Category Archives: Life with a toddler

Why Maine is the best place to feel far away right at home

On a recent Sunday evening, while sitting around a fire, I was overcome with a feeling of satisfaction. Satisfaction in the simple things. Marinated chicken, beef and a rainbow of vegetables filled skewers that slowly roasted over the open fire. Wine and conversation flowed easily as children climbed in treehouses and played in the dirt, […]

I don’t have the guts to sleep train my baby

My daughter is almost 16-months-old and I have a secret. She doesn’t sleep through the night. And I don’t have the guts to sleep train her. Why guts you ask? According to a New York Times column that has sparked quite the controversy in the parenting world, Dr. Michel Cohen, who founded Tribeca Pediatrics in 1994, […]