• Managing a Schedule

    May 20, 2020

    Many of us along with our children are navigating a new situation at home; balancing different schedules and routines. Read below for a few tips on how to manage a schedule during this time: 1. Communicate – Parenting does not happen in a vacuum. Though things may be organized in your head (fingers crossed), there is another…Read More

  • How to Have a Successful Telehealth Visit

    May 13, 2020

    As a result of COVID-19, many doctor’s visits in the coming months may be telehealth visits. Dr. Blair Hammond, general pediatrician and co-founding director of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center, provides a few tips on what you can do to make sure your telehealth visit goes smoothly: Q: How can parents prepare to make telehealth…Read More

  • Managing Grief in Your Family

    May 6, 2020

    We all have lost familiarity to our day to day routines and have been forced to accept some degree of uncertainty. It is painful especially for children to lose freedom and connection, which is important to acknowledge. Read below for some tips on helping your family manage grief: 1. Accept all Feelings – It is important…Read More

  • Managing Children’s Anxiety in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 29, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful experience for all of us, and it can be especially stressful to children who may not understand what is going on. Read below for a few tips on what parents can do to manage their children’s anxiety: 1. Be honest with your kids. – This is a confusing time…Read More

  • How to Promote Independent Play

    April 22, 2020

    With all of the changes to your routine, you may have difficulty balancing your responsibilities while working from home. Try to use this as an opportunity to encourage the development of autonomy in your child. Read below for some tips on how to promote safe and independent play. 1.  Create a play area Include some…Read More