A popular online magazine ran an editorial today which is getting a lot of attention. The article was published on Gawker under the science category, titled “Born This Way: Sympathy and Science for Those Who Want to Have Sex with Children”. The article seeks to look at pedophilia objectively, asking the philosophical and scientific question [...]
In case you haven’t heard, Mayim Hoya Bialik, the former child star of Blossom and current co-star of The Big Bang Theory is really into attachment parenting. She took time off from acting and earned her Phd in neuroscience and then she wrote a book espousing the benefits of attachment parenting after she had her two sons, born in [...]
Not to throw a curve ball to my consistent apathy in parenting, but I have recently become concerned with the lack of family meal time in my life. As a hurried, chaotic family of two teens and a husband who is currently working night shift, learning how to slow down is a ginormous obstacle. We [...]
Apparently infant formula puts some kind of Jujitsu on women because women are deemed unable to resist the enchanting powder. From women’s reactions, it sounds suspiciously like doing crack. A mother with the best of intentions can easily slip into addiction and start using unless you have people much smarter than you to cover your [...]
The parents of James Holmes, the asshole who open fired on innocent people last week, killing women and children and leaving behind a barrage of pain as the families of the 12 murdered people, have vowed to “support” their son. James’ parents, Arlene Holmes, a registered nurse, and father, a senior scientist at FICO in [...]
Only moments ago I read commenters on CNN who were passing judgment on the parents who took their young children to the midnight showing of the Batman movie last night which ended in horrific tragedy. They were referring to the three children rumored to have been shot by the deranged gunman in Aurora, Colorado last [...]
As a family of four, making approximately $50,000 a year, I fear that Obamacare will render us homeless or bankrupt. Currently my family has a private health insurance policy which covers critical illnesses. I quite like it. It’s affordable and allows me to economize under my own risk analysis. If one of my kids gets [...]
For parents with picky eaters, sometimes the battle to get them to eat something, anything, is enough to be thankful for small miracles of any sustenance they’re willing to try. One component of picky eating that parents may overlook, however, is the texture of food. Children with sensory issues especially have difficulty with variances in [...]
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