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Is your child ready for Preschool?

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool? Most preschools will start accepting children at around age 2 ½, but that doesn’t mean your child is magically read…

Helpful Holiday Tasks for Kids

Helpful Holiday Tasks That Kids Can Do ANY GROWN-UP WHO HAS WATCHED AN EPISODE OF PBS’ CURIOUS GEORGE      can recognize that much of George’s m…

Improve Problem Solving Skills

How to Help Your Child Become a Better PROBLEM SOLVER BY CLAIRE LERNER, LCSW     Jamal is working on a puzzle and getting very frustrated wh…

Toddler Sleep Habits

Toddler Sleep Habits: Snorting, sweating, head banging, and more Most parents would agree that the most delightful toddler sleep behavior is peaceful …

First Foods

First Foods   When should you start feeding baby? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), breast milk or formula should be your ch…

Baby Brain Development

What’s Best for Baby Brain Development? By Dr. Laura Markham   Dr. Laura . . . Now that my daughter is seven months old, I’d like to …

Talking with Kids About War

Talking with Kids About the War in the Ukraine By David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP for the American Academy of Pediatrics   The war in Ukraine is distre…

Friendships

FRIENDSHIPS: How to Encourage Your Child to Make Healthy Friendships   For many kids, building friendships comes as naturally as breathing in air…

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?   Most preschools will start accepting children at around age 2 ½, but that doesn’t mean your child is magical…