Family and Lifestyle

Jennifer Roback Morse and Betys Kerekes We all want reliable love in our lives. In this, we are no different than people in any other time in history, despite the tatters of failed marriages all around us.‘The One’ must be someone to whom you can be deeply committed. The first step is getting to a place where you’re ready...

We’re now nearing the middle of Lent and Easter is fast approaching. Seeing as we are still in March and Easter is right round the corner, this March hare/Easter bunny head piece is just the craft to make. If you’re having an Easter party or a birthday party, make several of these for you and your friends to wear, or to include in...

Positivity, having a positive and optimistic attitude towards life, has long been considered to be a very good thing and is widely recommended in popular psychology. Innumerable books have been published over the past several decades promoting the value of positivity and positive self-esteem, eg. the classic The Power of Positive Thinking by...

Last weekend, we had royalty in the house. A gaggle of six-year-old princesses, to be precise. Our eldest girl turned six and she insisted on having a girls-only princess party. We’ve never encouraged our girls to play only with traditionally girlie toys or to wear pink, but from an early age Rose’s favourite colour has been pink...

Sr Catherine Brennan SSLNow in its tenth year, Earth Hour 2017 takes place this Saturday, March 25 from 8.30-9.30pm. Earth Hour is the single largest symbolic mass participation event in the world. Born of the hope that people could be mobilised to take action on climate change, Earth Hour now inspires a global community of millions of people...

Aoife KehoeReligious education became an exam subject in 2008. Last year, 1,320 students throughout Ireland sat the exam. The curriculum presents 10 topics from which students must study four. In my class we studied four divergent and truly engaging themes.The search for meaning and values, which examines philosophical and religious answers to the...

When St Patrick’s Day is past, you will be getting ready for Mother’s Day next weekend (March 25). While you are making your card and planning a breakfast in bed menu, brainstorm some original ways for presenting a bunch of flowers to your mum.You can cut stems short and fashion a brooch out of tiny daffodils and crocuses, or press...

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