When I was a kid, I loved the television show Let’s Make a Deal. I especially loved the segment in which the host, Monty Hall, would ask a woman from the audience to find some obscure item in her purse, such as a paper clip
Breast milk is beyond science. We have yet to fully understand it, and we will certainly never reproduce its equal in a laboratory. It is a mystery, like quantum physics and black holes and the appeal of Bikram yoga. I get a bit fired
From teaching kids to think on the fly to showing them the value of a dollar, Brian Leaf, author of Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi, shares some humor about what makes Dads special.
When we got home, I apologized to Noah and told him that I would never do that again. Which I think is valuable. I don’t need to model getting everything right. That would be too neurotic. It’s okay to mess up. I just need
I’m a bit depressed. Our midwife gave me a book about circumcision. I’ve started the book and can’t put it down. I’m not sure that I’ll ever fully recover. The book tells me that the foreskin is like an eyelid protecting the sensitive mucous
(Note: This article is the second of a two part series. For the first part, see Who the Heck First Thought Up the Cry it Out Approach?) Dr. Richard Ferber is the father of The Ferber Approach, often called Ferberizing. This is billed as the kinder,
What is Cry It Out? I’ll tell you, but first I have to climb into the nook under my staircase so no one knows what we’re discussing. Cry It Out is an approach to getting babies to sleep. It was first proposed by Dr.