I attended a very large NYC public high school. And by large I don’t mean the physical building – though that was a pretty big WPA era monolith – I mean that 2400 hundred kids were shoved into a building probably built to accommodate a population half that size. So we did what so many […]Read More Sleepless In America: Are we raising a generation of sleep deprived kids?
People always ask what they should get a new parent. And when I think about the things that we really used, and continued to use for years, it was pretty basic stuff. Baby bathtub? Good for about 1 year. Playmat? 5 months. Double stroller? 4 years. (and I was SOOO happy the day we sold […]Read More A Real Doctor at Your Virtual Fingertips
There is perhaps nothing scarier for a parent than having to rush a child to the emergency room. The feeling of not having control, not being able to fix something yourself, and many times not even knowing what is wrong, but knowing that your child is very sick is terrifying. Even more frightening is when […]Read More The R Baby Foundation: Saving Babies’ Lives and Making ERs Safe for Children
Today I’m doing something I’ve never done before – I’m posting a guest post. As part of the Yahoo! Motherboard‘s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month I wanted to write something that would resonate, be authentic and affect people. The only way I could even fathom doing this was to have my friend Shari write […]Read More It’s Not Just Another Walk – A Very Personal Perspective on Why Breast Cancer Walks Matter