“Have you guys made your list yet?” everyone asks. I hate this question. “We” aren’t going to college; my daughter is.
We asked who you think was overlooked for a Times obituary. You told us, in droves. Today: grandmothers, who molded nations and families.
Women tend to be the gatekeepers of grandparent relationships and often favor their side of the family, experts say.
Many people misuse their car seats so they are not getting the protection they expect.
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Advertisement Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, America’s most celebrated baby doctor since Benjamin Spock and the pediatrician who revolutionized our understanding of how children develop psychologically, died on Tuesday at his home in Barnstable, Mass., on Cape Cod. He was 99. His daughter Christina Brazelton confirmed the death. Before Dr. Brazelton began practicing medicine in the early 1950s, the conventional wisdom about babies and child rearing…
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