Screen-Free Play Time
    March 22, 2013
    Screen-Free Play Time

    Over the years, I have observed that as our technology has become more sophisticated, parents are allowing their young children to interface more with their smart phones and tablet devices. I frequent…

    Physically Fit at Every Age
    March 21, 2013
    Physically Fit at Every Age

    Campaigns such as the “Let’s Move” initiative by First Lady Michelle Obama, have brought to light an important topic: there are a resounding number of American children that obtain very limited …

    The Importance of Developmental Screening
    March 21, 2013
    Developmental Screening

    The first few steps or words that a parent witnesses their child taking can be precious moments. However for some children, they may not come on time. Surveillance and screening during routine pediatr…

    Serve and Return
    March 19, 2013
    Serve and Return

    The relationship that children have with their caregivers from an early age, as well as the stimuli that surround them, are integral to their overall developmental success and have been shown to have …

    The Benefits of Early Intervention
    March 18, 2013
    The Benefits of Early Intervention

    The relationships that children have with their parents and caretakers are vital in enabling them to reach their full developmental potential. While our genes may lay down the foundation, it is the ex…