Archive for September, 2014

How Much After School is Wise for a 10 Year-Old?

as seen in Brooklyn Family Magazine and on NYParenting.com Dear Sharon, In thinking about after school activities for this school year, my husband and I were wondering if there’s a limit for our 10-year-old son.
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Are You Ready for Cold Weather?

Unfortunately cooler weather and limited sun light will be here sooner than we want. Now is a good time to think about combatting the inevitable winter boredom and frustration by planning ways to keep your
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Handling Increased Day Care Hours with a 20 month old

as seen on A Child Grows in Brooklyn.com This weekend I visited some friends who are the proud parents of a 20 month old. Until now they have managed to maintain a work schedule that
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Sudden Outbursts from Children

When children have unexpected outbursts it can mean that an underlying worry or stress is not being shared with mom or dad. The real or imagined strain stays hidden until it can’t stay inside any
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