• Childhood Hearing Impairment

    May 9, 2019

    This week’s tip on hearing impairment comes from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. It’s important that parents, caretakers, physicians, and teachers know the signs of and address hearing impairment in children because early hearing loss can affect their language development, communication skills, and have long-lasting effects if not treated.  What…Read More

  • Reading With Babies & Toddlers

    May 2, 2019

    This week’s tip comes from Susan Straub MSW, the founder of the Read To Me program. Visit her website http://readingwithbabies.com/ and read below for her tips on how to read with your baby! Read with your baby. That seems to be a simple, easy recommendation. Really, I hear you ask?  Even parents who have saved…Read More

  • Safe Playground Tips

    April 25, 2019

    Playgrounds are fun and wonderful ways for your child to expend all of the energy they have stored up over the winter.  While playgrounds are often designed to prevent injury when used appropriately, these guidelines will help your child have a safe and injury free spring and summer. This week’s tip comes from Dr. Sheena…Read More

  • Raising the Mindful Family

    April 18, 2019

    Raising a family is anything but simple. Busy schedules, digital devices, long commutes—all of this leads to family members who are disconnected from each other as never before. Psychologists Stefanie and Elisha Goldstein show us ways to strengthen relationships, increase everyone’s well-being, and bring the family back together. Adapted from a full-length article originally published…Read More

  • Bringing the Science of Child Development into Pediatric Education

    April 11, 2019

    Instead of a tip this week, we’re sharing an article written by Mark Swartz for Early Learning Nation about what drives our work at the Mount Sinai Parenting Center. Continue reading to learn more about how we are transforming the way pediatric healthcare is delivered, particularly through our newly launched online curriculum for pediatric residents.…Read More