“Soft skills,” such as communication, teamwork, conflict resolution, and problem solving are important to overall success in life and the process of building them begins early in childhood. Children with ADHD, autism, anxiety disorders, and learning differences often have challenges…

Social-emotional skills are just as important to learn in childhood as academics. As a pediatrician, I see many children struggling to behave and even getting suspended from school due to delays in emotional regulation. These children are often labeled “bad”…

Ep. 94: Helping Kids With Grief and Loss

A recent study in Pediatrics showed that one U. S. child has lost a parent or caregiver for every four COVID-19 deaths, highlighting a hidden crisis within the pandemic. As a pediatrician, I’ve seen the impact of such loss and how…

I dont know about you, but I love chatting with other like-minded moms. It always leaves me informed, refreshed and empowered to tackle whatever’s on my mind and on my plate. So needless to say, I was looking forward to…