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6 Ways to Be an Effective Parent in 2019

Following are some popular articles from the past year packed with advice that may help parents in the year ahead. Which Is Better, Rewards or Punishments? Neither By Heather Turgeon Many parents grew up with punishments, and it’s understandable that they rely on them. But punishments tend to escalate conflict and shut down learning. They… Read More »

'Seeing your parent drunk is tough, especially when it's your mother'

Sharon Hutchinson (62) says it took a long time for her mother to come to the realisation that she needed to quit drinking. Picture: Frank McGrath at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin ‘Seeing your parent drunk is tough, especially when it’s your mother’ Independent.ie I knew my mother was drinking from about the age of four.… Read More »