I’’ve noticed some recurring themes in the comments I receive on my blog from desparate and tired parents. Unfortunately, the volume of comments has increased to the point where I can’t provide detailed answers any more. Here are answers to the the most frequently asked questions about sleep training. We sleep trained and my child […]
Here’s a fun little video I did for the medical school. A shout out to Noah Golden who did a great job putting it together.
This past Saturday, my wife and I took our children to Yale Health Plan o get our annual influenza vaccinations. I cannot remember the last time that I did not get the flu vaccine. My children have received it every year since they were old enough to get. Why is this? Quite simply it’s the best […]
I’ve written in the past about the risks of bedspring with your infant, specifically accidental suffocation and SIDS. In general, I don’t think that co-sleeping is a good idea, both for safety and because it may be associated with sleep difficulty later in childhood. No parent would argue that safe sleep for babies is really […]
This article was co-written with Terra Ziporyn Snider Ph. D, the co-founder and executive director of Start School Later. Recently, a school in Wisconsin posted a photo with suggested bedtimes based on children’s age and when they get up in the morning. This resulted in suggested bedtimes as early as 6:45 p.m. for younger children who […]