Our grandchildren (grade-school age) have started playing sports. We are wondering about the phenomena of giving every child a trophy, no matter the outcome of his/her season. To us, it seems like an idea that doesn’t help children deal with defeat, the value of practice and trying again, hard work and teamwork – in other […]
Choosing the right school for your kids can be nerve-racking—whether you’re just moving to New York City or trying to figure out your family’s educational path. Even though our children live in a digitally connected world, they can still feel disconnected and out of place. An international school can be the perfect place to hone […]
There’s nothing that gets on a parent’s nerves like a whining child. However, it is important that we don’t lose our cool. There’s a right way and a wrong way to stop kids from whining. From gripe to grumble, these 8 tips can help you stop your kids from whining. Be Aware of Age If […]
I want to head into the new year feeling less, well… MAD all of the time. I find myself frustrated and angry, and I do not want to parent this way. I get this. The new year always brings about self-reflection. This is a great question and many will probably want to follow in your […]
With many New Yorkers unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic, this holiday’s gifting will likely be smaller. Here’s how to manage your kids’ expectations.
It’s hard to please those picky eaters, especially during the food-filled holidays. Never fear, check out some ways you can get your child involved in the food festivities!
Virtual visits are a game changer for new parents. There was a staggering 2,532% rise in telehealth services this year—and many of the new converts are parents of infants. This should come as no surprise: Virtual visits have taken the anxiety and risk out of taking your baby to the doctor. By eliminating travel and reducing cost, telehealth can feel like a miracle for new parents.
Getting for Christmas teaches children the importance of responsibility. Here are some tips to ensure your children and pets are happy and healthy together!