Childhood is supposed to be about kids learning to explore their environment and figuring out how to react to the world. School can be a good tool for this, but like as not, school is relegated to learning how to stand in line and how to take and pass tests. There isn’t much room for […]
Expectant and new parents were in luck when one of the country’s top docs from Weill Cornell Medical Associates was on hand for our recent class to answer many important new parent questions and concerns.
It’s a time we’ve all come to both love and dread — the transition from the toddler room to the ‘big kid’ room. For kids, it’s a sign that they’re growing up and getting bigger, but for parents
I would love to say no TV time is best, but I know that can be tough. We need time. We want kids to be quiet and sit. We have things to do. There are also some things that we LIKE watching with our kids. So how much TV is the right amount?
Our children start to notice differences as infants, and they pick up racial differences as toddlers. All children put things and people into groups. That’s why it’s crucial we have conversations about race (and other differences) and racism early.
Last week, we held a highly informative and frank discussion, led by Kellan Goldberg, founder of Eleven Eleven Advisors, about the different types of life insurance and how to determine which type is right for you and your family.
The newborn visit is an opportunity for you to ask your pediatrician questions and discuss any concerns you may have. During the visit your baby will be measured and weighed and have a physical examination.
There is no pain like that of losing a loved one, especially at a young age. After such a tragic loss, small children often experience a whirlwind of emotions for quite some time. They’re tremendously saddened, distraught, angry, and can have a lot of unanswered questions. As parents, what do we need to tell them about death and how should we approach the conversation?