Our Philadelphia and Main Line pediatricians provide some helpful information about unstructured play and its role in children’s development. In a society where families tend to focus on giving children the best opportunities for success, they often mistakenly schedule and guide a child’s day from beginning to end. They fill children’s days with activities that they think are important to … [Read more...] about The Importance of Unstructured Play
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In this blog post, our Center City and Main Line pediatricians provide guidelines for protecting kids in sports against common risks such as concussions and overuse injuries. In kids, concussions especially must be taken seriously. Sports are a large part of many youths’ lives. There are many developmental achievements that children learn through athletics, including lifelong fitness, teamwork, … [Read more...] about Injuries, Burnout, Concussions: Keeping Kids in Sports Safe and Healthy
Register for Our Fall Workshops Registration is now open for our Fall groups and parent education workshops. Visit our class calendar for more detailed class descriptions, information about our facilitators and availability. Dates marked with an * will be held in our Bala Cynwyd office. Others are offered at our Center City location. Why Does My Newborn Do That? Wed 9/13 11am *Tues 9/26 … [Read more...] about Back to School Time: Fall Workshops Enrolling Now!
Online Scheduling Beginning in September! Weekday Mornings & Sundays in Bala Cynwyd Beginning next month we are excited to offer a new service - Online Scheduling - with weekday morning and Sunday availability at our Bala Cynwyd location. With Online Scheduling, you can reserve your space during available hours via our website. Online Scheduling is available for children who have become … [Read more...] about Online Scheduling for Bala Cynwyd
Talking to kids about sexual abuse isn’t something any parent wants to have to do, but having simple and honest conversations about boundaries and body safety for kids can help keep the lines of communication open between you and your child. It can be hard to accept as a parent that while we wish to protect our children from all harm, it isn’t possible to do so. But as parents and … [Read more...] about Body Safety for Kids: Talking to Kids About Sexual Abuse
What are the symptoms of teething? Does teething cause diarrhea? How can I help a teething baby? In our latest blog post, we provide answers to these questions and some tips for how to help a teething baby. It’s important to be aware that some popular remedies for teething are not considered safe. Your happy, squealing 4-month-old has suddenly started drooling and gnawing incessantly on any … [Read more...] about Has Teething Pain Gotten Your Baby Down in the Mouth?