December 26, 2017

The holidays are over, which means no more family holiday all you-you-can-eat buffets, no more sugar-filled class parties, and an opportunity to purge some of the cookies and candies that have been accumulating since Halloween. At least until Valentine’s Day hits. But...

October 9, 2017

My interview on a local radio show discussing picky eating at home and how to support families. The interview was from January 2017, but I haven't had the chance to post it until now. 

September 27, 2017

It is a bit of a knee-jerk reaction. Your child hits, lies, grabs, pushes, or does any one of a number of mean things to another child. The immediate parental reaction is often to force an apology. Generally, this consists of either a timidly mumbled “sorry” or an angr...

September 14, 2017

I finally came home today (Wednesday) after a long week. My family and I were directly in the projected path of Hurricane Irma in South Florida. We made a quick decision, based on a number of factors, to drive up to Atlanta and ride out the storm with close friends. We...

August 22, 2017

What is Time-In?

There are strong opinions on both sides of the time-out debate. But whether you are a supporter or opponent of using time-out, everyone should be a big fan of using time-in.

It is easy to notice when your children aren’t listening, when they are fighting...

August 11, 2017

One of my favorite parts of summer is that I don't have to wake my children up at the crack of dawn. But as those lazy summer mornings begin to slip away, it is difficult to transition back into the school morning slog, when one kid doesn't want to get out of bed, anot...

May 3, 2017

My interview for Dateline Health with Dr. Jennifer Pusins, a speech-language pathologist. We focused on how to identify and help children suffering from extreme picky eating or children who may refuse to eat altogether. 

March 24, 2017

A local television interview showcasing a new program for children to receive services regardless of a parent's income. 

July 13, 2016

My interview for a local channel describing the significant barriers that some children and families face in relation to mealtimes.

June 10, 2016

 Below is the interview that I did with Dr. Roni Leiderman on Dateline Health, a local televised health show. We spoke about the developmental trajectory of childhood including topics about autism spectrum disorder. 

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