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Why Rich Parents Are More Likely To Be Unethical

“Why rich parents are more likely to be unethical,” by David M. Mayer, University of Michigan Federal attorneys in 2019 arrested 50 people in a college admission scam that allowed wealthy parents to buy their kids’ admission to elite universities. … Continue reading

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Holiday Co-Parenting After Separation Or Divorce

“Holiday co-parenting after separation or divorce: 6 legal and practical tips for surviving and thriving,” by Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich, Carleton University The approaching holiday season will be the first post-split for Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire, who separated … Continue reading

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The Grandmother Effect Suggests That Proximity Is A Factor In Family Size

“The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size,” by Patrick Bergeron, Bishop’s University The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately … Continue reading

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When It Comes To Childcare, Grandparents Are The Least Stressful Option

“When it comes to childcare, grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad” by Brendan Churchill, The University of Melbourne and Lyn Craig, The University of Melbourne As any mother or father will tell you, being a parent is … Continue reading

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The Not So Good and Worst of Helicopter Parenting

Helicopter Parenting. A term that we used quite a bit several years ago. Although its usage might have waned, the habit continues. Well, prior to the pandemic. Parents generally want a better life for their children than they had.  Some … Continue reading

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Transforming Lives: 11 Offered But ONLY One Teacher Changed Lives

Transforming lives, that is the topic of our conversation today. So, let me share a story. An Abundance Of Energy My Dad shared a conversation from his youth with me that I have reflected on for many years. It still … Continue reading

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Without Child Care, Work And Family Are Impossible

Without child care, work and family are impossible – by Shauna Shames, Rutgers University I have a PhD from Harvard and a 20-month-old child. Without child care, life revolves around the toddler. I am a political science professor and researcher, but … Continue reading

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