anxiety, Child Safety, coping skills, Mental Health, Parenting, Uncategorized

Helping Children Deal with Disaster

With all of the news coverage of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm" I thought I should write a post about helping children deal with natural disasters. So, how can you help your child go through a stressful event and minimize worry and concern? The most important thing to do is stay calm. Children look to the… Continue reading Helping Children Deal with Disaster

Child Safety, Parenting, Uncategorized

Summer Safety Rule #1 – Always, Always, Always keep an eye on kids around water!!

The story is always the same - "I only looked away for a second..." and the end of the story is complete tragedy. I couldn't write a better post myself about how important Water Safety is for children, so I am sharing a post from Confessions of a Dr. Mom. NO ONE wants to live… Continue reading Summer Safety Rule #1 – Always, Always, Always keep an eye on kids around water!!