• Responding to Back-Talk and Rude Behavior

    December 14, 2017

    Reduce back-talk with these tips from Seedlings Group.   1. Praise positive dialogue. Pay attention and praise specifically (with some affection too) every time your child speaks to you with respect or calmly when he or she is tired, angry, or frustrate. Reinforce respectful dialogue. 2. Use helping language. “I see you’re upset. Please find a…Read More

  • ‘Tis the Season for Nosebleeds…

    December 7, 2017

    Nosebleeds are common in children and most often are not serious. You can respond to nosebleeds in a way that helps keep your child from getting scared, teaches them how to manage them, and informs them how to prevent future nosebleeds. If your child has a nosebleed the first thing is to remain calm.  You…Read More

  • Itchy but Harmless

    November 30, 2017

    We all prefer worms in the park, but sometimes they end up inside our children! Pinworms are the most common worm infection in the U.S. Infection can occur at any age but is most common in school aged children Pinworms are very small, thin white worms (the length of staple, the width of a thread)…Read More

  • Is That a Wart???

    November 16, 2017

    Warts are very common in childhood. With the help of Dermatologists Dr. Jeannette Jakus and Dr. Lauren Geller, see our tips on managing warts What and Where? Warts are caused by a group of viruses called the human papillomoviruses.  The virus is spread from person to person.  You can also get the virus from touching things…Read More

  • Being Mean to a Friend

    November 9, 2017

    How can we teach children the importance of being kind?  This week, the team at SeedlingsGroup focuses on teaching young children how to learn from a difficult play date and make changes for the future Helping Your Child Understand They’ve Hurt Someone Keep calm and avoid making your child feel shame.  Your reaction can help…Read More