Everybody loves a good story. That may be a cliché, but only because it’s universally true. Long before anyone thought to record history or observe nature, people were telling stories. The oldest cultural artifacts of...

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In part one of this series, we looked at how too much stuff, busyness and information can be a problem for children. Constant stimulation is stressful and causes a child’s quirks to be amplified over time. In...

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For as long as there has been a medical profession distinctly recognized as such, it has rested on a guiding principle that lies at its very core. Do no harm. This tenet can be traced back, in one form or other, via...

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What if the very things you did to give your child a leg up could actually hurt their chances for success? What if too much of a good thing – lessons, toys, even choices – had the opposite effect, putting your child at...

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Unless you’re from France, there’s a good chance you’d never heard of Charlie Hebdo prior to a few weeks ago. Since then, it seems almost everyone has heard of Charlie, the satirical French magazine known for its...

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Why we love stories (and why that’s a good thing)

By Subby Szterszky | February 23, 2015 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

Everybody loves a good story. That may be a cliché, but only because it’s universally true. Long before anyone thought to record history or observe nature, people were telling stories. The oldest cultural artifacts of the ancient world, both in...

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Simplicity Parenting

By Eloise Cataudella | February 20, 2015 | Post your comment | Marriage + Family

Part two of two: The art of raising emotionally healthy kids In part one of this series, we looked at how too much stuff, busyness and information can be a problem for children. Constant stimulation is stressful and causes a child’s...

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Canadian doctors face a crisis of conscience

By Subby Szterszky | February 8, 2015 | Post your comment | Health + Education

For as long as there has been a medical profession distinctly recognized as such, it has rested on a guiding principle that lies at its very core. Do no harm. This tenet can be traced back, in one form or other, via the oaths and charters that...

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