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June 23, 2020
by Patricia Tomasi

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How are Fathers Coping During COVID-19?

June 23, 2020 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A pair of new studies conducted on behalf of the not-for-profit Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) looked at how COVID-19 is affecting fathers in Canada. “The impact of stress resulting from an unexpected change on the health and well-being of men and fathers was under reported in the research and media landscape,” Joanne Watson of the CMHF told us. “We wanted to understand more than just anecdotal information, such that men, and fathers in particular, were being impacted by the public health measures, including the economic, social and cultural restrictions." [More]

April 3, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.


Anything You Can Do I Can Do BETTER: Praise and Sense of Self in Children

April 3, 2015 07:55 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.  [About the Author]

It is a well-known fact that parenting does not come with a manual of standard procedure (which would indeed be helpful) and at times, various topics arise which make parents second-guess themselves. Recently, the topic of praise and narcissism has been at the forefront of social media and sensationalized pop-culture blogs. However, what is missing is an expert opinion on the matter based upon a combination of empiricism and years of experience with hundreds, even thousands of children. [More]