Being a mother makes you a lot more empathetic towards other mothers and children' - Marissa Carter on a life-changing trip to Guinea-Bissau

Monday 22nd October 2018 - Marissa Carter

I don’t think you can prepare yourself really for seeing poverty of this scale. If you’re born a girl in a deve... Read more →

Creating some calm: 10 ways to brighten your day and avoid burnout In a world where we seem to be always on the verge of burnout, journalist and editor Ailbhe Malone shares her tips on creating some calm

Monday 22nd October 2018 - Ailbhe Malone - The Irish Independent

My life went on a tiring, anxious way for the better part of 28 years, until I started treatment for a generalised anxiety disor... Read more →

Why we're still afraid to embrace fatherhood and papoose-wearing dads Piers Morgan ridiculed a papoose-wearing Daniel Craig this week and sparked a furious debate about modern gender roles. Tanya Sweeney reports

Monday 22nd October 2018 - Tanya Sweeney - The Irish Independent

What are the chances that the manufacturers of slings, baby wraps and papooses had no idea on Monday morning that they were abou... Read more →

Not to be sneezed at: Kleenex to ditch 'Mansize' tissues name after sexism complaints

Friday 19th October 2018 - Katie Morley - The Irish Independent

After more than sixty years, Kleenex is phasing out the Mansize tissues name following complaints by consumers that the brand na... Read more →

You can't let cancer consume your life - I just finished the Camino trek for the third time

Friday 19th October 2018 - Eilish O Regan - The Irish Independent

Dublin mother-of-two Bernie Walsh is among nearly one in three breast cancer patients in Ireland who have been told their cancer... Read more →

How keeping the windows clean and curtains open could stop you getting sick

Friday 19th October 2018 - The Irish Independent

It is a simple strategy for staying healthy, but a new study has found that allowing sunlight to stream in through windows could... Read more →

Your motivation will start to waver... Five tips to help you keep going

Thursday 18th October 2018 - Karl Henry - The Irish Independent

The dreaded plateau. Probably the single biggest reason that people fall off the wagon when trying to get healthy. In the first ... Read more →

How to travel safely when you're pregnant

Thursday 18th October 2018 - Maria Lally - The Irish Independent

In the early weeks of her pregnancy with Prince George, the Duchess of Cambridge had to hurriedly announce the news after she wa... Read more →

How to cope in an empty nest and find the silver lining

Thursday 18th October 2018 - Claire Ronan - The Irish Independent

After years of taking care of their children's everyday needs, waving them off to college can leave parents bereft. Tanya Sweeney ... Read more →

Meghan and Harry: Duchess of Sussex expecting a baby

Monday 15th October 2018 - BBC News - BBC News

The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed. The news has been announc... Read more →

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