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Barnardos Parent Supportline provides free and confidential support over . We are here for parents in Ireland who may need...


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Parentline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support and information by . We are here for parents in Ireland who...


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Askonefamily Helpline provides free and confidential support by . We exist to help parents in Ireland who may be experiencing...


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Barnardos Childrens Bereavement Helpline is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support over . We are...


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National Freephone CareLine provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over . We exist to help people in...


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50808 offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information over text message (SMS). We exist to help everyone in Ireland...


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Childline provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We exist to help youth,...


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Missing Childrens Hotline offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information over . We exist to help people in Ireland...


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Connect is a free telephone counselling and support service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in...


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Struggling with the challenges of being a parent? Hotline support is available in Ireland

Parenting can be tough. There are challenges to overcome every single day. You might feel overwhelmed at times. If you're needing support, there are 10 hotlines that support parents in Ireland that can help you get through the rough patches. Reach out if you are struggling with these parenting challenges:

  • Insecurity about how to teach your child about responsibility and consequences
  • Feeling worried about the quality of nutrition your child receives
  • Fighting a lone battle against societal standards that you disagree with for your child
  • Feeling overwhelmed when your kid has tantrums or misbehaves
  • Struggling with limiting screen-time
  • Not having enough time for quality parenting
  • Your work is starting to decline because you are exhausted by your parenting duties
  • Your and your child’s temperaments don’t align, and you don’t know how to handle it

It’s safe to say there is not a parent who did not struggle with parenting at some point. It can be an experience that challenges you like nothing before. However, it is also a learning process. No one was born a perfect parent.

It’s okay to allow yourself to feel a range of different emotions about parenting. Getting proper support could help you navigate through this challenge with more ease. Speaking to someone in Ireland who can understand your doubts and feelings can help you form a path forward that works for you and your family.

Consider contacting a hotline in Ireland right away for free, private help with parenting.


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