Category Archives: parenting

Parenting in the moment and parenting for the future

I think the New York Times “Well Blog” sent out a link to this piece from the archive a few months ago. Though I can often hardly stand even to open the Well Blog emails because the blog’s content tends towards the cringeworthy, I opened this one, for whatever reason. There, I read about a […]

The Best Reason to Breastfeed, and Why No One’s Talking About It

Human milk is a presumptively safe food for human babies, but the infant formulas of today have enough evidence on their side to be considered acceptable substitutes. Formula feeding thus falls well within the scope of morally acceptable parenting practices, especially when it frees parents (read: mothers) to invest in other aspects of parenting instead and […]