, but they can also be demanding and challenging. Sometimes those first few months feel like they’ll never end, and watching your to-do list pile up before your eyes can be overwhelming. But if you have Dad to hand, here’s a few simple ways to put them to work, and […]

Important: Water safety for your kids

If there’s one definite benefit to living on the island of Ireland it’s our abundance of scenic beaches to flock to when the weather permits. Thanks to our coastline, not to mention an abundance of lakes, children can have a family fun day out at a relatively inexpensive cost for their parents. But if there’s one thing that needs to […]

What you need to know about raising boys

We do love our boys but they can be hard work sometimes! Do you relate to any of these items in our ABC of raising boys? It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it! A – Aim for the toilet bowl, they make them wide enough! B – Balls are for outside, the […]

10 tips to tackle potty training

When it comes to potty training it can be hard to know when to begin and how to start the process. Once you recognise that your child is ready for this next step, there can be a variety of ways you can encourage successful potty training. Potty introduction Introduce the potty to the household before […]

Six essential things to know about car safety

Car safety is important for everyone, but when you have children it’s vital for parents to be aware of safety guidelines when it comes to keeping kids correctly protected in cars. According to the Road Safety Authority (RSA), in a crash at just 50km per hour, a child who is not adequately restrained would be […]

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