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25 Of The Best Family Movies For Teaching Honesty, Grit, Courage & More, by Tiffanie Ceynar.

It’s so hard as a parent to draw our kids in to meaningful conversations, isn’t it?

Especially if the conversation is about something extremely important, but rather abstract in the minds of our kids, as the topic of… 385 more words

Child Advocacy

Trusting a Baby to Know How to Eat, by Julia Scirrotto

“You need a class to tell you how to feed your baby?” my dad laughed down the line to London, where I live. I was en route to a workshop on introducing my six-month-old daughter to solid food and was hoping to find clarity on which approach to use: traditional purées or this thing called “baby-led weaning” I’d heard English moms chatting about. 200 more words

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Genie the Wild Child

In this week’s lecture for lifespan development studies we looked again at the two different kinds of aphasia called “Broca’s Aphasia” and “Wernicke’s Aphasia”. That’s nothing new anymore, and while it’s one of my favourite neuropsych topics, what really had me leaning in to pay attention was this case of a young Californian girl who was locked away in a room in complete isolation for the first thirteen years of her life. 112 more words

Clinical Psychology

What is it Like to Raise Your Grandchild? By Ann Faust Anderson

His name is Brystol.  He has never had a responsible parent.  He is beautiful, smart, and above all else charming.  He is four years old.  I am often asked questions about the grandson I am raising.   1,527 more words

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Friday Night

I managed to pick the kids up early from daycare. They got on the computer and did their video game thing and discussed it at length with each other. 306 more words

Controllers - Do They Come in Pairs?

Often in mediation we see the couple separately for their first meetings. This gives people an opportunity to be very frank and open about their situation. 575 more words