Julia McKinnell

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Books

When parents turn on each other

Maclean’s reviews The Farm, a thriller by Tom Rob Smith
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Books

How the confessional box contributed to sexual abuse

Book review: ’The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession’, by John Cornwell
40 year old neuroscientist learns to play the guitar
College

Teaching an old prof new licks

Psychologist proves that even adults can learn to play guitar
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The things you learn at goat school

Thinking of owning goats? Get yourself to Maine.
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How to get adult kids out of the house

A psychologist advises parents on what to say and what not to say
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Don’t let first-year university get you down

You may think you’re the only one feeling miserable, says this expert. You aren’t.
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Militant 7-year-old vegetarians

Accommodating new food preferences is manageable, but the fanaticism can be trying
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How to get along with the in-laws

A psychologist delivers some useful containment strategies
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Culture

Should kids on planes be sedated?

Some parents claim Gravol helps ensure a calm flight, but one mother vows never again
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Tips for fathers who date: prepare for your kids to act like they’re possessed

When dads do start dating again, they need to be honest with their kids