September 2011

Lactivists

by drnieman on September 17, 2011

in Weekly

I read the Globe and Mail recently and discovered a new term: Lactivists This refers to people who make mothers who cannot breast feed feel bad. Really bad. They make no apologies for making moms who “fail” feel guilty. They go one step further. They attack formula companies. So what they say then is that […]

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Optimistic Kids

by drnieman September 2, 2011 Uncategorized

The Optimistic Child Q:  My 9 year old son seems to be pessimistic and hard on himself most of the time. I recently heard a psychologist who said adults can be taught “positive psychology”. What is that and does it work for kids too? A: One of the founders of the science of positive psychology […]

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