Like many other people from Ottawa, I have been very much affected over many years by the courage of Jonathan Pitre, who passed away on Wednesday evening. He was 17 years old and suffered from epidermolysis bullosa. There have been tributes for Jonathan from so many, including hockey players and civic leaders and journalists, as …

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Most writers love to have a piece that people read over and over and, in general, I am the same way. Having said this, my second most popular blog, which is published on The Scientific Parent website http://thescientificparent.org/, has been reposted and read more often that I ever wanted or would like. The particular blog is …

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I have such happy memories of my children’s years as toddlers, but it wasn’t always easy. The Scientific Parent asked me to contribute to their blog and I had an opportunity to think about what had most helped during those years. I also remembered the most successful advice about parenting a toddler that I provided …

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