Family & Relationships

Different Family Values

Family values involve all of the ideas of how you want to live your family life, and they are often passed down from previous generations. They can help define behaviour in various situations, help youth make good choices, and solidify the bond that your family has. If your family doesn't already have these values in [...]

January 30th, 2019|

The Importance of Family Values

Many people don't think about their family values until a crisis arises that forces them to make decisions that may go against their beliefs. While they may have never identified their values, all of sudden they are faced with the realization that something doesn't quite fit into what they believe [...]

January 28th, 2019|

Bullying Causes Structural Changes to a Teen’s Brain

It's been known that bullying has negative psychological effects on teenagers; but now, research suggests that it may even have a physical impact on their brains. A study published in Springer Nature's Molecular Psychiatry journal suggests that teenagers who experience chronic bullying may have structural brain changes that could increase [...]

December 17th, 2018|

Winter Break Bedtimes for Kids

It's not long before school's out for children across the country this winter, and whether they're going jet-setting for break or keeping up with local activities, making sure that they get adequate sleep during this time is a top priority for several parents. If you're a parent, it might be [...]

December 6th, 2018|

AAP Gives Spanking a Thumbs-Down

A policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published online earlier this week condemns the use of spanking as a discipline tool for children. It also deemed the practice harmful to children's cognitive and behavioural development. The statement is also set to be published in December's edition of [...]

November 12th, 2018|