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February 21, 2018

I have an unpopular opinion. I'm almost nervous to open this can of worms. But I promise it's firmly rooted in research:

Parents should avoid exposing young children to screens. Period.

But there's this...

February 7, 2018

My child can be so impulsive. When she's overwhelmed and angry or frustrated, she can't help ripping or breaking things or hitting her little brother. Sometimes I can stop her, but sometimes she's too...

December 28, 2017

One of my favorite parenting mantras comes from Circle of Security:

Always be bigger, stronger, wiser, kind 

Whenever possible, follow your child's lead 

Whenever necessary, take charge 

Today's post focu...

November 9, 2017

Many pediatricians and providers use developmental screens as part of their Wellness Checks. Some use a formal screen, others ask questions and then decide on formal screens based on the answers to th...

August 31, 2017

I get asked about what books I recommend all the time. Because you have so much time to read, right?? Well, if you have a moment, or if you're feeling stuck and need some professional help via written...

July 26, 2017

People used to think that baby's first few weeks, (or months, or years) didn't really matter. I mean, we don't have memories from that time so it may as well not matter, right? WRONG. The first three...

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