Simplifying Science

The Corner She Pees In

One of my favorite bloggers is, incidentally, one of the all-time moms from my practice. Lea Geller is a lawyer/writer/mother of 5. I knew we would click when I, a newbie doctor, walked into her hospital room post-birth of baby #1 and she was watching The Bachelor, season 1. As I started to review basic baby info, she politely suggested that I quiet down for a moment while we see who would get a rose. We have laughed ever since. Lea writes a great column ( and her byline appears in many parenting outlets. Here's her most recent piece for ParentMap - so happy to have been a part of it!

When Are Kids Old Enough For Pierced Ears, Sleepovers, Solo Travel & More?

I was spending some quality one-on-one time with my 4-year-old, Fiona, last week. We were in my bed reading books when the phone rang. Normally, I’d have...Read More