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Children who are naturally curious about sexual matters may be inclined to look online. The Internet provides a degree of anonymity, accessibility and affordability that make it particularly powerful as a medium for viewing sexual content. What they are likely to be confronted with is a barrage of information in which informed, educational messages are outnumbered by adult sexual entertainment and pornography.
With the official end of summer and start of school, come changes to routines, new schedules, and certain adjustments. This sudden change of pace for families can sometimes leave parents feeling like they are performing a difficult juggling act!
A year ago, I sat at my laptop at the dining room table and hammered out a long list of things I thought it was important for my daughter to know. When I gave it to her the next day -- embarrassed th...
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It's so hard to believe that 15 years ago, your father and I were introduced to someone who would change our lives in the most amazing way possible. Anyhow, what I'm doing here is putting together some things to keep in mind as you go through the next year -- and decade.
TORONTO - When June Shin's husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in late 2006, she could find no resources to help her three young children cope with the conflicting emotions they felt or th...