What to do with your flowers after the wedding
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Supper Club: Creamy sautéd green veggies (perfect with pasta or quinoa)
Supper Club: Creamy sautéd green veggies (perfect with pasta or quinoa)

Meg Walker

These 3 Irish rug companies have launched exciting new ranges
These 3 Irish rug companies have launched exciting new ranges

Megan Burns

Social Pictures: Malfy’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ launch at the Iveagh Garden Hotel
Social Pictures: Malfy’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ launch at the Iveagh Garden Hotel

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This Wicklow four-bed (complete with an equestrian smallholding) is on the market for €375,000
This Wicklow four-bed (complete with an equestrian smallholding) is on the market for €375,000

Sarah Gill

Women in Sport: All-Ireland Camogie Champion Fionnuala Carr
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Sarah Gill

10 things to ask the midwife before you leave the hospital with your newborn
10 things to ask the midwife before you leave the hospital with your newborn

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This couple accidentally bought a derelict Victorian home, but have embraced it with a careful restoration
This couple accidentally bought a derelict Victorian home, but have embraced it with a careful...

Megan Burns

Supper Club: A toasty, nutty salad with raw artichoke
Supper Club: A toasty, nutty salad with raw artichoke

Meg Walker

This Howth home has been given a bright, airy refurb
This Howth home has been given a bright, airy refurb

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Failing as a parent is a new kind of failure


by Rosemary MacCabe
05th Apr 2022

Failing as a parent is a new kind of failure. In the first 6 months of a new arrival, these are the failures our columnist Rosemary MacCabe faced…along with the shame that went along with each and every one of them. Sleep, tummy time, TV - it's all in there...

It’s very trendy in 2022 to talk about failure and to use it as a kind of badge of honour. Look, I failed, but I got back up again and did better next time, it says. American researcher and author Brené Brown speaks a lot about failure, declaring that it “can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort”. I would like to state, for the record, that...

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