For soothing, blowing on her eyelids and stroking the top of her nose labored. For breastfeeding, I sat her upright and dealing with me, as if seated in an invisible chair—a place that no person mentions in breastfeeding books. I discovered the sixth S shortly after having my daughter nine […]

“Right round age 2 is when toddlers are developing their autonomy and realizing that they’re their own separate person,” says MacLaughlin. “What do they do with that autonomy is that they assert it and learn to say no, and a lot of the behaviors that come out of the toddler […]