Parenting

Shaming moms doesn’t make anyone’s kids safer 

Shaming moms doesn't make anyone's kids safer  In 2011, writer and editor Kim Brooks had the police called on her -- and ended up pleading guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor (to avoid the risk of losing custody of her child) -- because she left her then-4-year-old son in the car [...]

By |2018-09-04T15:11:33+00:00August 31st, 2018|News, Parenting|0 Comments

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids 

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids   By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.  Yoga (meaning union or yoke) is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature -- body, mind, and spirit -- in the pursuit of inner harmony, says Alexandra De Collibus, a yoga teacher and [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:43:18+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting, Yoga|0 Comments

How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens 

How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens   “Can we have some screen time?”  I get this request from my daughters (ages 7 & 9) almost every afternoon. Sometimes I say yes, sometimes I say no. When I say no, sometimes my kids throw tantrums, but mostly they don’t. Mostly they find something else to [...]

By |2018-08-30T19:10:14+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|0 Comments

‘Hamilton’ composer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s mom shares her best advice on how to raise successful children

'Hamilton' composer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s mom shares her best advice on how to raise successful children   Lin-Manuel Miranda composed the hit musical "Hamilton." He is a MacArthur Foundation Award recipient. He won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. He's earned 16 Tony Nominations and won 11 Tony Awards. And the list goes on. He is successful in many ways.  [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:59:51+00:00August 30th, 2018|News, Parenting|0 Comments

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive 

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive  When a child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it affects everybody in the family, said Dr. Mark Bertin, a developmental pediatrician in Pleasantville, N.Y. Parents need to understand the nature of A.D.H.D., he said, and appreciate that it affects “a host of self-management skills,” which play out in school [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:54:37+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|0 Comments

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