Child Development

Talking to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

As a parent, you want the best for your children. You work every day to protect them from harm. Sometimes... Read full post »

Habits in Children – Are They Cause for Concern?

A habit is defined as an acquired behavior pattern sometimes followed so regularly it can become involuntary. Commonly, people associate... Read full post »

Exercise as Medicine: What’s Your Child’s Dose?

If you knew you could help prevent diseases by taking medicine, you likely would. Well, have you ever thought of... Read full post »

6 Signs Your Child May Have Bladder Dysfunction

Once your child has been successfully potty-trained – ‘taking care of business’ should get easier – but what if the... Read full post »

How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

When tragedy struck at Sandy Hook, my kids were little – one was a toddler and the other two were... Read full post »

Car Seat Conundrums – You Asked, We Answered

We asked for your car seat questions on Facebook and you delivered! Here are the answers to some of your... Read full post »

Thumb-Sucking: When Should Parents Intervene?

If you are concerned about your baby sucking her thumb, no need to worry.  Sucking is a normal reflex in... Read full post »

Flat Feet: Why Kids Should Go Barefoot This Summer

A flexible, flat foot is considered a part of typical development until a child is 6-years-old. Most infants are born... Read full post »