Tell us a little about you I live in NYC with my husband, Willie, and our two kids, Lucie and George. I grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey and went to college at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. I’ve spent my career in a progression of news producing, public relations, marketing, branding, and design strategy […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, The family issues I have shared with you over the past few years continue. My six-year-old son has two chronic illnesses, so he can’t eat what everyone else can eat. Therefore he picked his birthday party location to be at my mom’s office so he could role-play being at work. We […]
The relationship you create with your little one stems from a simple, innate bond. That bond begins before your baby even arrives. The science regarding the links between a mother’s health and happiness and her baby’s is well-established.
Dr. Gramma Karen is on holiday and will return on January 9, 2018. She wishes all her readers and their families and friends a 2018 that is filled with good health, love, and joy. This guest post, first posted February 6, 2017 by Donne Davis, is by Sandra Beckwith, author of Your Life as a […]
My wife Teenie is the matriarch (Wizard) of our family, a role at which she is unbelievably good!
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
As we head into the holiday season, many parents and grandparents will be addressing the timeless question about Santa Claus: Is he real? The advice Dr. Gramma Karen
I am the Senior Editor at NYMetroParents and Big Apple Parent Magazine, but a career in media wasn’t always the plan. As it is for many of us, getting pregnant completely altered my career path and started me on the road to becoming a journalist.