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From TheJournal.ie Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies Parenting

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies

A new universal subsidy comes into force from September.

From TheJournal.ie HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome Discrimination

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

From TheJournal.ie 'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries' Column

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'

Finding that middle ground between idealistic and realistic mothering can be very difficult, writes Grace Vaughan.

From TheJournal.ie Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents Babies

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents

Put down Gina Ford, go with your gut and you’ll get through it.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not the State's problem, it's the family's': Care system to adopt tough love approach Responsibility

'It's not the State's problem, it's the family's': Care system to adopt tough love approach

The chief executive of Tusla said the agency wants families to share more power and responsibility, and to “own their problems”.

From TheJournal.ie Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras Latching On

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better" Use Discretion

Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better"

The sign was taken down shortly after being put on the door of the airport’s ‘designated baby feeding room’.

Parents are sharing the grim, grim breakfasts they eat every day, inspired by this comedian

“I had some yogurt I licked off my fingers after cleaning my son up.”

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend

“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”

18 people that are basically you as a parent

It’s a tough gig.

From TheJournal.ie Pushy parents create self-critical children Chill Out

Pushy parents create self-critical children

Take a step back, mams and dads.

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café Mean Girls This post contains a poll

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café

“You are smart and you are pretty. It would take nothing from you to also be kind.”

A mam asked her husband for updates on the baby, and he took the absolute piss

“A proper picture nobhead!”

This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday

“We had a checklist for what to pack, it had just one item on it:… ‘Everything’”

From TheJournal.ie My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee Opinion

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee

Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.

Every parent needs to follow this hilarious dad of 4 on Twitter

With four daughters under five, he’s tweeting to stay sane.

From TheJournal.ie Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere' Opinion

Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'

Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

From TheJournal.ie How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible' Parenting

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'

‘I felt very vulnerable, having lost a child, with a child who then wouldn’t eat.’

From TheJournal.ie A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook 21st Century Mam This post contains a poll

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook 21st Century Mam This post contains a poll

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her 'bully' son on Facebook

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

14 pictures that perfectly sum up parenting

In all its glory.

The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers

She’s back, and it’s reached even more people than last time.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all new parents attend parenting classes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all new parents attend parenting classes?

What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course Parenting For Dummies This post contains a poll

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course

David Cameron is to unveil the plans tomorrow.

This mam listed the 44 reasons her toddler threw a tantrum in one day

And they’re all completely rational.

A man's hilariously honest account of being a new dad is going super viral

“Baby piss in your eye is really only funny the first time.”

This woman is documenting the realities of parenthood with hilarious comics

When nipping out to the shops alone is like a trip to the spa…

From TheJournal.ie 'We're finally getting rid of the buggy. Here are 10 things I won't miss about it' Opinion

'We're finally getting rid of the buggy. Here are 10 things I won't miss about it'

The ‘no buggy allowed’ signs, the leaf sludge and, of course, the dog poo, writes Claire Micks.

From TheJournal.ie Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral Fertility Treatment

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

The image has prompted an outpouring of heartfelt messages from other parents who have conceived through IVF.

From TheJournal.ie We were better parents before smartphones Opinion

We were better parents before smartphones

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.