4 Ways You Are Making Parenting More Difficult

In Paleo Family, we tried to stay away from parenting advice or behavioral advice. It is a book primarily about physical health. But, while behavioral health issues are much more difficult to tackle, they are perhaps even more important. From our experience raising three very different children, it’s clear that…

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Why Are More Teen Girls Depressed?

The new book Coddling of the American Mind, authors Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt argue that several factors are setting kids up for failure in college. One of the factors is overuse of mobile device technology and specifically social media and its affect on major depression. We describe the risks…

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Paleo Family Planning

The couple’s coach looked up from the chart and, with a smile, congratulated them on their first child. They looked at each other quizzically, but the coach repeated her congratulations. Mom was just a few days pregnant and her coach was the first person on Earth to know—preempting even mom—and…

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Antibiotic Overuse Tied to Rise in Autism Through Microbiome Disruption

The gut/brain connection is getting more attention as study after study is finding a connection between gastrointestinal flora and neuro-cognitive development and diseases such as autism spectrum disorder. We’re finding that there may be an antibiotics-autism link. A recent literature review in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience lays out the connection…

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