A year in books

Meeting my Goodreads goal of 35 books in a year was one of my most gratifying accomplishments of 2018 1. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy This book was recommended to me by my mom, and besides her suggestions usually being pretty solid, I was excited to start the year with a bookContinue reading “A year in books”

Feminist Mom-ent

I hadn’t heard the term “feminist parenting” until I was way past the age of raising kids, and well into raising young adults who thought they were well past the age of being raised. But I’ve been a feminist ever since I can remember, even before I knew the word or grasped the full implicationsContinue reading “Feminist Mom-ent”

Children and Media- Young Children

From interactions with my patients and their families, I am increasingly concerned about the impact of digital media on our children who are growing up in environments saturated with technology. I had the mother of a two-year-old patient insist he was getting his “own” tablet as a present, and she became very upset when IContinue reading “Children and Media- Young Children”