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

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

Social Media Depression

Social media status updates are part of our daily lives. At first, people posted all sorts of different statements about themselves. Just look at Facebook posts pre-2010 if you have some free time! But over time, a specific style of presenting yourself on social media evolved. This style has been described as ‘curating yourself’, as

In a busy, and sometimes stressful, life we all need positive coping strategies like taking a walk in nature, scheduling breaks, listening to music, taking a deep breath, practicing mindfulness meditation, engaging creativity, talking to a good friend, or taking a bath. But which strategy is right for which kind of situation? How effective is it

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