Netflix: Babysitter on Demand

Netflix: Babysitter on Demand

For the first three months of life, lack of sleep leads new parents to shoddy memory and a zombie-like existence. Barring a gigantic and involved extended family, the need to feed and/or change the baby every two hours makes it … More »

Is Multitasking Making Your Kids Fat?

Is Multitasking Making Your Kids Fat?

In the film Back to the Future, Marty experienced a taste of nostalgia when his grandfather hooks up the family’s first TV set and wheels it into the dining room. Marveling at the newfangled device, grandpa exclaims “Now we can … More »

Let's Stop Bubble-Wrapping Halloween

Let’s Stop Bubble-Wrapping Halloween

A week has passed since Halloween. Kids who’ve planned well are still eating the massive haul of sugar they’ve pilfered from the neighborhood. Parents are purchasing discounted decorations to use next year (if they’re smart!). Retailers are finishing up their … More »

Potty Training: Pavlovâs Toilet

Potty Training: Pavlov’s Toilet

You can’t have an article dedicated to raising a human being – whatever the generation – without eventually speaking about poop. It’s probably the 4th Newtonian law, though the fat-cats in the scientific community will never admit to it. Potty … More »