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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 MyKidsTime.com celebrates ten years

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Award winning parenting website MyKidsTime.com 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.

Learn to parent creatively

An innovative parenting course which will be held in the city in September will examine issues such as limits and boundaries, childhood anxiety, tantrums, and sibling rivalry.

Tips for dealing with toddler temper tantrums

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thorough as they learn to express themselves. They can strike anytime between the ages of one to four years and usually occur when your child gets frustrated or feels the need to push boundaries. Having been through them with my own children I have some tips for dealing with toddler temper tantrums.

Spanking good fun at The Dirty Circus

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IT'S NAUGHTY but nice, sexy and saucy, tasteful rather than filthy and depraved. It is Galway burlesque and cabaret night The Dirty Circus, and it kickstarts this year's Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

Learn how to parent creatively

An innovative parenting course which will be held in the city this month will examine issues such as limits and boundaries, childhood anxiety, tantrums and sibling rivalry.

 

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