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If Sex & Sleep Are Keys To Happiness, Where Does That Leave You As A Parent?

?Money doesn't make the world go round? went the gleeful headlines just over a week ago. News outlets…

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This Is The Real Reason Two-Thirds Of Irish Mums Want To Stay At Home

There was plenty of reaction to last week's findings by Am?rach Research for the baby cream brand Sudocrem,…

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Why The ‘Super Mum’ Label Is Damaging For Mothers

There has been a lot of talk about burnout recently, from millennials to managing directors, with Jennifer O'Connell's…

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Three Luxe Escapes For You And Your Family

Think the five-star treatment is only for kiddie-free experiences? Jessie Collins recommends three locations that aim?to give parents?…

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The Forgotten Bliss Of Solo Travel When You’re A Parent

Parenting is nothing if not relentless, you need time away to get back some things you lost, says…

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Why Does No One Talk About How Lonely Motherhood Can Be?

Western motherhood has become increasingly isolated, says Jessie Collins. We need?more physical spaces to connect. There were many…

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Great Expectations: Honouring The Pre-School Years And Looking To The Future

You're off to great places, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.…

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The Problem With With ‘Mr Right’ And Having Kids

Growing up, fertility was mostly about not getting pregnant, then all of a sudden you seem to fall?off…

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So It’s Official: I’m A Geriatric Mother

I remember when I first realised where I figured on the birthing spectrum. I was aged 37, and…

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We Need To Talk More Openly About Fertility

Channel 4's recent adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 80s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, is still ringing in many…

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The Lack Of Split Parental Leave Means We Are Stuck In Unequal Relationships

In 2015, the then minister for children, Dr. James Reilly, as part of the childcare reform package, proposed…

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Why Having Kids Shouldn’t Be About Finding ‘The One’

Growing up, fertility was mostly about not getting pregnant, then all of a sudden you seem to fall?off…

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