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Technology in small doses for wellbeing

7 December 2015

Technology can connect us to so much, but it’s the relationship we have with it that we need to watch.

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Working on giving thanks on Thanksgiving

26 November 2015

Thanksgiving is not part of our calendar really, but it’s a good idea to stop and think of what we’re thankful for and encourage our families to do the same.

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Father role models on International Men’s Day

19 November 2015

If you’re a father, your influence is important, sometimes more than you might realise, the older your children get.

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Helping a young person experiencing anxiety

2 November 2015

Anxiety is something that is coming as an issue more and more for young people, according to both young people and parents we’ve spoken to.

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National digital strategy announced for schools

15 October 2015

We welcome a new digital strategy for schools so students don’t get left behind in the world of technology, but how do parents keep up?

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Parents information evening in Cork

17 September 2015

ReachOut Ireland invite parents to a free information evening exploring “young people, mental health and the internet” in Cork.

How to have a difficult conversation with a teen or young adult

25 August 2015

We spoke to Dr John Sharry, from Parents Plus and www.solutiontalk.ie about any advice he would give to parents about how to have a sensitive conversation.

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Back to school for parents and students

24 August 2015

Heading back to school can be an anxious time for student and parents alike.

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Leaving Cert results: The parent role

11 August 2015

Students all over the country will be receiving their Leaving Cert results tomorrow. As a parent you will be faced with one of three situations.

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Experiencing all emotions, even Inside Out

29 July 2015

In Pixar’s feature film, Inside Out, 12-year-old Riley’s parents were so proud of her for putting on a brave face during their move.

scene from Inside Out