A Fork in the Road

Recently I heard someone mention how a very, very tiny change in a the path a plane takes when it leaves Los Angeles can determine whether that flight will land in Australia or Japan. The pilot knows, of course, that  few degrees up or down makes all the difference.  I wish so badly that parents [...]

By |2019-05-22T17:23:24-07:00May 19th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |3 Comments

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

My dear friend Tamara Johnson, author of 31 Dates in 31 Days, sent me a short message a while back about a book she'd heard about on NPR entitled Dreamland, Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep. The author, journalist David K. Randall, had decided to deeply research sleep after he had started sleepwalking.  I decided [...]

By |2019-05-22T17:26:19-07:00October 28th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Few Words on Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, by Dr. Marc Weissbluth (HSHHC) is hands down my favorite child sleep book.  There are many others that offer great methods and programs, but none come close to flat out convincing a parent that doing, and sometimes sacrificing, whatever it takes to instill excellent sleep habits in a child is [...]

By |2019-05-22T17:29:22-07:00September 29th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |1 Comment