Category: parenting

FDA Regulation of Infant Formula, or, why are people recommending toddler formula for my infant

For a long time I've been referring to infant formulas as "FDA approved" or "not FDA approved." Turns out that's not a thing. It also makes it all ...
Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Should you, or should you not, ever wake a sleeping baby? It depends. For the first few days, before babies are in a 'fed' state, they tend tow ...

Non-Terrible TV

Big reveal! I let my kid watch TV. In doing so I can sometimes use the bathroom alone, I can get his teeth brushed (which is important for all kids, b ...
Solo Parent Travel

Solo Parent Travel

Dear Dr Dad, I'm traveling alone with my 16-mo next week and I'm so nervous! Any tips?   Why yes, I have over thought this, I'm so glad you ...