Prevent Child Abuse

. Be mindful. Discipline with your heart, not with your hands. Recent research has provided some important insights into effective discipline, which have recently been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. April is Child Abuse Prevention month, the perfect...
Why Do We Need Hugs?

Why Do We Need Hugs?

Research proposes that hugging promotes healing, improves loneliness, relieves depression and reduces stress. Indeed, a warm, nurturing hug – respectful of personal and cultural boundaries – increases serotonin and oxytocin which work to elevate mood and reduce...