parenting

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

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

September 19, 2023

Good news! Bite-Sized Parenting by Sharon Mazel is available today!

MVP is proud to announce the book launch of our friend, Sharon Mazel. Today is the “official” launch day of Bite-Sized Parenting, Your Baby’s 1st Year! We’re also excited

July 18, 2023

Marijuana Use in Adolescents

Quick Stats:    It’s no surprise that adolescents commonly experiment with drugs and alcohol. More than 40% of adolescents in the US admit to trying an illicit drug. This is not limited to high schoolers

June 26, 2023

All Are Welcome Here, a Pride Month Blog by Dr. Prantik Saha

An Inclusive Practice and Ally for LGBTQIA+ Youth and Families    I think we can all agree that as parents, caretakers, pediatric care providers, and teachers, we want the best for all children. What does that

June 9, 2023

Air Quality Tips for Parents

Save and share these tips from NYC pediatrician and mom of two, Dr. Judith Hoffman, on decreasing exposure to harmful pollutants like smoke.    As the skies over NYC turned a glowing orange on Tuesday night