If It Were My Child: No Tylenol before Shots
    September 24, 2010
    If It Were My Child: No Tylenol before Shots

    Earlier this year there was a massive Tylenol recall. The recall included Infant Tylenol drops, Children's Tylenol, as well as many other children's medications. I'm not exaggerating when I say massiv…

    3 Things Not To Do When Getting Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night
    September 20, 2010
    3 Things Not To Do (When Getting Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night)

    There is a lot of information (and opinion) about how to get your infant to sleep through the night. Cry it out/don't cry it out, rocking/no rocking, co-sleeping/crib sleeping, white noise/no noise, b…

    Less Is More
    August 27, 2010
    Less Is More

    I keep saying less is more. So often, with children, the less we do, the better. Pediatricians often pride themselves on being smart enough to know when to do.....nothing. (more…)…

    If It Were My Child: No Benadryl on the Plane
    August 26, 2010
    If It Were My Child: No Benadryl on the Plane

    Celebrating with family and friends is one yummy thing in life even in the face of family dynamics-drama.  I know it doesn't feel yummy for everyone.  I'm not trying to sound Pollyanna-ey.  I've ha…

    The Balance between Work and Parenting
    August 25, 2010
    The Balance between Work and Parenting

    I've been caught in a recurring cloud this week even though the sky has been essentially spotless. It's been one of those weeks where I find myself spinning around to grab the cup of milk or the steer…

    Competitive Parenting
    August 24, 2010
    Competitive Parenting

    Raising children in a world full of accessible opinion is a funny thing. Everyone seems to have an idea about how to do this right. Stay home, work full time, work part time, return to work, cry to sl…

    Nothing I learned in Med School: On Parenting
    August 23, 2010
    Nothing I learned in Med School: On Parenting

    Stumbled upon an article summary last week, “Bad Behavior Linked to Poor Parenting.” I am going to call this BBLtPP. I clicked on the link with butterflies, hoping not to find something like: We…