We Survived Childhood, They Will Too

My new post on evidence-free parenting up on scarymommy today. Check it out at http://www.scarymommy.com/survived-childhood/   How long can I manage to breastfeed? Is any formula OK? Should they sleep train? Cry it out? Is it OK to bring them in bed with you when the often described but never witnessed “put down in crib … Continue reading

On Smoking and Death

“I don’t want to quit smoking,” my patient says with her face firmly set.  I’m taken aback. “I don’t think that’s true,” I say,” you just told me you quit, then you started again because your brother and grandson died in the past few months and you’re struggling with the loss.  I don’t think it’s … Continue reading