Sheila O’Sullivan, who works with the Irish Heart Foundation and trains primary-school teachers in PE teaching. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Like many parents, Naomi del Pozo worries about how her two children are going to get the minimum hour’s physical exercise they need every day, now th(...)

Get your girls away from the TV with a family health project. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...), and a course in positive parenting will start in Dublin on Thursday, October 8th. See solutiontalk.ie(...)

The High Court issued the search and find directions on Friday after hearing that the 30-year-old woman had failed to turn up at a hospital to have the delivery of her baby induced.

(...)’s ability to parent, including evidence of neglectful parenting, eventual abandonment and inconsistency with(...)

One child treated in Temple Street hospital in Dublin weighed almost 30kg, double the average weight for their age-group. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

(...) services. “Childhood obesity has less to do with bad parenting than many believe. The families that I meet(...)

(...), reading books and occasionally moving a few feet to do a tiny bit of parenting before sitting back down(...)

A  search has begun  for a 30-year-old woman  with a ‘high risk’ pregnancy who failed to turn up at a hospital to have the delivery of her baby induced. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) woman’s ability to parent, including evidence of neglectful parenting, eventual abandonment and(...)

 Maureen Smith with her son Seán and grandson Noah (12) at Sandymount, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...), psychotherapist and parenting columnist for The Irish Times (read the Smith family case study here). “There is far(...)

The Great Lakes team of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the Southeast team from Northwood, South Carolina, compete at Lamade Stadium, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, during the ESPN-televised Little League World Series this month. Photograph: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images.

(...) that was equal parts a discussion about sport, a referendum on modern parenting and a reminder that(...)

 Parentline volunteers, Nora Given, Fiona Murray, Deirdre Curtin and Malcolm Argyle. Photograph: Sara Freund

(...) done”. The big difference between when she was raising her children and their parenting now is that(...)

Many sensitive children can become stressed by a ‘strict’ teacher. Photograph: Thinkstock Many sensitive children can become stressed by a ‘strict’ teacher. Photograph: Thinkstock

Cork on Friday, October 2nd, and a Positive Parenting Course starting in Dublin on Thursday, October 8(...)