Family Estrangement

A few weeks ago, the editors of The Scientific Parent asked me to provide advice on how to talk to children about the situation when family members are estranged from each other. Everyone has experienced this and it is often difficult for adults to understand. Imagine how difficult it is, then, for a child to…

Adoption

Once again, I was honoured to have been asked by The Scientific Parent to submit a blog on adoption. What was most gratifying was that my niece, who was adopted by my sister and her husband at birth, believed that the views I expressed did in fact reflect her own experience. That’s an expert review. Here…