• Weight OFF Your Shoulders

    September 14, 2017

    Homework is here and backpacks can cause some health issues for kids. A few quick tips from our friends at Kids Travel Doc Backpack injuries are VERY common.  Over 7000 annually in emergency rooms! Size matters.  Backpacks should properly fit children and all attached straps should be used to maximize safety and comfort Problem solve.  Look…Read More

  • Should YOU be nit picking?

    September 7, 2017

    This time of year can bring lots of lice checks. Head lice is a very common issue in school aged children.  The phrase nit picking comes from the practice of humans picking lice nits (egg sacks) from hair.  Head lice are not known to transmit any disease and therefore are not considered a health hazard.  Personal…Read More

  • Going Back to School

    August 31, 2017

    Whether your child is starting school for the first time, starting at a new school or just having first day fears, preparing for the first few days can make the transition to the classroom easier for everyone Tips to help children prepare for school Visit.  Seeing their new school (even just the outside of it),…Read More

  • Games That Get Kids Moving Outside

    August 24, 2017

    These old fashioned classics have surprisingly great brain-boosting features and lend themselves to dramatic play adventures..   Here’s some inspiration for games that ignite outdoor playtime and get kids moving from Jocelyn Greene and our partners at Child’s Play NY. Hide and Seek This game is certainly a well-known classic, but it’s also genuinely amazing…Read More

  • A Trip to the EMERGENCY ROOM

    August 17, 2017

    Summer is filled with fun and frolicking but every now and then someone gets hurt. How we respond to emergencies will help set the tone for how our child will react. Tips to cope with an emergency room (or scary doctor) visit Choose your words carefully.  Keep your language simple and reassuring. If you don’t know…Read More