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Shared Parenting and Happiness

Shared Parenting and Happiness

Raising children together, when the tasks of childrearing are shared equally amongst the parents, makes for a happier couple, a new study reports. Raising Rug Rats Almost 500 couples were…

Don’t Forget About Dementia!

Don’t Forget About Dementia!

Don’t Forget About Dementia! You may forget before you know it. According to a new report, researchers say numbers of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s have increased exponentially and will…

Rich Brain, Poor Brain

Rich Brain, Poor Brain

It’s a Gray Matter: Grey matter is in our brain and spinal cord. It’s a huge part of our central nervous system and sends messages that help us with memory,…

Partner

Is Your Partner a Pain the Neck…Literally?

According to a study conducted by the University of California Berkeley and Northwestern University, how we argue with our partners may inevitably affect our good health. If you’re a person…

To Church, Or Not To Church

To Church, Or Not To Church

For many parents, the decision of whether or not to pass their religious heritage on to their children looms large. Given the wide range of experiences so many have endured…

Connecting Mental Disease and Family History

Connecting Mental Disease and Family History-New Findings

Family History along with recent connections between Mental Diseases, such as bipolar disorder (BD) and Autism may help family members understand and seek treatment. Recently, GetThrive ran an article on a possible…

Foster Parenting: Is It Right For Me?

Foster Parenting: Is It Right For Me?

Did you know May is National Foster Care Month? No? Don’t feel bad, plenty of Americans fall into this category. But everyone wins when we at least take the time…

When Tragedy Strikes

When Tragedy Strikes: Tips For Making it a Little Better

As we age, it’s understandable that we will be faced with situations that will require our condolences—illness, death, divorce—unpleasant turns in life where our family or friends will need our…