Sleep, baby, sleep. If it were only that simple.

Every new parent dreams of the day their adorable infant sleeps through the night. Initially, being up at night with our much anticipated baby is wonderful - even awe-inspiring. Then the other shoe drops, we realize we are tired and that quickly trumps admiring the cuteness of our infant.A friend of mine pinged me recently after she heard Dr. Ferber interviewed on NPR and read the Globe article … [Read more...]

So, that’s why we have kids!

A friend of mine sent me this email - she had received it from another friend. You know, perhaps it is the rain or needing more java, but this almost makes sense!CHILDREN - and why we have them!To those of us who have children in our lives,whether they are our own, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or is something to make you chuckle.Whenever your children are out of control, you can … [Read more...]

Infection Alert

You have symptoms of the flu complete with fever then all of a sudden get a rash. If you have been in and about Boston, especially around the Hancock Tower, you need to consider measles. Since I first blogged about this, there have been a few more cases - and some in the last few days.What can you do? Check with your doctor to be sure you are uptodate on your vaccinations - especially measles. … [Read more...]

Deja Vou

It’s coming…and none of us can stop it! THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR! Wait! Hold the presses! Isn’t this still the current school year?? Planning a school year is like a garden of laundry. Just when you get to the bottom of the pile, a new pile sprouts. These sprouts become full blown schedule items very quickly with deep, difficult to move roots, and often become tangled in each other well … [Read more...]