What is positive discipline? Once children hit preschool age, their desire to be independent grows, and they become much more likely to test their parents limits. When this happens, parents should be very careful not to let their emotions get in the way of producing positive outcomes by using these challenging moments as teaching moments. […]
One of the most important parts of a Special Instructors’ role is to collaborate with a child’s most important people: his parents and caregivers. As educators, the primary goal is to meet your individual child’s developmental needs. We want to help them develop age appropriate play skills and meet milestones.
Screens and technology are huge aspects of children’s lives nowadays – read up on this informative column from Dr. Gramma Karen about excessive screen time in grandchildren!
Teaching your child social skills is important, but it can be difficult to find the best ways to articulate these skills to little ones – here are some great ways to implement these teaching moments at home!
Dear Readers, Below is an unabridged article I wrote for CitiBank’s Women and Company. Perhaps my advice will be helpful to parents and grandparents alike. The Secret Word to Avoid Spoiling Your Kids How does spoiling happen? Experts agree that children become spoiled and feel entitled when they are overindulged by their parents. Let’s face […]
My four and a half year old son began kindergarten at a NYC public school last September. While I knew that this would be an adjustment for him, I naively underestimated its magnitude. Despite our preparations throughout the summer, his first few days were extremely tearful, anxiety-ridden and overwhelming. Following his repeated requests-turned-pleadings not to […]
A Mommybites reader asks: My three year old son wants to wear a tutu to school. He sees his sister wearing one and wants to as well. I don’t know what to do. Yes or no? First ask yourself what about this bothers you. Are you worried that his peers or teachers will disapprove or […]
Parenting is so fast-paced that we seldom have time to plan or act in advance. We often plan to discuss important subjects with our kids, but sometimes we’re too late, and our kids learn all the wrong things from all the wrong people. These are subjects that you should discuss with your children before their […]