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April 19, 2024

10 Things Your Toddler Sleep Consultant and Pediatrician Want You to Know about Toddler Sleep Training

  Thank you to Jennie, your friendly toddler sleep consultant from Tiny Duck Parenting who provided MVP families with a free toddler sleep training webinar recently. We wanted to follow that training by sharing some tips

February 15, 2024

Toddlerhood and Tantrums Resources for Families

  Online resources: Big Little Feelings Instagram Account = @biglittlefeelings https://biglittlefeelings.com/   Dr. Rebecca Kennedy, Dr. Becky at Good Inside Instagram Account = @drbeckyatgoodinside   Dr. Rebecca Hershberg Instagram Account = @rebeccahershbergphd Book: The Tantrum Survival Guide

February 8, 2024

Depression Resources for Families and Patients

Long before the COVID pandemic, families with adolescents and teens wondered if their kid was acting normal for their age or was there something more troublesome going on. Depression is treatable when identified and aided by

February 1, 2024

Grief Resources for Families

We know that death and grief are hard and inevitable parts of life for us all. Explaining death and the feelings associated with grief may be difficult for families with children of all ages and stages

January 25, 2024

ADHD Resources for Families

Books: Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

January 11, 2024

Navigating Flu Season: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Children

As flu season rolls in, parents face the annual challenge of protecting their children from this common yet potentially severe illness. Understanding the importance of flu vaccinations, recognizing symptoms in children, and adopting effective prevention strategies

December 21, 2023

Autism Resources for Families

There are many online resources for parents. Below are various websites to get started:   Start by reading the “100 Day Kit” on The Autism Speaks Website:  Children diagnosed at age 4 years or under: https

November 21, 2023

Essential Child Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

  As the holiday season approaches, NYC families anticipate festive celebrations and travel. However, amidst the excitement, it’s crucial to prioritize the safety of our kiddos.  This article offers essential child safety tips for

October 20, 2023

Does Your Child Have Croup?

Help! My child woke up in the middle of the night sounding like a seal?!    What is happening? This scenario is a common occurrence in childhood and is typical of croup. Croup is not the

October 10, 2023

What is the new RSV vaccine Beyfortus?

What is the RSV vaccine Beyfortus?   Beyfortus is not technically a vaccine, as it does not cause the body to make its own antibodies against RSV. Rather, it provides a dose of pre-made antibodies