Not to be maudlin or morbid, but how many bedtimes do you have left with your children? Each night represents one of a precious and finite number of events with your children. I don’t mean that anything bad will happen. It’s more that I can’t help but feel that cliche of parenting— my children are […]
A recent study out of New Zealand suggests that educating parents about sleep prior to the birth of their child, and supporting sleep training during early childhood, can reduce the risk of obesity in childhood. This adds to the literature relating sleep and childhood obesity. Although this is music to my ears, do these results […]
This is from last summer, but we have carried the lessons from it forward, although we did bring our kids’ iPads on our last vacation. Last month, we were leaving for vacation and were en route to the Long Island Ferry. There was heavy traffic on I-95. I looked over at my wife and […]
Parents often wonder if solids will help baby sleep better. A new research study was released this week about solid food and baby sleep, and is already generating headlines: The study is entitled “Association of Early Introduction of Solids With Infant Sleep”, with a lead author of Michael R Perkin. (Perkin, M. R. et al. […]
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