As almost all great days at the park with my toddler go, I often end up discussing our latest parenting adventures with my group of mom friends. Last Friday was no exception and I chatted with a new friend about an article highlighting a talk by author and former dean at Stanford, Julie Lythcott-Haims. In… Continue reading Chores: Good for your kids?
Today I wanted to share with you guys some websites that are professional and resourceful. It can be daunting to sift through websites and articles trying to find an answer, especially about your little ones. And the reality is that we all go to google with questions about our children. I thought I would… Continue reading Online Family Resources
Is fall not the best time of year? I mean, cooler temps, beautiful colors, cute clothes (anyone else excited for boots and sweaters?), and amazing seasonal foods. Fall is the home to a variety of delicious, healthy and colorful foods that, with a little encouragement, I think your sprouts will learn to love. Squash… Continue reading FALLing for Food
When we first found out we were expecting another baby we were thrilled and a little scared we’d forgotten how to take care of a newborn (ok that last one was mostly me). Shortly thereafter, my husband mentioned we should begin writing down all the things we’d need again but soon realized we’d need a… Continue reading It’s a……!!
Every year of a child’s life has its up and downs, but two year olds get a bad rap, being called the terrible two’s. What is up with that? Well actually there is some developmental research behind why it can be so terrible. As a play therapist we often say that being two is only… Continue reading The Terrible Two’s
I feel like I need to come clean with you guys before I write this post. I am a Registered Dietitian and I do not love yogurt. It’s a texture thing (now FroYo…that I can get behind). I may not be a big fan but my family members and the rest of the world seem… Continue reading What’s The Deal With Yogurt?
I wanted to talk about a couple more stress relieving techniques you can use with your little ones, especially one that they can use themselves whenever and wherever they need it. These are great skills to teach your kiddos at the beginning of the school year, and even before a big recital or sporting event… Continue reading Guided Imagery and Visualization for Kids