• 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

  • Bone Health

    October 16, 2019

    This week’s tip comes from Dr. Sheena Ranade, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai. October 19th is World Pediatric Bone and Joint (PB&J) Day.  To celebrate, we wanted to share some helpful tips to make the most of your children’s growing bones and joints. Winter is…Read More

  • Backpack Safety

    October 9, 2019

    Welcome Back! This tip of the week comes from Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center. Have you ever wondered if your child’s backpack weighs too much? Read below for four tips on backpack safety. 1. Mechanics Matter Body mechanics are an integral part of backpack safety. Teach school-age children how to properly pick-up their school…Read More