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Bringing home a new pet is an exciting time for a family — sometimes even a dream come true. At the same time, though, joining a family can be an entirely different experience for the pet. Being surrounded by new faces and voices can be very stressful for the pet—toddlers wanting to touch and hug, […]
There is no such thing as too early to begin caring for your children’s teeth, and that includes before their teeth are even visible. Protecting your child’s teeth begins at the start of their lives, and should continue to be encouraged long after your children are able to brush and floss on their own. The […]
As a parent of a kindergartner, I get a lot of emails from my son’s school. These messages are pretty routine, but I recently received one that really made me smile. The message described the Buddy Bench, which is a bench on the school playground that you can sit on if you need someone to […]
For many children, gifted programs are a wonderful way to enhance a child’s learning and school experience, but many parents have questions about what a gifted program is, if a gifted program is right for their child, and what types of tests their child would need to take to get accepted into a gifted program. […]
Having mom friends is so important, and the best way to create your tribe is to host and attend play dates with your friends and their kiddos. We recently held a fun and highly informative class with REAL mom, Jillian Darlington, CEO of MomCo App Inc. – and generously sponsored by Happy Family – to […]
We recently held a highly illuminating teleclass on pediatric dental care, hosted by Dr. Adam Silevitch, DMD, Partner at Pediatric Dentists NYC, PC – also our generous sponsor. Dr. Adam answered questions regarding your childrens’ teeth, from the basics to some “hot button” issues. Some of the topics that Dr. Adam covered were: what to expect […]
For centuries, humans have used games and play as a means of helping others understanding a variety of topics. In the Middle Ages, the game of chess was used to teach noblemen the strategies of war. However, it was not until the mid-twentieth century that the public began to make the connection between play and […]