Little Ones

Stop Doing This so You Can Be a Better Parent

Stop Doing This so You Can Be a Better Parent

There are two questions that parents always ask about their children that causes them to make mistakes. If you stop debating about these questions, you will be better able to choose how to manage your child.

First, stop wondering if the emotion your child is expressing is the "right" feeling for the moment. Feelings are not fact. Feelings are …

Speaking To Your Children About School Shootings

Speaking To Your Children About School Shootings

I have lost track of how many times I have cried and simultaneously been inspired due to the events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, FL. The school is close to home. I live in Miami. That morning I knew that many parents would be reaching out to me wondering how to best help their children.

How Many Gifts to Give Young Children During the Holidays?

How Many Gifts to Give Young Children During the Holidays?

Every December at my center parents ask me how to not spoil their children and how to manage the gift giving frenzy of the holidays.  The follow are the answers to the most popular parent questions during the holiday:

How many gifts should we give our kids?

The Importance of Young Children Having the Opportunity to Socialize

The Importance of Young Children Having the Opportunity to Socialize

Many parents have questions about how their kids can learn to socialize. The following questions come up frequently at our center:

Q: WHY DOES MY CHILD HIDE AND SHOW FEAR WHEN ADULTS ENTER HER CLASSROOM?