Putting the Doh! into Doughnuts

We hit peak doughnut last week as hundreds of people actually queued, in the rain, or in their cars at the 24-hour drive-through, in Blanchardstown to wait their turn to buy these over-rated fancies at the newly opened Krispie Kreme.

15/10/2018   by Aileen McGloin  

How long do you spend on your phone?

Q Radio DJ and TV presenter Stephen Clements chatted to parents Emma, Karen, Andy and Kelly about screens in their homes. The parents have kids of different ages, Andy has grandkids, but many of their experiences were the same, and their own behaviour was the most unregulated!

08/10/2018   by Stephen Clements  

Radio DJ Stephen Clements takes on the Play Pact challenge

“I’m a Dad, and sometime it’s so easy to just sit in front of your phone, get the kids to sit in front of the TV.” Putting down his phone and turning off the TV, he made a pact with his kids Poppy (7) and Robbie (3) to be more active – indoors and outdoors.

30/09/2018   by Stephen Clements  

Confessions of a (minor) phone addict

In an ever changing world, children’s phone and screen usage can be a worry. As a parent, I’m not alone in saying that I worry about how this impacts on my child’s sleep, the amount of physical activity she gets, her mental health and her relationship with me.

05/09/2018   by Aileen McGloin  

Six steps for lunchbox success

Busy and oft frazzled mum of two, Lillian Murphy says her little ones have as little as five minutes to eat their thoughtfully prepared lunch so she has come some handy tricks to ensure lunches are eaten.

16/08/2018   by Lillian Murphy