• Choosing a Preschool

    October 5, 2017

    As many parents consider some form of Preschool for their toddlers, here are some tips to keep in mind about finding the “right” fit. Goals of early education New opportunities, experiences and social interactions Practicing transitions and getting used to a classroom setting What to look for License from the NYC Department of Health A…Read More

  • Can you hear me now?

    September 28, 2017

    Parents have many concerns about children’s ears. Here are some answers to a few commonly asked questions… Should I clean my child’s ears? Nothing should be put in a child ear canal.  It is fine to wipe with a wash cloth or a Q-tip on the outside of the ear, but you can damage the…Read More

  • Itchy-Itchy, Scratchy-Scratchy

    September 21, 2017

    Getting outside to enjoy these beautiful Fall days can be an itchy endeavor Though the summer is over, Poison Ivy is still out there.  Here is some information to know before you head out to pick apples or jump in the falling leaves. Poison Ivy is a classic plant known to cause an itchy rash…Read More

  • 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