Easing Separation Anxiety

Easing Separation Anxiety

The experience of separation, even a brief one, is important for both parents and child. Yet while important, separation anxiety—feeling anxious when apart—is common in infants and toddlers. Most children outgrow separation anxiety by age 3. There are many ways that parents can lessen separation anxiety in babies and toddlers and turn the experience into an opportunity for growth. 

This Is How to Get Your Kid Interested in Sports
Visiting Little Island NYC with Little Kids

Visiting Little Island NYC with Little Kids

The newly opened Little Island is 2.4 acres of pure magic. Little Island has stroller-friendly paths, stairs, wave-shaped benches, more than 350 plant species, more than 110 trees, and two large grassy hills, which beg kids to race up and roll down. Nestled amidst the hills are various stone shortcuts—or boulder scrambles—ideal for impatient young explorers who can’t wait to check out the views. Starting in mid-June, Little Island’s free arts activities and workshops will be open to families.

Water Safety for Toddlers and Babies
These Are the Best Petting Zoos for Toddlers in and around NYC
The Benefits of Center-Based Child Care 

The Benefits of Center-Based Child Care 

Parents have many options when it comes to choosing the right child care for their kids. Income, schedules, and educational philosophy all play a role in how each family figures out what works for them. Often the choice comes down to home-based child care vs. center-based child care, and recent reports like a Harvard University […]

4 Things You Can Do This Summer to Help Your Child Succeed at School Next Year

4 Things You Can Do This Summer to Help Your Child Succeed at School Next Year

Whether your child will be starting preschool this fall, gearing up for middle school, or deciding where to send their college applications, you have an invaluable role to play in setting them up for success next school year.Here are some practical things you can do this summer to help your child achieve their potential at school next year. 

Protecting Your Kids From Involuntary Teeth Grinding