• 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

  • Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

    August 10, 2017

    The summer heat can put children at increased risk of heat related injuries. Here are some signs and symptoms to watch out for and a few tips to staying healthy and safe Risk factors: Hot weather (especially 90 degrees F or above) High humidity Exercise Young children being left in cars Early: Heat Cramps Muscle…Read More

  • Summer Bedtimes

    August 3, 2017

    The summer days are long and the bedtime question is inevitable: “Why do I have to go to bed if it is still light outside?” Tips on Dealing with Summer Bedtimes While many parents choose a later bedtime for summer, there really is no reason to change bedtime based on how light it is. Rather…Read More

  • Open Wide

    July 27, 2017

    Dental hygiene is important to kids health, but brushing can be anything but easy. Here are some tips to put the sparkle in their smile… Infants_________________________________ Starting at birth, bottles should NOT be given in the crib and babies should not be breastfeed continuously throughout the night.  When babies sleep with milk in their mouths,…Read More