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All these parenting books are caca.

In the weeks after Baby G was born, I went on an irrational parenting book reading spree, probably because my hormones were raging and I didn’t know how to make my baby stop crying. Somewhere in this sleep deprived, sour-milk-sheets coma I ingested bits and pieces of about a dozen baby rearing books I picked…
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Weekend Roundup: NPR loves co-sleeping!

Happy Saturday! Since I just wrote about the Five Reasons Moms Lie about Co-sleeping this week, I thought today’s story from Boston’s NPR station “Is it Time to Re-think Co-sleeping?” was incredibly timely. Here’s a peak: But just as using a message of abstinence in place of sex education has been shown to be ineffective, so…
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Why moms lie about co-sleeping

“Put the baby down on her back, in her crib, while sleepy but awake.” You’ve heard it a thousand times, right? From your pediatrician, from the pamphlets sent home with you from the hospital, from the smug parenting books you’re supposed to read while pregnant. I just want to go on the record and say…
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