Working Together

Working Together

Nicky connected with The Cridge Young Parent Outreach Program a few years ago. She was very young, pregnant, had no positive support from family or from her baby’s father. She had no idea of how to care for a baby or how to be a parent. The only thing of which she...
FA 2020 Impact Story

FA 2020 Impact Story

Kate knew she was in trouble when Mike threatened her with his fist. The children had been crying and he was frustrated and on edge. His violent behavior had been escalating since Kate’s last pregnancy. The pandemic had been hard on their marriage – the loss of...
Timing of First Sex Has Far-Reaching Relationship Effects

Timing of First Sex Has Far-Reaching Relationship Effects

Research looking at how the timing of sexual initiation in adolescence impacts adult romantic ties finds that having sex later may lead to better relationships. In a new study, Dr. Paige Harden, a psychological scientist, investigated how the timing of sexual...
Cost of care for children can exceed university tuition

Cost of care for children can exceed university tuition

Daycare prices in Metro Vancouver have risen so high that the cost of four years of early-childhood care can exceed that of a four-year university degree. A typical family in Vancouver with a child in full-time care from the end of parental leave to the beginning of...
To Stop Violence, Start at Home

To Stop Violence, Start at Home

______________________________________________ By PAMELA SHIFMAN and SALAMISHAH TILLETFEB. 3, 2015 Article courtesy: www.nytimes.com THE pattern is striking. Men who are eventually arrested for violent acts often began wi th attacks against their girlfriends and...

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