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How To Not Spoil Your Kids
Although I could offer dozens of ideas and strategies for unspoiling your child, but my experience tells me that most parents know exactly what they have to do. Only somehow they just can’t do it. (read the story...)

Children with Nutritional Deficit Disorder (N.D.D.)
Most children are not getting the required nutrients they need for proper cognitive growth. More than half of children I see with learning or behavioral problems have histories of poor nutrition. (read the story...)

It’s Not Just A Girl Thing
As a fully grown tomboy, I have long considered myself lucky to have sons instead of daughters, knowing I possess neither the patience nor the understanding to help navigate the minefield that is the life of today’s girl. (read the story...)

One Child at Camp, Another at Home
How do you address sibling separation during the summer? (read the story...)

BUYER BEWARE: Herbals and Your Kids
A scrape on the knee is easily fixed with a Band-aid and gentle kiss. Parents look forward to these rare moments when we can help mend our children without too much trouble. And it is when our children become ill that we try our best to make them well. (read the story...)

Pre-Schools: Half-day vs. Full-day for 3-year-olds
The increase in single parent and two-parent families where the adults hold down jobs with long hours have resulted in an increased demand for full-day pre-schools. (read the story...)

A Bridge to Family
Since 1963, Abbott House has served the five boroughs of NYC and the lower and mid-Hudson Valley region. The only program of its kind in the state, the Bridge Family model unites families who are considering adoption with teens who have been in the foster care system for the majority of their lives... (read the story...)

Learnable Moments
I grew up and realized that I wasn't always right just because I was an adult. The fact that I still struggle with, though, is that being wrong isn't a bad thing: It's a human thing. But I don't want my kids to struggle with it. So I have vowed to handle things differently with my children. (read the story...)

Babies With Healthy Smiles
So many infants and toddlers are having problems with tooth decay. What can I do now to prevent tooth decay in my newborn’s mouth? (read the story...)

As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy
An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded. (read the story...)

Five Secrets for Happy and Healthy Hearts
In appreciation of Valentine’s Day, here are five secrets to help keep your kids’ hearts (and yours!) both happy and healthy. (read the story...)

Can Learning Make You Stupid?
Be careful not to confuse electronic learning with the real stuff. (read the story...)

20/20 Vision? How Vision Problems Affect School Work
Parents with children who are struggling in school should bring them for a thorough eye examination; one that includes tests at the distance at which a child actually reads. (read the story...)

“I Wuv You, Mommy . . .” When Cute Can Become a Concern
It may sound cute when a pre-school child says "wuv" instead of "love", or "go potty" when they need to use the bathroom. But if it's your child who can't pronounce certain sounds, isn't talking in understandable sentences, or is very quiet, it becomes a concern that may require speech, language or hearing early intervention. (read the story...)

Mom! I Can’t Fall Asleep!
My adolescent daughter has been having problems falling asleep. How can I help her doze off? (read the story...)

Speed Playdating: A Mom’s Matchmaker
It’s just like speed dating, but instead of trying to find your soul mate, you’re trying to find your child a playmate. And there’s something in it for you, too. While speed playdating, you might like a mom well enough to accompany your kid on his playdate rather than drop him off. (read the story...)

NOTES FROM THE BACKSEAT DRIVER
A recent car conversation with my 9-year-old on the way to a party. Oh, and by the way, it was nowhere near my birthday! (read the story...)

Denzel Speaks Out To Parents
“We can do better. We must do better,” Denzel urges parents (read the story...)

Speaking About Sex — Why Parents Matter Most
When is a good time to begin reading to your child? Some experts believe that even infants benefit from this early form of communication. When it comes to talking about sex, there are parallels. (read the story...)

How To Find FAMILY HAPPINESS: 8 Secrets
When you understand the eight secrets to family happiness and apply them in your own home, you’ll find that even when things seem out of control, your family’s closeness and confidence in one another perseveres. (read the story...)

How to Guide Kids to Get Results and Stop Nagging!
There are so many important topics to discuss with our children these days. It's important that they don't tune us out. The solution: Cut out the unnecessary talk (better known as nagging). (read the story...)

Getting Satisfaction
Ah, the ignorance of youth. I remember, when I was in my twenties, wanting to be in my thirties so that I would have things all figured out... (read the story...)

Notes From the Backseat Driver
My mother recently passed away, and during her decline I was trying to help Sophie process the concept of her going. OK, I was talking with Sophie about it a lot so that we could both process it — maybe talking to her about it would console me. (read the story...)

The Special Needs Trust: Protecting Your Special Needs Child
Parenting a special needs child can be a wonderful and challenging task. But while you may be meeting your child’s needs at present, how do you ensure their needs will be met in the future? One way is by creating a Supplemental or Special Needs Trust. (read the story...)

The Funny Man: Raymond, George & Homer...And real dads in-between
Fathers are being “displaced in the family.” And it’s an issue all parents, especially fathers, should take seriously. (read the story...)


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