• When You Hear, “It’s not fair!”

    February 28, 2019

    It’s very common for children (especially siblings) to complain that lots of things in their daily lives “aren’t fair”. But making things “fair” doesn’t mean making things the same. Explaining the difference between giving your kids the same things and giving them the same opportunities can teach children this important message. Use Kid-Friendly Examples Talk…Read More

  • Parenting During a Divorce

    February 21, 2019

    Many parents undergoing a divorce worry how their children will be affected. Divorce is usually very difficult for both parents and the rest of the family, but a divorce is between you and your spouse – the children should be kept out of any disputes. Our tip this week comes from the Child Mind Institute,…Read More

  • Understanding Discipline Myths

    February 14, 2019

    There are lots of myths about which punishments work. This week, we’ve broken down a few of the most popular. Read below to understand a few effective and healthy tools. Myth #1 – Punishment changes bad behavior. Even though you may feel like punishment works, it usually only curbs the behavior momentarily. As your child…Read More

  • Early Signs of Infant Deafness/Hearing Impairment

    February 7, 2019

    This week’s tip on hearing impairment comes from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. All newborns are given a mandatory hearing test before leaving the hospital. Screening and diagnosis helps identify babies who are deaf or hard of hearing so they can receive early intervention services. These services can make a…Read More