Category Archives: Parenting

BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls

Does this answer the question: “Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?” I don’t think so.  There is certainly a lot of plastic around.  Some of it serves a good purpose although I wonder about recycling vs landfills for … Continue reading

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Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work, new study finds

We still have a long way to go in this department!  I believe that generational turnover is so slow that it takes a long time (maybe longer than our lifespan) to see changes in behaviors.  And we can’t discount that … Continue reading

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Persistence is learned from fathers, study suggests

This came out just in time for Father’s Day 2012.  Great timing!  There is no doubt that mothers should and do get credit for a lot of what happens during child rearing but sometime I feel like we fathers (like Rodney Dangerfield) … Continue reading

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’22 hours for 22 million’

’22 hours for 22 million’ • Local (www.HometownAnnapolis.com – The Capital). 22 million people have died of cancer since President Nixon declared “war” on Cancer!  28 million people are living with Cancer today!!  You probably have a loved one who … Continue reading

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Medical News: For Men, Children Protect the Heart – in Cardiovascular, Myocardial Infarction from MedPage Today

        This is an interesting finding because I swear that having children increases your stress and theoretically would increase your risk for heart disease (among other diseases).  And don’t forget the fact that your toddlers develop a … Continue reading

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Teenage Brains – neural gawkiness

  How many parents have ever said the following: What were they thinking!!!!!!     Now it looks like there is a logical explanation for it all (no forget about the brain “growing-up”).  Now there is an evolutionary explanation: adaptation … Continue reading

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