Although not widely discussed, some articles and people highlight a relationship between SIDS and starting daycare. This can be terrifying for many families, but we need to look at what we know to know how to respond.
About Tracy Cassels, PhDTracy Cassels, PhD is the Director of Evolutionary Parenting, a science-based, attachment-oriented resource for families on a variety of parenting issues. In addition to her online resources, she offers one-on-one support to families around the world and is regularly asked to speak on a variety of issues from sleep to tantrums at conferences and in the media. She lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada with her husband and two children.
Many of us know that we're supposed to love our kids unconditionally, but we lack the ideas as to how to do this effectively. Looking at good times, bad times, and every day times, this explores how you can achieve unconditional love for your kids.
Screen time is often thought to be associated with negative social outcomes for kids, including aggression, conduct problems, and peer relational problems. New research suggests this may not be so clear cut.
Of late, bedsharing has been the central focus of governmental attempts to reduce the rates of SUID or SIDS in many Western cultures. Drs. Bartick and Tomori change the landscape by taking a syndemic approach to looking at these issues and find bedsharing is not the culprit it has been believed to be.
Once again, a call for World Infant Feeding Week comes during World Breastfeeding Week. Outside of the many flaws in the argument for it, what can it tell us about the experience of breastfeeding grief?
Doctors seem to think they support breastfeeding and can handle the various questions and problems breastfeeding mothers face. Do you think this is so?
New research is claiming that the early introduction of solids will help infants sleep longer. But does this hold? This is an analysis of the research and what we can really take from it.
A reply to a piece suggesting that there are definitely no long-term repercussions of any kind of sleep training and how the research cited doesn't support the claims at all.
People are jumping on new research that supposedly says extinction sleep training methods are successful, but given this is survey data, we have to be very careful about any conclusions. Here's why.