Sick with Worry?

“Children are resilient. They’ll be fine.” Have you heard that response before? But when your child comes home from school crying and saying they hate school, it’s time to check in with them to see what’s really going on.


Should My Child Attend the Funeral?

After a death, there are often many decisions regarding funeral/memorial services that need to be made fairly quickly. One of these common questions is about whether or not it is appropriate for children to attend the service, and if so, what considerations need to be made?


Giving Choices - The Simple Way to Improve Behavior

Children do not have much control over their daily lives, and it can be frustrating for little ones trying to gain some independence. Luckily, there is an easy solution to this problem, and it is one that will help with overall behavior as well: Offer choices to your children instead of always telling them what to do and when to do it.


Growing Up Online: New Guidelines for Tots and Tech

For many years, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) had strict rules about screen time - no exposure for kids under two and no more than two hours a day for preschoolers. Last December, the Academy abandoned those guidelines, acknowledging what parents already knew: screens are everywhere.


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