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Isn't It Time for Pediatricians to Stop Pitting Food Allergies Against Healthy Eating Habits?

Isn't It Time for Pediatricians to Stop Pitting Food Allergies Against Healthy Eating Habits?

12.12.2013
If pediatricians want to improve children's health, they should start by changing how they advise parents to introduce solid to their infants....
The BatDad You Didn't Get To See Before

The BatDad You Didn't Get To See Before

William Goodman  12.12.2013
While the superhero father that the Internet loves may seem like he's perfect, it turns out that even the legendary BatDad falters from...
Are You Ready To Have Babies? Take The Test

Are You Ready To Have Babies? Take The Test

12.12.2013
Buy a live octopus and a string bag. Attempt to put the octopus into the string bag so that no arms hang out. Time allowed: 5 minutes....
Are You Raising a Tech Addict? iPad Potty Training

Are You Raising a Tech Addict? iPad Potty Training

12.11.2013
Kids aren't buying iPad potty chairs; adults are. This decades-long love-affair with electronic baby-sitters has reached new heights.

Relaxing into the Mess: My First Year as a Twins Mom

12.10.2013
My twin boy and girl just turned one. In honor of that milestone, I want so much to write about the joys and challenges of life with twins...
What My Daughter's Teacher Said That Transcended Everything

What My Daughter's Teacher Said That Transcended Everything

12. 9.2013
Miss Ju-Mie smiled and apologized. She tried to go on, but she kept cutting off her sentences, forgetting her words. Her hand touched her...
The Gap In My Toddler's Vocabulary I'm Struggling To Fix

The Gap In My Toddler's Vocabulary I'm Struggling To Fix

12. 6.2013
When it comes to pee-pees and hoo-has, some parents get all fired up about when we should teach our kids about their... um... "down there"...
BatDad Takes On His Greatest Enemy Yet

BatDad Takes On His Greatest Enemy Yet

William Goodman  12. 6.2013
In the stressful world of parenting, there is one superhero father providing a shining light of levity for kids and adults alike: BatDad! In...
Why I'm Buying My Kids A Lot of Presents

Why I'm Buying My Kids A Lot of Presents

12. 6.2013
I realize I'm writing a defense of consumerism. A treatise on spoiling. But it's one day. One day I can say "yes."
My Girl Can Ignite a Fire

My Girl Can Ignite a Fire

12. 5.2013
I think of myself, how my own spunkiness has been tamed, lessened with politeness and from experience, and I am so glad that the spiritedness...
Baby's First Year Video Is Actually A Love Story Between Two Sisters

Baby's First Year Video Is Actually A Love Story Between Two Sisters

Farah L. Miller  12. 5.2013
Consider this the antidote to all sibling rivalries. Mom of two, Ilana Wiles, didn't think she would be making a "first year video" for...
For Anyone Who Has Played 'Doctor' With A 3-Year-Old...

For Anyone Who Has Played 'Doctor' With A 3-Year-Old...

12. 4.2013
This one goes out to anyone who's ever made it through a medical exam... from a preschooler who's terrified of going to the actual doctor. Watch...
Populism Isn't 'Disastrous' -- It's Democratic

Populism Isn't 'Disastrous' -- It's Democratic

12. 3.2013
We need jobs, growth and the American safety net now more than ever. Why should President Obama give up his pledge to tackle the elephant...
Let's Ditch The Mom Guilt Once And For All

Let's Ditch The Mom Guilt Once And For All

12. 3.2013
You are mothering. You actually already are. So go ahead, let yourself off the hook. Dish up the ice cream at 10:00 p.m. and not the guilt....