Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hello? Raising children does not take place only during daycare hours.

There are a bunch of things I wish people would stop saying about parents. Here’s just one:  the persistent and pernicious idea that parents somehow don’t raise their children if those children are in daycare. I’ve seen  hundreds of statements … Continue reading

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Off Track on Childhood Obesity

I’ve been following the hand wringing about childhood obesity for at least ten years. And in spite of all the alarm bells, finger-pointing and declarations of doom I have yet to see evidence that very much has changed. There are … Continue reading

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Neither is there proof that sleep training causes long term damage

I’m so sorry. I’m afraid I’ve got more to say about that sleep training study.  As you know I have attacked a study that claims to show that sleep training causes no long-term harm to children. I want to be … Continue reading

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