Mary O Kane

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‘As parents, there really is no harm in allowing our children to continue with occasional magical thinking coping mechanisms.’ File photograph: Getty

There are eight fairy families in our back garden. They occupy the branches and tree trunks of the silver birches dotted around the swing set. The fai(...)

Geraldine Walsh with daughter  Allegra.

Working from home means my computer and my phone are effectively another limb. With every sound my phone makes, I react, probably a lot quicker than w(...)

Victims: flight attendant Nidhi Chaphekar, who was injured in the bombing at Brussels Airport. Photograph: Ketevan Kardava/courtesy 1tv.ge

Parenting slots have become as ubiquitous an element of talk radio as traffic reports or weather forecasts. The predictable subject matter under discu(...)