All cells in the human body — from blood and skin cells to neurons — share the same genetic code. We all make mistakes.
If you think of parenting as 'just doing your job' it can help you remain objective, and less emotional when dealing with 'misdemeanours'. The person who's pulled over for speeding and gets more and more angry and offensive and ends up collecting more than a speeding ticket.
Something they don't quite understand. The next question is which aspects of the childhood socioeconomic environment are most relevant. Specifically, it determines whether and when a gene is turned on, turned off or dialled up or down. Equally important will be to figure out which factors could provide resilience to these effects, potentially buffering children from a lasting impact of disadvantage on DNA methylation age.