How do you teach your children to respect you, other adults, and their teachers? And what about showing respect for themselves? In today’s informal society many children address adults by their first names. And some parents try much too hard
As parents, one of our most important jobs is to teach our children. We teach them about life and love, right and wrong, hard work, and the importance of giving to others. We help our kids develop empathy and understanding
As a mother to 2 boys and a pediatrician with patients in many different schools, I know how important it is for your children’s schools to fulfill their needs. As a parent, you are your child’s best advocate
Mornings can be hectic and hurried. And when your day gets off to a rough start, everything that follows can seem more challenging. To ensure that your family has stress-free and productive mornings, here are 9 tips
One of the best New Year’s resolutions a family can make is to READ MORE. Reading is important at every age and it’s never too early — or too late — to start. Read my age-appropriate tips to
It’s summertime! If you haven’t already looked into swim lessons, it’s time to check with your local American Red Cross, YMCA or community center to find swim lessons that are appropriate for your child. It’s a life saving investment! Last
Do you feel like you can’t take one step in your house without tripping over a toy? Do you often wonder if your kids really need all of them? Check out my Web MD blog to learn what makes a
Parents often worry that if they are too strict their children won’t like them, but if they aren’t strict enough their children may get into trouble. This is a common dilemma for many moms and dads. How do you decide
Should you space out your child’s vaccines? Hear what Dr. Tanya has to say on Web MD about immunizations. Watch Dr. Tanya’s video on Web MD.
Is your baby 8 to 12 months old? Watch Dr. Tanya’s video on Web MD about your baby’s growth and development from 8 to 12 months of age.