Dealing With Discipline 

By |2020-08-10T16:38:59-08:00August 10th, 2020|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

Children are constantly developing new likes and dislikes, ideas and feelings. Along with amazing growth and independence, children can also experience frustration and anger, and seem defiant and stubborn. But through these experiences and emotions, children learn persistence and determination! As a parent, you can guide your child to help [...]

Postpartum depression in a pandemic

By |2020-07-23T14:44:13-08:00July 23rd, 2020|All Articles, Baby|

All new parents are at-risk for developing Postpartum Depression (PPD), sometimes referred to as Perinatal Mood Disorder (PMD) during pregnancy or after the birth of a new child. PMD includes postpartum anxiety and postpartum psychosis (very rare). But having a baby during a pandemic presents even more challenges for parents, as you navigate social distancing, [...]

Picky Eating: Is there such a thing?

By |2020-06-26T16:06:32-08:00June 26th, 2020|Toddler & Preschool|

Toddlers and food—it’s a funny thing. Some toddlers seem to snack all day, while others only stop periodically between playtime to grab a handful of crackers or apple slices. Some toddlers gladly eat whatever you put on their plate, while others are only content with their chosen food of the “moment.” At this stage [...]

Children Need Routine—Especially During Uncertain Times

By |2020-06-10T12:20:41-08:00June 10th, 2020|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our daily routines. Work schedules have changed, kids are at home instead of in school, work meetings are happening at the same time as your child’s classroom meeting—it can feel like chaos at times. Routines build a strong foundation for children of all ages, and it’s important that, as [...]