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10 Of Ireland’s Best Family Restaurants

Ireland's best family restaurants? Jessie Collins' Babydaddy's a restauranteur and she's got two smalls so she knows exactly…

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Here’s Why Nollaig Na Mban Can Help Us Be Women First And Mothers, Wives, Carers Second

On the eve of Nollaig Na Mban, Little Christmas, let's reinvent what the traditional celebration means. Shifting focus…

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From Wooden Toys To Weighted Blankets: Parenting Trends 2018

So, Pinterest has released their parenting trend predictions for 2018. Go there, Jessie Collins advises, if you dare.…

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A Family Twixmas – What To Do During The Holidays

You thought you could just lounge for days, right? Think again. Despite Despicable Me on repeat, after a few…

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Vicarious Rejection Is A Real Thing For Parents

Her little girl didn’t get invited to a party, but Jessie Collins is the one who feels rejected…

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I Never Thought I’d Say This, But I’m Sending My Girl To Guides

If we want to raise confident, outgoing girls, we can't leave it up to the narrow education and…

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The Real Reasons Irish Women Aren’t Having More Children

Two, four, six, none? Most of the time the amount of children we have, if we have them…

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How TV Became The Least Of A Parent’s Worries

Parents who largely grew up in a generation where television was the biggest vice, are now finding themselves…

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Clash Of The Titans: When Parenting Styles Collide

“The bliss,” a mum I know told me recently whose significant other was away for a few nights,…

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A #MeToo Dream For Our Daughters

The continuing revelations of sexual harassment, now in every walk of life, have afforded us an amazing opportunity,…

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Kids And The Fear – Turns Out We Have Been Fearing All The Wrong Things

“Why are you talking to a strange man,” said the strange, elderly man to my daughter in the…

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How Donald Trump Got Into My Four-Year-Old’s Head

'The beasty is called an American Trump. Its skin is bright orange, its figure is plump. Its fur…

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