Blog Articles

Anxiety in Children Deserve Attention

Mental wellness is one of the most important aspects of health, but unfortunately it is also one of the most overlooked. Anxiety disorders affect 1 out of every 4 children between 13 and 18 years old.

Aug 1st, 2019
"No Tech" Time Out for Change.

In an ever changing environment with the development of new technology everyday, it is difficult to not be concerned about how it affects your child. Social media affects your teens in many adverse ways, including depression.

Jul 16th, 2019
5 2 1 0. Mark this code for healthier living.

With all the different diets and recommendations from many organizations, we often find ourselves confused. The following is the official recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics and other institutional partners for healthier living.

Jul 2nd, 2019
Summer skin care tips!

Summer is just around the corner and everyone is eager to soak up that wonderful Vitamin D. Here are five easy tips to protect you and your family's skin this season.

Jun 25th, 2019
It's finals week: Help your child by doing little to nothing.

If you live in any of the boroughs in New York City, chances are your child will have final exams in the coming days or weeks. And if you're aware of this nerve-racking event, chances are you're trying to figure out how to help get your child exam-ready.

May 31st, 2019
Teen depression is not child's play

We often see children and adolescents in a different light when it comes to anxiety and depression. When can you tell depression from a "phase"? Parents and even health professionals often find it confusing or difficult at the onset.

May 20th, 2019
Reading to your child: How early is early?

Both the scientific community and even our grandparents will tell us that reading to a child helps with development - specifically brain development. But how early is early to start reading? What are the significant results of such efforts?

May 13th, 2019
Achoo!  Spring is in the Air.

The long anticipated winter thaw is just around the corner, and we will soon see sprigs of beautiful flowers and blooming buds across trees and fields in Queens.  We will soon see bright green leaves and colorful flowers pop up everywhere, from Forest Park

Apr 1st, 2019