Review: The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns by Elizabeth Pantley

Elizabeth Pantley has created perhaps her best book yet in the popular and much-needed No-Cry series. A book that helps families gently navigate sleep from the start, it's an excellent (and easy) read for all parents.

By | March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

How Liberal Feminism and Patriarchy Work Together to Create the Detached Mother

The following is a talk I presented at the 2016 Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement Conference this past October in Toronto, ON on feminism, patriarchy, and mothering.

By | January 24th, 2017|28 Comments

“No Bedsharing Under Four Months of Age”: The AAP Evidence

The AAP recently suggested that bedsharing should never occur with infants under 4 months of age, leaving many breastfeeding families wondering what they should do for sleep. I look at the evidence for this recommendation to see if it holds up.

By | December 9th, 2016|6 Comments

Acute Stress Affects Cognition in Infancy

New research examines the effects of acute stress on cognitive functions in infants. Contrary to the idea that "a bit of stress is good for them", this research finds that stress inhibits flexible thinking.

By | November 29th, 2016|3 Comments

Review: Pals Socks – Putting an End to Racism?

Can socks help put an end to racism? These cute ones from Pals Socks just might help and are super cute to boot!

By | November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Review: uKloo Early Reader Treasure Hunt Game

Learning to read doesn't have to be boring. As we learned, it can be downright fun.

By | November 21st, 2016|0 Comments