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Crowe calls for parental leave for parents who suffer miscarriage

Crowe calls for parental leave for parents who suffer miscarriage

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Senator Ollie Crowe has this week called for the Government to introduce parental leave for parents who suffer a miscarriage before the 24th week of pregnancy.

Household chores can burn staggering number of calories

If you are running a busy household you will know that a daily gym session can often drop to the bottom of the priority list.

Parents spending significant finance during baby’s first year

The BabyDoc Club parenting community reveal the real cost of baby, with the first in-depth survey of its kind in Ireland.

Parenting resilient minds

Mental health problems affect about one in five children and young people. They include depression, anxiety, and conduct disorders, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives (Mental Health Ireland). According to the World Health Organisation around 50 per cent of mental disorders begin before the age of 14. Parents have begun to figure this part out themselves. They can unfortunately name on one hand children who needed some form of expert support for their emotional and mental wellbeing in the past 12 months. Parents are more than aware of the daily stories on all media forms of anxious children, crying spells, teenagers suffering migraine, school refusal, depression, bullying, missing youths, self-harming, suicides, violence, poor self-image, eating disorders, and so on.

Laurence Clark offers An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

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The Galway Theatre Festival commences next week and among the highlights is Laurence Clark’s comic show, An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting. It comes here, at the behest of NoRopes Theatre Company, for three performances at NUIG’s O’Donoghue Centre from May 8 to 11.

Children’s allowance must not be used to pay for creches says Green Party candidate

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A new report from the National Recruitment Federation, arguing for the State to use the children’s allowance to provide additional creches, has been condemned by Galway Green candidate Pauline O’Reilly.

Shared maternity leave Bill will give parents greater flexibility

Fianna Fáil has introduced a bill in the Dáil which will allow parents to share maternity leave.

Parenting website celebrates ten years

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Award winning parenting website is marking a decade in online business, and to celebrate, founders Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, along with editor Emily Manning, recently hosted a birthday party at Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History) in the beautiful setting of The Palatine room.

Fathers fear taking parental leave will impact career

More than half (52 per cent) of employees think that new fathers in their organisation do not take the full parental leave they are entitled to, according to Hays Ireland’s Gender Diversity Report 2017.


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