Category Archives: NY Times


Mar

15

2018

In Nanny Trial, Defense Lawyers Try to Counter Police Testimony

Advertisement After several days of testimony in the trial of the former nanny charged with killing two of the children in her care, defense lawyers on Thursday began presenting their case, seeking to undercut the prosecution’s contention that the nanny had a motive for murder. The nanny, Yoselyn Ortega, 55, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of first-degree murder. Her defense…

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Mar

15

2018

How Dr. T. Berry Brazelton Shaped Pediatrics

Advertisement With Dr. T. Berry Brazelton’s death this week, a little shy of his 100th birthday, obituaries have commented on his prominence as “America’s pediatrician,” on his many honors, which include recognition for his work with diverse populations around the world, and on his extraordinary ability to connect with infants and also with their parents. He was also beloved by pediatricians, and an extraordinary number…

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Mar

15

2018

Preserving Those Refrigerator-Door Masterpieces

Advertisement Q. My kids are growing up fast and they bring home tons of paperwork and memories from school. Is there is an efficient way to scan the projects and even record the children describing the art? A. Inexpensive mobile apps that allow you to photograph your children’s artistic creations and archive the works can be a convenient way to save (and share) the memories….

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Mar

14

2018

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, Who Explored Babies’ Mental Growth, Dies at 99

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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Mar

13

2018

Father Recalls the Day His Children Were Killed by Their Nanny

Advertisement Kevin Krim knew something was wrong when his flight from the West Coast landed at Kennedy Airport and his telephone blew up with messages from friends, asking if he was all right. Then the captain announced that the police needed to take someone off the plane. A flight attendant tapped his arm and asked to him to come forward to a galley. His telephone…

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