Have a toddler? Don’t know when to introduce the potty? Watch this video and get some tips on what to expect.
The top question at our space is how to manage difficult behavior in young children. This video gives you a quick answer.
Fidget Toys are all the rage right now. But Why? How do they help your child? Is it a distraction or a benefit for the classroom? Watch this video and get your answers from Lina Acosta Sandaal - psychotherapist & child development expert and founder of Stop Parenting Alone and Nicole Santamaria, Occupational Therapist & owner of Miami Handwriting.
It was summer and I sat on the floor leaning on the edge of my newborn daughter’s crib in tears. From the outside I had everything a new mom could wish for, a loving husband, a cooperative extended family, and presents from near and far welcoming our daughter into our world. On the floor of her bedroom none of that mattered, I was in pain and I wanted to die. I cried as I planned...
Many parents and teachers use Time Out as a way to discipline children. Are you certain that you are using it correctly? Does it work for your child? Watch this video and get information on how to use Time Out in the most effective way...
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?
Time and again when I ask parents what they wish for their children they respond with “I just want them to be happy”. But how exactly does one do that? The truth is that happiness is a way of being but not a constant. To be happy you must also experience sadness and sometimes as parents we have a hard time tolerating that fact. In any case lets take some time and see what the research tell us about how to be happy.
Skipping school, lying, hiding things from parents, taking an Uber at 2am, or in this case shoplifting are all examples of risky behavior that some teens may take. Watch this to learn why and how to handle it.
Granny, Abuelo, Pop Pop- these are magic labels in our imagination when we think about our children and their relationship with their grandparents. But what if their presence creates more chaos than help? We want them to be a part of our children's lives and sometimes we need them to help us with the care-giving. Watch this interview I hosted with mommy blogger LadydeeLG and get some answers around this topic.
You are avoiding "the sex talk" but avoiding it won't help your children.
Here I chat with board certified sex therapist, Gabriela Galvan de Antillon of Blue Pearl Therapeutic to know why it's important.