By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren't actually helping. At least, that's how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for parents to stop defining their children's success via grades and test scores. Instead, she says, they should focus on providing the oldest idea of all: unconditional love.
For the current study, the same team of New Zealand researchers returned to the original BLISS data but analyzed them a different way. Knowing that the American Academy of Pediatrics finds that solid food accounts for more than 50% of choking episodes, the researchers wondered whether baby-led or traditional weaning resulted in more choking.