• How to Help Kids Deal With Embarrassment

    November 20, 2019

    This tip of the week was adapted from Child Mind Institute. For many children, embarrassing experiences can be very upsetting, and in some cases lead to serious issues like anxiety and avoidance. Although we cannot protect children from embarrassment, we can help them build resilience and the confidence they need to deal with it in…Read More

  • Do More While You Wait

    November 13, 2019

    Sitting in a waiting room – for the doctor, the dentist or any other reason – can be tough on kids and parents.  At the Parenting Center, we’ve launched a new initiative with our partners at to transform waiting spaces into learning opportunities!  We want to help families and hospital staff use every day healthcare moments…Read More

  • How to Scaffold Your Child’s Learning

    November 6, 2019

    Scaffolding is a technique parents can use in order to help children learn new ideas beyond what they already know. Similar to a scaffold outside a building, this technique helps children reach heights they wouldn’t have been able to reach on their own. Read below for a few tips on how to scaffold your child’s…Read More

  • How to Keep Halloween Sweet (not spooky!) for Toddlers

    October 30, 2019

    This tip of the week comes from Motherly. With Halloween around the corner, well – meaning parents may be tempted to go to parades and costume parties and take advantage of what seems to be a dream holiday for kids. This article written by Dr. Tova Klein, Director of the Barnard Toddler Center, touches on…Read More

  • What Is ‘Stay-at-Home-Mom Depression’ and How Can You Fight It?

    October 23, 2019

    Our own Co-Founding and Clinical Programming Director Aliza Pressman, Ph.D. was featured in Purewow. Read below to see that interview. Q: Is there a difference between “stay at home mom depression” and depression? A: If you have a diagnosis of depression, you have a diagnosis of depression. And sometimes certain life events bring up pre-dispositions…Read More