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# Parenthood

Last year
Surrogacy: Hannah McCarthy travels to Kenya and finds a growing number of surrogate cases there
Hannah McCarthy
All time
Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work
Shane Doyle
Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change
A man's hilariously honest account of being a new dad is going super viral
Find yourself saying ridiculous things to children? This Dad made a book about it
16 tweets that perfectly sum up being a parent
Am I alone in Mummy Martyr stakes? (Why are parents so bad at looking after themselves?)
Claire Micks
Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it
Claire Micks
Opinion: 'Egg freeze' offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads
Carol Redmond
Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'
Andrea Mara
Opinion: Struggling to entertain the kids over the summer holidays?
Aisling Lyons
8 warnings for anyone thinking of having kids
14 wonderfully geeky parents who are doing it right
Opinion: An apology on Father’s Day (or oops! I did it again!)
Orla Breeze
Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter
Catherine W
15 amazingly innovative parenting tips you never knew you needed
Column: Peaches and Paula – a mum without a mum and a photograph that spoke a thousand words.
Claire Micks
Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'
Emily Hourican
Older dads can lead to more problems for kids, study finds
Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.
Emily Hourican
Poll: Should women be paid to be surrogates?
Parents adorably recreate movie scenes using their baby and some cardboard
14 families who have totally nailed dressing up for Halloween
Column: Baby v Career – how to pick a path through the minefield of working motherhood
Sarah Crown
13 things people with babies do
Conversation between a dad and his 2-year-old reenacted by grownups
11 of the world’s most embarrassing parents
8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework
11 kids who were just trying to help (PICS)
14 lessons to teach your children before they're 12
11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet
11 babies whose parents think they're toys
15 things no one tells you about having kids
Concern in China over number of single males
Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...
Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too
Paul Garrigan
National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'
Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea
Andrew Doherty
Poll: Should women breastfeed in public?
Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin