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Landmark Research on Siblings May Help Identify Mental Health Risk Factors

Scientists have studied the concept of “nature versus nurture” for decades. While each family is unique, it appears that both home environment and genetic factors are vital in predicting our overall health as adults. But recent studies have provided even more information on just how crucial it is for a […]
A Negative Term Can Actually Be a Positive Step Toward Independence

A Negative Term Can Actually Be a Positive Step Toward Independence

One of the great joys of parenting is watching our children learn – and master – a new skill. It starts with them crawling, walking, and talking – and we let them practice under our watchful eye until they get it right and they move on to the next skill. […]
Having A Shy Child Is Not A Character Defect 

Having A Shy Child Is Not A Character Defect 

Children are often categorized as outgoing and full of energy – but it’s important to remember every child is wired differently. There are children who are more quiet and shy, and don’t tend to speak up or be overly social. The sad thing is, many educators and adults think there […]
Mom Fires Back To All Those Saying She ‘Babies’ Her Son 

Mom Fires Back To All Those Saying She ‘Babies’ Her Son 

Kids grow up way too fast! One minute you can’t put them down, and the next you can’t catch them.  As a mom you want to hold on to every moment, with no need to rush from phase to phase.  A Vancouver mom is getting backlash for her connection with […]