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What are the best parenting books?

What are the best parenting books?

There are tens of thousands of parenting books, but most are based on opinion and parenting philosophy. We’ve read many of these books, and while some are entertaining, most failed to convincingly answer the important questions we had about raising children....
Why does parenting advice seem to change so often?

Why does parenting advice seem to change so often?

This post was co-written with Jen Lumanlan, founder of Your Parenting Mojo. Only a few generations ago, it made sense to ignore expert parenting advice. Most of it was nonsense. In the early 20th century, parents were instructed by books and manuals to always keep...
What are the best toys for learning and development?

What are the best toys for learning and development?

There are many ways to define the “best” children’s toys, but specifically in terms of which toys best facilitate learning and development, academic research has found that simple, non-electronic toys are best at keeping kids’ attention and...
Why’s it so hard to find good parenting information?

Why’s it so hard to find good parenting information?

Polly Palumbo became a mom in 2000. Like many new parents, she had lots of questions, the most fundamental of which was this: where can I find good answers to all these questions? She should have been overqualified for the job. She has a PhD and background in...
Does sugar make kids hyper?

Does sugar make kids hyper?

Does sugar make kids hyper? No. There have been more than a dozen scientific studies demonstrating that sugar does not make kids hyper. There isn’t a biological explanation for a “sugar high,” and there have been controlled studies showing sugar...