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Posts from ‘May, 2016’

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet by Sandra Aamodt, The New York Times, May 6, 2016   This article discusses the neuroscience behind why is is difficult to keep pounds off after losing weight on a diet.

The Bliss of Grandmother Hormones

The Bliss of Grandmother Hormones by Domenique Browning The New York Times May 7, 2016   This essay is a first hand account of how hormones influence attachment in grandmothering.

When Parents Blame Themselves for That ‘Difficult’ Baby

When Parents Blame Themselves for That ‘Difficult’ Baby By Perri Klass, M.D., The New York  Times, May 2, 2016   Babies’ temperaments do not always match what parents expect. Parents have to adjust to their babies’ temperaments and not take credit for “easy” babies or blame for “difficult” babies.