There is so much to consider with school age children as they step into the academic world, begin to participate in activities, and choose friends.  Let the experts help you navigate it all!

Helping Kids in Crisis
October 07, 2018
Many times when a family comes to the pediatrician’s office in crisis, they are distraught and overwhelmed. The crises range significantly in severity.  Serious challenges such as death or signific... Continue Reading
Helping Kids Navigate Transitions
July 29, 2018
As adults, we know how our world can be rocked by changes big and small.  Helping kids navigate these changes is not always black and white.  Our children bring their own personality and understandi... Continue Reading
Optimizing Youth Sports
July 01, 2018
Aiming to build physical strength in our children often lends to the field of youth sports. In general, sports have become a highly valued and culturally accepted avenue to learn important life skills... Continue Reading
Screen Time Recommendations for Kids
May 06, 2018
Children and adolescents are surrounded by many technologies (e.g., television, video games, computers, internet, smartphones) and consequently, it may be unrealistic to assume they could avoid techno... Continue Reading
Picky Eating Solutions
April 01, 2018
Having a picky eater at home can feel a bit like running on a hamster wheel. We are racing to figure out ways to improve food choices but often getting nowhere. There are a million ways small children... Continue Reading
When is Picky Eating More Than Picky Eating?
April 01, 2018
It can be quite common for most children to go through a stage of ‘picky eating’ or refusal of certain foods. However, if mealtime is becoming stressful or your child is beginning to consistently ... Continue Reading
Discipline That Works
March 11, 2018
All parents wonder about effective discipline for their children regardless of age. However, disciplining older children and teens can be challenging if for no other reason than they have so much more... Continue Reading
Characteristics of a Gifted Learner
February 18, 2018
Do you ever wonder if your child is different than other children when they develop a passion for dinosaurs, or electricity, or rocks, or…and they just won’t let go of the passion? They need to kn... Continue Reading
How Schools Help Children With Needs
December 08, 2017
Navigating the school environment for a child with needs can be challenging.  Dr. Angela Axelrod, a school psychologist, met with Cole to discuss how schools are set-up to help kids with a variety of... Continue Reading