Summer is a good time to review water safety guidelines. Here’s what you need to know in order to keep your little one happy and safe in the water.
There is no better way to foster your toddler’s love of animals than by visiting a petting zoo. Here, toddlers can get up close to many kinds of animals, usually domestic species such as sheep, goats, rabbits and more. We’ve put together a guide to petting zoos in New York City and Long Island that […]
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 […]
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.
Teeth grinding can be a big problem for little ones and adults alike. It can be stressful to try to learn how to get your little one to stop teeth grinding. Learn how to identify the problem and to help stop it from happening.
As a pediatrician, I have ALWAYS gotten a lot of questions about (cow’s) milk. What age to start? What kind is best? What if it upsets my baby’s stomach? What if they are allergic? Should I offer it in a bottle or cup? I’ll review my recommendations and how I typically counsel families below. First and foremost: you don’t need a cow to raise a child so if you opt out of cow’s milk, that’s okay, too! However some introduction and feeding of cow’s milk in early life will allow your child a greater chance to tolerate it throughout their life.
Gal and Lauren, friends and co-founders of The Mom Juice, tackle the big question—how to potty train twins?! Although there is no one-size-fits-all way to go about potty training twins, we gathered top tips from other twin moms in hopes of making your transition out of diapers easier.
Speech and language pathologists often emphasize music in therapy as a natural way to increase listening skills with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. This article explores why, and provides parents with a few activities they can try at home.