Parenting

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Watch a mother reunite with her deceased child in VR

The popularity of Virtual Reality (VR) has been advancing at a rapid rate. Across the world, the VR market volume is expected to reach nearly 98 and a half million in sales by 2023, with China leading the way in terms of population penetration [1]. Of course, VR as an immersive video game experience can […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Childhood trauma leaves scars that are genetic, not just emotional, study affirms

Psychologists have known for years that childhood trauma can have a lasting impact on a person’s mental health. People who live through violent or tragic life circumstances at an early age have a greater risk for developing psychiatric disorders later in life. New research has shown, however, that this impact may be deeper than psychologists […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Doctor Suspended After Baby is Born Without Face

Marlene and David were overjoyed when they found out they were expecting. For the next nine months, they attended the necessary doctor and ultrasound appointments and were reassured that the baby would be healthy. It seemed like smooth sailing for the new parents. When the big day came, the sad truth was revealed: the baby […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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For those of you thinking of taking your family on vacation but you’re not 100% sure, TAKE. THE. TRIP.

Vickie Tate and her husband were at a funeral visitation when their grieving friend left them with these words: “No matter what, when it’s all said and done, you need memories because sometimes that’s all you have left. You need to take those trips with your kids. Every single one you talk about.” Ever since […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Why We Shouldn’t Force Our Kids to Have Relationships With Emotionally Abusive Relatives

It’s likely that we would all imagine that grandmothers are obligated to love their grandchildren. However, Jazmine isn’t the first to comment on how one of her grandmothers was undoubtedly partial to her youngest brother.  She recalls this realization to be glaring, loud and hurtful throughout her childhood.  Before a child is even able to […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

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Autistic Boy Fails School Exams– Teacher Sends Him Home with Powerful Letter

Every parent or grandparent wants their young ones to succeed in school. From getting good grades to getting even better friends, it warms the heart when that “perfect student” flies through school with flying colors. Reality is, more often than not, students struggle a lot throughout their studies. Fortunately or unfortunately, a student’s “success” usually […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate