Asking teachers for help

By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW A new school year means a new classroom, new teachers, and new friends. Getting into the routine of a new school year can be intimidating, causing kids to feel anxious and become fearful to ask for help. When kids are afraid to ask for help, they can start to fall behind

Inclusive and Kind

Here we are at the end of August. Summer vacation is winding down and the kids are getting ready to go back to school. For some, this is a time of excitement. Getting to see old friends, starting a new adventure in an older grade, and getting ready to take new classes. But for some

Help Your child finish the school year strong

By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW   Is your child starting to feel overwhelmed as the end of the school year approaches? Are they becoming more anxious surrounding school-related conversations? Here are three tips to help them finish the school year strong!       Help your child figure out if they have any outstanding assignments before

Cool Kids

Remember that time, at school, when all the cool kids were sitting together? Talking and laughing? When you desperately wanted to join in, but were left out of the fun? Remember how painful it was? Maybe something similar is happening to your child right now. Maybe something like that is happening to you? Here are

Five Tips To Turn Your Child’s I Can’t into I Can

By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW   Every day children face obstacles that make them feel that no matter what they just cannot do it. They can’t get up in the morning. They can’t do their homework. They can’t exercise. They can’t eat healthy. They can’t engage in the lesson during class. They just can’t. All of these

workout for kids

With constant distractions of phones, social media, and video games, home can be a tough place to motivate your child to be active and moving. Bonita Porte, owner of Energetic Juniors in NYC, recently shared with me some workouts for kids at home that will keep them occupied and engaged on those days when they’re

  Mia’s desire to help others first began in high school when she and a friend created a community service project in which they collected stuffed animals to donate to children in hospitals. After developing the project, Mia knew that her passion lies in helping children and families, so she continued to follow her dreams

Coping With Anger in Children

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Children have very strong emotions. Anger is one of them. As a parent, you can help your child deal with his or her anger and develop strategies that last a lifetime. How you deal with your own anger also plays a vital role in this. Interacting with an angry child is an opportunity to do a lot

Active Summer

Did the last day of school spring up on you out of nowhere!? Now the kids are home all day, and all they want to do is park themselves on the couch, watch TV, and play video games. Yet they still need to get the recommended daily exercise and experience those physical benefits. How can you get them

Summertime Boredom

School’s out for summer! And the kids are happy. No stress, no homework, no getting up early… But then the dreaded question:  ‘What are we doing today, Mom?’ Summertime is easy. Summertime is slow and relaxed. But summertime can also become boring pretty quickly. Unless Mom has a Plan B. Here are 5 activities to keep your

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