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22 July 2015 in , , ,

Childcare report promises much, but will it deliver?

The Government’s major new report on childcare contains progressive provisions, but cannot be anything more than window dressing for struggling families unless it is actually implemented. ...

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27 May 2015 in , , ,

Ireland Must Effect Legal Ban on all Forms of Child Corporal Punishment - Barnardos

27 May 2015 – Ireland must take immediate steps to introduce an effective legal ban on all forms of corporal punishment against children, Barnardos said today. The children’s charity’s comments come in light of the unanimous European Committee of Social Rights finding today that Irish domestic law is in breach of the European Social Charter. The Barnardos Buggy Push sponsored by Dettol i...

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10 February 2015 in , ,

Internet Safety Day - Advice on Cyberbullying

February 10th is Internet Safety Day. While the internet offers fantastic learning and sharing opportunities, there are also risks to this new technology. Watch and share our short video with advice for parents about cyberbullying, and find out more about how to better protect yourself and your children with our resources....

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29 November 2014 in , ,

Managing children's Christmas expectations

Christmas is supposed to be a wonderful time for all the family, a time of giving and receiving. But this December, with many families struggling to pay their bills and keep food on the table, buying presents may be just another headache and mean further pressure for parents. Barnardos has advice on how to manage your children’s expectations about Christmas this year....

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09 October 2014 in , , ,

Are you a proud parent of a new baby? Would you like to get involved in a groundbreaking volunteer project?

Are you a proud parent with a new baby Will your baby be 2 – 4 months old in October Would you like to volunteer in a local school as part of a meaningful, enjoyable and groundbreaking project Roots of Empathy is a programme for primary school children which aims to increase empathy - the ability to understand how another person feels. Children learn to care for and respect each other, a...

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