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3 Game-Changing Steps to Easier Potty Training Jun 07, 2024

Here’s my saying: You can’t squeeze it out of them. Unfortunately, we don’t have control over our child’s pee and poop....

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5 Reasons Why Your Child Won’t Poop in the Potty Dec 13, 2023

Can you guess what the most common potty problem is? Not pooping in the potty. Most often, when parents reach out to me, their child is on the...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Potty Train in Winter Nov 29, 2023

There is something about pee accidents, changing clothes, and potty training that makes us shudder when we are living in below freezing temps...

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Signs Your Child is Ready for Potty Coaching Oct 12, 2023

Has your child resisted potty training? Is your child totally fine staying in diapers? As a mom of 3 and early child educator, I have seen children...

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A Common Potty Training Mistake Parents Make Oct 04, 2023

Getting your child to go to the bathroom can be filled with angst, power struggles, and fears. I get it. I’ve been there too. Especially when...

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4 Ways You Save With a Gentle Potty Coach Jul 28, 2023

 How many times do we try to DIY and the end result did not meet our goal? It is frustrating to spend time and money on something and then...

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Preparing Your Child for Summer Camp: Separation Tips Jul 14, 2023

After months of routine, early rising, afterschool activities and birthday parties, I am really looking forward to a more relaxing summer...

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What is School Readiness? Part 1 May 08, 2023

This is an important question when families are considering Kindergarten programs, and even toddler and nursery programs. As my fellow New Yorkers...

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When Reward Systems Work – And When They Don’t! May 01, 2023

Here’s a story my fellow NYCers can relate to:

I awoke to my 5-year-old shrieking in the bathroom. Why? There was one of those horrifying...

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Getting Organized Doesn't Mean Pretty Containers Apr 17, 2023

First, let me explain my vision of an organized home:


1. Everything has a place.

2. You have what you need and use (in other words, clutter is...

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Responsibilities, Not Chores Apr 11, 2023

What kind of feeling do you have about the word chore? For me, it’s a negative, sinking feeling. I consider a chore a task I don’t want...

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Why Groove Parenting Is Not Just Another "How To Parent" Resource. Apr 02, 2023

As Education Director of a New York City school, I was responsible for many moving parts, including managing a school during a global pandemic....

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