Entries by Kathy Buckworth from 08/2011

Zombie Moms: Losing Sleep Over Kids at Any Age

| Posted 08.02.2011 | Canada

From the string of sleepless nights a newborn delivers the minute they come home from the hospital to the awakening sounds of a teenage boy banging around the kitchen in search of a midnight snack; sleep is one of the few challenges parents face with their children from start to finish.

Happy, Who's Happy?

| Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada

A recent report has suggested that family "fun" is anything but, indicating that finding personal happiness through the act of having children is a t...

Birth Order Basics

| Posted 08.14.2011 | Canada

Recently there has been a lot of research published on the significance that the birth order of children, the number of children, and the sex of the siblings have on forming who we and our children turn out to be. Is it really that predetermined?

What They Don't Teach in Babysitting 101

| Posted 08.17.2011 | Canada

Changing a diaper on a teddy bear or a life-sized baby doll is nothing like changing the diaper on a real life, pooping baby. To replicate this activity without borrowing an actual baby, try stuffing an angry octopus into a small plastic bag. About 14 times. For one change. And if you think the squid ink is bad, well...