Is harsh discipline always bad for kids? If not, how can we reconcile a desire to end such practices with research that may suggest they have a role?
According to Statistics Canada, parents are spending less than 3 hours a day on direct child care and 5 hours a day on child care when including doing other things. Yet parents argue that daycare providers aren't really alloparents. What does this mean for quality of care?
Yesterday the proverbial shit hit the fan and news sites were sharing articles claiming things like the benefits of breastmilk are overrated or that breastmilk is “no better” for a baby than formula. As I cringed over the interpretation, I figured it was time to throw my hat in after all…
Do you think the world would be a better place without the "mommy wars"? That we need to just support one another and accept that every choice is valid and equal? I call bullshit on the whole thing.
Recently, an article by Anna Price and colleagues has been covered in the media as it supposedly touts that there are no long-term effects of infant sleep interventions. I got my hand on the article (which is still in early release through Pediatrics) and decided to write my own peer review.