In an ideal world, I would be able to keep up with one long-form and multiple “shorts” posts per week but again and again, I fail. The thing that trips me up are clusters of doctor appointments (especially if there are medication changes) and minor flares related to chronic illness. […]
Killer Gender Reveal: 23 Feb 2021. “Gender-reveal device explosion kills father-to-be.” BBC World News. Other Parenting Cultures: Oakes, Kelly. 22 Feb 2021. “Is the Western way of raising kids weird?” BBC Future. Hunt Gather Parent- Book Pinsker, Joe. 2 March 2021. “There’s a Better Way to Parent: Less Yelling, Less […]
Today we’re diving into the true-crime angle of baby history with the story of the Van Der Sluys (or Vandersluis, I’ve seen it spelt both ways) family and how an unsubstantiated theory on SIDS from the 1970s started the trend for at-home infant breathing monitors and became a cover for […]
Did they really feed sick babies sunless tanner in the 1950’s?
A lot has been said about Okinawan culture in the Attachment Parenting community, let’s set the record straight: from the moms who return to work after a few months maternity leave, to the siblings and grandmothers who strap the baby to their backs as they go about their days, and the hard-knocks school of weaning.