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The Homework Wars

Ah, the great homework debate. How much, how often, how big, how small…? Let’s start at the very beginning. It’s a very good place to start. Junior infants, then. Should they get homework? …. I really can&#...

The Chore Wars

There’s been a lot in the news lately about The Chore Wars. Who does what and who should be doing more. It’s all off the back of a couple of UK surveys on the subject – one by the parenting site Mumsnet and the o...

What’s In Mammy’s Handbag?

Here at Parent.ie we like to have a look into the inner world of Mammies, to see what makes them tick. And what better way to see into a woman’s soul than to take a peek into her handbag? This week, it’s Lisa’s h...

One Crazy Internet

It’s been a while, and my Internet is just bubbling over with ridiculous crazy.   Those people in the stock photos they use in parenting articles? They’re so very realistic, don’t you think? It’s like ...