Bright Lights Before Bed = No Sleep?

New research highlights the effects of light on melatonin levels in preschool children. What does this tell us about our evening habits for all kids?

By | March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Should Parenting Be This Hard?

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?

By | February 7th, 2018|2 Comments

Self-Esteem and Praise: Are We Hurting or Helping?

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.

By | January 13th, 2018|3 Comments

Shifting Priorities: Why Sleep Isn’t the Most Important Thing for Your Child

"What is most important for your child's development?" If you answered sleep, I think we need to talk.

By | December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Guest Post: Attachment-Intellectual Parenting

Attachment parenting is not anti-intellectual, but it is distinctly intellectual. Its proponents are actively thinking about what sort of adults they want to raise them to be. 

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Review: Milk Matters by Maureen Minchin

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.

By | September 24th, 2017|0 Comments