Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

January 12, 2017

The Nature and Nurture of Parenting

How do we learn to be parents? Is it nature? Is it nurture? Jeanette Miller considers two different approaches and reflects on what parents who have themselves experienced trauma might need.

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November 10, 2016

Epigenetics and Parenting

When it comes to child development, the nature/nurture debate no longer makes it to the podium. Jeanette Miller explains why this is so, with a brief look at how the field of epigenetics helps us understand the role of parenting in shaping the development of children.

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