Nicholas Day

Nicholas Day's book on the science and history of infancy, Baby Meets World, was published in April 2013. Follow him on Twitter.

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Sept. 17 2013 10:06 AMPancakes That Won’t Put You to Sleep After Seven Bites
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Aug. 16 2013 9:03 AMWhy Do People Plant Berries They Can’t Eat?
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July 19 2013 10:00 AMWhat to Make for Dinner When You’re in the Middle of Moving
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June 21 2013 6:05 PMHow to Avoid a Pancake-Induced Coma This Weekend
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May 24 2013 9:02 AMHow Peas Got a Bad Rap
How Babies Work
May 9 2013 11:12 AMGoodbye From How Babies Work!
How Babies Work
May 7 2013 11:24 AMThere’s Just One Thing Standing In the Way of Your Baby Walking
How Babies Work
May 1 2013 4:02 PMWhy Your Kid Won’t Listen to You
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April 25 2013 3:19 PMHow Babies Learn to Be Human
How Babies Work
April 23 2013 9:14 AMOnce Upon a Time, Every American Parent Looked to Uncle Sam for Advice
How Babies Work
April 17 2013 11:32 AMYour Baby’s Teething? Rub a Minnow on It.
How Babies Work
April 11 2013 1:27 PMWhy Science Says You Should Spin Your Baby in an Office Chair
How Babies Work
April 9 2013 12:07 PMGive Your Baby a Machete and Other #BabySlatePitches
How Babies Work
April 2 2013 8:42 AMIs My Baby Laughing at Me or With Me?
How Babies Work
March 27 2013 9:04 AMHate Diapers? At Least You Don’t Use Traditional Kurdish Urine Tubes.
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Sept. 2 2013 10:00 AMI’m a Recipe Columnist, and I’m Terrible at Planning Dinner
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Aug. 2 2013 9:05 AMHow to Cook Dinner When a Small Child Is Dangling From Your Limbs
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July 5 2013 6:15 PMEverything Is Better on a Stick, Including Mango Lassis
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June 7 2013 5:55 PMSweet Corn Is Too Sweet—Here's How to Fix That
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May 10 2013 3:54 PMFeed Your Kids Anchovies—They Might Like Them
How Babies Work
May 8 2013 12:43 PMStop Telling Your Toddler to Share!
How Babies Work
May 2 2013 10:48 AMMeet the Family That Never Learned to Walk on Two Legs
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April 30 2013 10:00 AMYou Love Playing With Your Baby. But That’s Not the Only Way.
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April 24 2013 8:30 AMStop Freaking Out About Whether Your Baby Is Crawling
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April 17 2013 4:30 PMThe First Baby Blogs, Over 100 Years Ago
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April 16 2013 9:00 AMI’m Supposed to Do What to Make My Baby Poop?
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April 10 2013 11:23 AMAmerican Parents Are Obsessed With Enrichment. Dutch Parents Think That’s Crazy. Why?
How Babies Work
April 3 2013 8:30 AMYour Face Might as Well Be a Monkey’s as Far as Your 6-Month-Old is Concerned
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March 28 2013 8:30 AMThe Insane Reason an Ancient Greek Physician Told Everyone Not to Carry Around Their Baby Boys
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March 26 2013 5:00 AMYour Baby Pointing Means Much More Than You Think It Does

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