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Some More Expert Tips

This is the last in a series of blogs on the current situation with COVID-19 and your children from the interview with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D, a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center and Yahoo News. Maintain routine as much as possible: This means bedtimes, mealtimes and behavior rules. Getting good rest and eating […]

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What Are Some Toddler-Friendly Ways to Explain Why We Can’t Go to a Public Park or to Play with Friends?

Continuing our blog series on the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and your children, Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D., a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center discusses how best to approach this topic. Gurwitch suggests being honest and telling your toddler that, because we need to make sure that we are healthy, we have […]

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What Are Some Developmentally Appropriate Ways to Discuss Coronavirus?

Second in our Blog series on the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and your children with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D., a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center. First of all, it’s important to validate your child’s feelings. Gurwitch says to ask yourself: “Has it ever worked for you when someone says, ‘Don’t feel […]

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Learning Disabilities in Children: What Parents Should Pay Attention To

Many parents have concerns about learning disabilities in children. Perhaps next to food allergies, most parents are next concerned about issues that might impact their child’s academic development. In recent years, different learning disabilities have gained wider attention and study. This wider attention has proven helpful for getting more resources to help children with learning […]

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