What Can My Toddler Do By Herself?

I’m not sure what my toddler can do by herself. I want her to be independent but I don’t want to push her too hard as she is only 2.3 years. If she goes to school, the first step is to ask what she does solo there. In many schools, toddlers put their own lunch on shelves, […]

Pediatric Dental Care: Online Class Re-cap

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 […]

My Toddler’s ‘Tude is Out of Control

My toddler is really flexing her muscles. Her attitude is out of control. I want to support her fire but I also really don’t like the ‘tude. Yup, toddlers start to push back and make their voices louder and louder as they wade deeper into their twos. They go past just the “no” stage into real […]

Why Recess Is Essential to Child Development

Some of our best memories of grade school always start with that recess bell ringing. That joyful sound was letting our little minds know it was time to go outside and play. Unfortunately, in recent years, schools have waved goodbye to recess in favor of tightly packed academic schedules even at an elementary school level. […]

Tips for Driving with Kids in the Car

Let’s face it, even when you are driving alone in the car, it can be hard to focus – so is it any wonder that adding kids to the mix can make driving more challenging? Whether you’re breaking up a fight in the backseat or listening to loud conversations between siblings, you can easily have […]