Does trauma get passed down from one generation to another?

In Susan Cain’s new book, Bittersweet, she briefly discusses epigenetic research and how we pass down trauma from older generations to younger ones. In studies of multiple generations of mice, those who are exposed to trauma can pass down trauma to their offspring and beyond, even if they don’t raise the mice as their own.

Danish Christmas Traditions

I expect that most families light up with joy when you ask them what Christmas traditions they enjoy. Something about this season is absolutely magical! Traditions make me feel so connected to people, both past and present. My grandma comes from the “old country” and she and my dad made sure we valued and understoodContinue reading “Danish Christmas Traditions”