The Adolescent Brain

Last week, I went to work with 1.3 litre of milk. In Canada, you can buy milk in packages of 4 litres, the 4 litres being divided into 3 smaller bags each containing 1.3 litres of milk. To give you an idea of the size, if you’re not familiar with Canada’s bags of milk, I’ve…

Fight Hard

I had a book to review for today, but I put it aside. This was a sad day for me and the book I was going to review was not important. What was important to me was that, once again, a very capable woman was defeated in her run to become the President of the…

The Impact of Child Abuse

One third of children under age 15 have suffered some form of child abuse. Child abuse has a great impact on the development of a person’s understanding of the world. Child abuse affects emotional development. Children who have been abused are less resilient. There is no better way to understand how much abuse as a…

Harmful Reading

There is nothing worse than reading a book in which it seems as though the author hasn’t done their research. What kind of books are these, you ask? These are nonfiction books on a subject you know well that have so many factual errors that you feel you should read it with a red pencil.…