Denying your child the right …. to be a child

Some of the observations from yesterday’s post about a biological parent sabotaging his or her children’s relationship with their stepparent also hold true for parental alienation.   What is parental alienation but an attempt by a biological parent to sabotage their child / children’s relationship with their other biological parent? Sure-fire ways to damage your […]

New IVF treatment could help older women

Older women may be more successful in having children through in vitro fertilization (IVF) thanks to an experimental new technique. A private clinic based in London has applied to government regulatory body the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) for permission to run a pilot trial of the ‘Augment’ technique. This involves injecting younger cells…

Parental Alienation and the Fight for Children’s Hearts and Minds | Science of Relationships

Parental alienation involves one parent spoiling the relationship between a child and the other parent in the absence of actual abuse or neglect. In both my personal and professional lives, I have seen many parents actively turn their children against the other parent in an effort to “keep them (the child) close,” and to undermine […]