Cheers to Creating Amazing Memories and Friendships

I've been blessed with an amazing family. My memories of growing up are loaded with big family dinners with my extended local family, Calgary Stampede with my Alberta cousins, and endless, endless fun times at home with my sisters. Stuffed animal wars over the staircase, pitcher hitter long run in the lower field, hours in the ditch catching frogs (OK, that I may have done alone), and always having someone willing to share their pillow when I was too scared to sleep alone. 

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Pt. 2: Busting Vaccination Myths, with Science-Based Evidence

In February I wrote a post about vaccinations - more specifically, I tried to bring some evidence-based research in to the conversation in an attempt to demonstrate to our readers that the myths that are circulating out there are not based on anything other than speculation, opinion, fear-mongering, and quite honestly, excuses.

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Puzzling out the Truth in the Age of Fake News

It's been a week or two now since I've seen any posts about Momo and I'm glad. I'm talking about posts where that mom has removed YouTube completely from her kid’s devices, or that other mom who stopped letting her children go to friends houses in case they went on YouTube, or that dad who took the devices away completely. 

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