One of the biggest challenges for a child of any age is sleep. After the first few days of a relatively quiet newborn, the realities of caring for a tiny human being that needs constant attention begin to set in. Whether you just had your first child or are taking care of a teenager, there is not a parent that does not remember waking up every few hours to a crying baby.Continue reading Sleep Training – Trail of Tears or Pathway to Perfection?
I am sure that by now everyone has heard of the anti-vaccine movement. It went from a small group of looneys to being a nationwide campaign by millions of parents, and is now getting mainstream coverage as more and more kids get sick from preventable diseases like Measles.
And yet, while these parents watch their kids get sick, and in some cases die the trend shows no signs of slowing and in fact seems to be gaining more steam. What can be possibly driving these parents to sacrifice their kids in the name of some misguided conspiracy theory? — Well, it’s actually the they are right.Continue reading Anti-Vaxxers are right, but stupid
I have always been surprised by how little common sense some doctors have, and how little science people that are outside the medical community actually know or understand. That has left us in pretty much stuck in darkness, and nowhere is this more obvious than when it comes to raising children.Continue reading In the beginning…. there was darkness