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Childhood trauma resonates through generations. That’s the headline from a new research study conducted at the University of California at Los Angeles and published yesterday in Pediatrics. This is the first study showing a correlation between parents’ adverse childhood events...
Life may be an adventure, but at what point are you ready to let your kids adventure on their own? A new (old?) kind of playground is testing the limits of parents’ sense of adventure. So-called adventure playgrounds have been popular...

Who Will Save Them?

I heard my toddler cry out in the middle of the night and ran to him. I found him standing at the gate to his bedroom door, scooped him up and told him what I’ve told both kids every...
Smoking during pregnancy has been taboo for at least a generation or two now, but with more and more states legalizing marijuana researchers are finding it too can negatively impact a baby’s health. Researchers from the University of Buffalo Research...
With summer in full swing throughout the United States most people are thinking of sunshine, swimming and backyard barbecues. But this year there is also something else you should be thinking about; bugs. Due to the unusually warm winter and...
When you look at your child you probably aren’t thinking about helping them have healthy, happy, long-term relationships as an adult, unless they’re a teen of course. Even then though, you might not be actively thinking about their future...
Postpartum depression can be gripping for mothers of newborns, debilitating even. Now a new study says men may be dealing with PPD too after a new baby. The study, which was published in the journal Hormones and Behavior, found that...
Online bullying is a problem that’s plaguing our society. Perhaps made more evident by the actions of adults in this no-holds-bar world of tweet storms and Facebook attacks, online bullying doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. But...
Everyone who has lived through high school knows it can be a roller coaster with plenty of ups and downs. However, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association, if you can make it in high school...
Being a single parent can be tough on anyone, but research is now showing that being a single dad can have a greater impact on the lifespan of a man. New research from the University of Toronto reveals that single...
It happens to so many of us. We have a baby, bring them home, expect life to be perfect and full of comforting snuggles. Then that baby cries for hours and hours on end and almost nothing (sans running...
Australian researchers from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney claim that taking a B3 supplement can significantly prevent miscarriages and birth defects after in what is being hailed as a landmark study. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The study,...
All your favorite Marvel Super Heroes will be flying into an arena near you this summer when Feld Entertainment launches their newest show, Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes. The show takes off July 7 in Los Angeles at...

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