Kids First Guest Blog (July 11, 2005)

Motherlove, crime and addiction: lessons learned from lab rats By Chella Turnbull © Crime in urban North America has taken on a new character lately. The elderly, the helpless, and charities are now the new targets. People in Vancouver were…

Adolescent Health – protective and risk factors: Findings from the US Add Health Study

The quotes below come from the Monograph, "Reducing the Risk: Connections That Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth"Download "The home environment makes a difference in the health of American youth. When teens feel connected to their families and…

“Gender equity” style parenting resulted in more mental health problems for kids

March 2012: Study published in International Journal for Equity in Health of "gender equity" parenting (both parents spending equal amounts of time at jobs and doing child care) in Sweden finds children have more mental health problems with gender equal…

Association for Psychological Science, “How Devoted Moms Buffer Kids In Poverty“.

This peer-reviewed study indicates that maternal nurturing and not only socio-economic status is associated with better health outcomes. The study was led by UBC psychologist Dr Gregory Miller. Miller works in exactly the field UBC’s HELP claims expertise in, yet…

From the Gordon Neufeld Institute:

Neufeld on the Vancouver riots:2011. Gordon Neufeld. Neufeld Institute - article (web): "Uncovering the Roots of Delinquency" Business Profit Agenda Undermining Child-Rearing:2011. Deborah MacNamara. Neufeld Institute - article (web): "Making Sense of the Senseless" Children, Teens and Technology (broken link)