A collection of blog posts, focusing on some of the more fascinating (and weird) aspects of child and baby development. When I notice Little Man doing something I find strange or interesting, I try to do a bit of research to understand why babies do these things in the first place!
Every parent who’s been up all night with a colicky baby has wondered why on earth their digestive systems seem so badly designed.
White noise machines to help babies sleep are super popular at the moment. But why do they work?
Believe it or not, there is a reason that your baby can’t stop staring at lightbulbs, and why it’s so hard to get them to look away.
My baby kept going backwards when he was trying to crawl forwards, and he’s not alone. Why does this happen?
A fun look at the history of teething, including some of the treatments that have been used through the ages (hare’s brain, anyone?)
Post-partum hairloss is not just a problem for mamas! But why do babies lose their hair after a few months?