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Managing ADHD at School

Our children with ADHD are wonderful and intelligent people who need our help with creating a learning environment that allows them to use their strengths to compensate for their weaknesses. On a daily basis, students with ADHD work very hard to take in information from their environment while filtering out the irrelevant, but this is difficult and consumes a lot of energy. By the time they get through their school day, they are spent because they have processed so much information that... read more

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Post-Baby Eating Tips for the New Mom: Teleclass Re-cap

Keeping new moms healthy and energized post-baby is a critical step to the health and happiness of the entire family. We held a teleclass on post-baby eating, generously sponsored by buybuyBaby and expertly facilitated by Danielle Shea Tan, a Certified Health … read more

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10 Ways to Remove Stress and Worries

Being a mom is one of the most fulfilling roles you can have. However, it does have its own quirks and turns, which can overwhelm you at times. Nonetheless, these don’t have to take their toll on you. Here are … read more

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Your Pregnancy, Your Partner and You

For every woman, pregnancy is a time of staggering upheaval – physical, mental and emotional. Intense joys can be followed by crashing lows, and your baby will become your foremost concern, especially as your due date draws closer. If you’re … read more

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The Magic Of A Photo

As someone with very little artistic talent, I am always mesmerized by artists’ ability to capture the human spirit and the grandness of nature through photography. In a time when media and technological advances are exploding, there is still something … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Grandmother Worries about Other Grandmother’s Favoritism

I am the proud grandmother of four lovely girls, ages 8, 6, 4 and 2. The oldest, Faith, is not biologically related, but I fell in love with her when my son and her mom were together. They broke up … read more

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When Toddlers Care What They Wear

The weirdest thing has just popped up in my house. My older toddler cares what she wears. What? This is causing chaos in our morning – and tantrums. Since when do toddlers care what they wear? Since now, ha ha. … read more

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Achieving a Sustainable Play Setting

Nowadays, sustainability does not only pertain to the environment. It can also be seen in our green playgrounds. Kids get a good time playing while making sure that the environment still stays safe. In 2013, New York City had its … read more

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