Online and in the shops for Easter

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There will be lots of egg hunts and other events this weekend and if you ...

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Separate paths: Just because two children are born together doesn't mean they'll develop at the same pace.

Twins should be treated as individuals

It’s important to treat twins as individuals and not as a set,writes Helen O’Callaghan.

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20 Steps to a healthier you with GloHealth - Step 2: Connect

A broad network of positive relationships is crucial to our happiness and well-being, says Dr Deirdre MacIntyre clinical psychologist and director of the Institute for Child Education and Psychology Europe.

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Marjorie Cullen uses reflexology to treat babies for conditions including colic, reflux and colds.

What’s the alternative to help unwell babies?

There’s a growing range of natural support services to help babies with everything from colic to sleeping ...

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We complain that we are overwhelmed by chores, but we have gained five hours per week free time since the 1960s.

We're not squeezed for time, we're just not managing it properly

Because being busy is a badge of honour now, we underestimate the number of hours we have to ourselves, ...

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Silver screen: The Love Punch, starring l-r Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Emma Thompson, and Pierce Brosnan is one of a host of new movies for oldies which have hit the big screen in recent years.

Lights, camera, action attract an older audience to the silver screen

An increasing number of films are being made for the 50 plus market, and the trend is set to grow, says ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Grab a SandBell to blast fat and tone up

HANDS up if you want to enjoy your workout and see some serious results?

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Two is really company for childless couples

Are couples who chose not to have kids happier than couples who are parents? Sharon Ni Chonchuir finds ...

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Kicking off:  Emma Byrne trains for 14 hours a week with Arsenal.

Shape I'm In: Goalie Emma Byrne talks married life and more

IRISH soccer goalkeeper Emma Byrne, 34, is enjoying married life but is still adjusting to her new surname: ...

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DAY BY DAY: Damien O'Carroll at the Acquired Brain Injury regional office, Castleisland, Co, Kerry.

Damien O’Carroll is a miracle man

DAMIEN O’CARROLL was living the dream in Australia until the nightmare happened.

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NOTE: The information contained in Megan Sheppard's column is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult a doctor.

Use Herbal Eyebright extract for wide range of eye conditions

* I am interested in getting the Herbal Eyebright that you have recommended in your column.

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NOTE: The information contained in Dr Bernadette Carr's column is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult a doctor.

How do I treat scarlet fever?

* Two children in my daughter’s crèche have been diagnosed with scarlet fever in the last week.

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Managing a successful open relationship involves laying down strict ground rules

Open relationship can have unintended consequences

* My wife of three years has suggested that we have an open relationship.

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Bullying scars ‘remain after 40 years’

School bullying leaves deep life-changing scars that are still evident after nearly 40 years, a study ...

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Fabulous fifties: With age women become more confident and continue to enjoy being sexual.

Frisky business at every stage of life

IRISH women in their 50s and upwards are having great sex, but can struggle to feel attractive in an ...

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Body con: Holly Carpenter is in the fittest shape ever.

Shape I'm In: Grand designs after modelling for Holly Carpenter

HOLLY CARPENTER is savvy enough to know modelling is a short-term career and to keep her career on track ...

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United couple: Betty and Patrick Carmody at their daughter's wedding last year.

The cruel road of motor neurone disease

PATRICK CARMODY could not walk his daughter up the aisle on her wedding day last year.

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NOTE: The information contained in Megan Sheppard's column is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult a doctor.

What are the remedies for IBS

* My daughter suffers from irritable bowel syndrome, which was diagnosed last September. What are your ...

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NOTE: The information contained in Dr Bernadette Carr's column is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult a doctor.

Questions to ask your GP about cholesterol

I recently had my cholesterol checked as part of the occupation health programme run at work. It was ...

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Sex is a democracy and it is never OK for a man to repeatedly impose his predilections on his partner

My boyfriend doesn’t want sex in the missionary position

* My boyfriend seems to have no interest in sex in the missionary position, or indeed any positions where ...

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Online and in the shops: The Power Rangers

The Power Rangers make their Irish debut today, visiting children at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, ...

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