We take it for granted in our society that parenting is hard. Really hard. But how did we get to this stage? Was it always this way?
It is common practice in our society to praise our children to try and build their self-esteem. The question is: does it work? The answer is a resounding no.
There are few times when a book comes out that should fundamentally change the popular discourse on a topic, but hasn’t (yet). Milk Matters by Maureen Minchin is one such book.
New research suggests a method of "responsive settling" actually can improve infant sleep as well as extinction methods. Is this wholly accurate?