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Mummy Buns for Lazy Mummies

I spent September on Pinterest didn’t I? Casually pinning felt skull wreaths and pompom pumpkin garlands* with gay abandon.  And now, it’s Halloween, and my offspring are standing in front of me wondering why I haven&#...

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...