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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…

Holiday Tasks Kids Can Do

Holiday Tasks Kids Can Do Any grown-up who has watched an episode of Curious George can recognize that much of George’s mischief stems from misguided …

Breastfeeding During the Pandemic

Breastfeeding During the Pandemic ​​By Temitope Awelewa, MBCHB, MPH, FAAP, IBCLC for the American Academy of Pediatrics Breastfeeding can offer many p…

Disrespectful Teens

How to Respond to Disrespectful Teens By Florence Ann Romano   Remember respect? I feel like this is a lost virtue in the world today, especially…

Settling In to Preschool

Settling in to Preschool   Talk about the things your child will do at preschool. For example, ‘Stella, do you remember we saw blocks at preschoo…