Ashley Merryman: On Parenting

Cannot believe I have yet to read NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children! It looks to have all the things I love: scientific studies debunking common assumptions, policy, school programs, etc. At least it is already on the wishlist. Also, I follow NutureShock on Twitter. A list of articles on the topic. The first part on… Continue reading Ashley Merryman: On Parenting

In Need of a Sedative

Have not slept well the past week… I have been the on call DBA. So I have the pager. Monday we joked things seem to be worse when I have it. Well… this week has been a shining example. Monday: OVIEW had issues starting at 5:15-ish. I had seen that behavior before and applied the… Continue reading In Need of a Sedative