Vaccinate Your Child or Not?  Is This a Health Decision for Just You or For All Our Children?

Vaccinate Your Child or Not? Is This a Health Decision for Just You or For All Our Children?

Should you vaccinate your child for measles or not?  Is this a health decision for you or for all our children?  It isn’t always a factor that we have to make a decision that will affect others in the long run.  Yet, young parents are faced with this weighty...
Emotional Brain Grows the Fastest From 0-6…How Do We Stimulate Healthy Growth?

Emotional Brain Grows the Fastest From 0-6…How Do We Stimulate Healthy Growth?

The emotional brain grows the fastest from birth to six.  How do we stimulate healthy growth?  We have a very short window of time to help our children development healthy emotional brains.  The emotional brain and the skills needed to ensure healthy development has...
March for Our Lives…Emotional Intelligence in Action

March for Our Lives…Emotional Intelligence in Action

The March for Our Lives was attended by over a 1000 people in our local community.  The march of the 17 coffins by the youth was touching and reverent.  The youth speeches were well-written and each one spoke to a different perspective of gun control. Our march was...
Talk of Guns in Schools…Help Relieve Children’s Fear/Stress Now

Talk of Guns in Schools…Help Relieve Children’s Fear/Stress Now

Having been a part of a faculty in a high school right after Columbine, I witnessed many lock downs and an armed guard walking our halls.  I spent more time in the parking lot than in my office. I was working as a Learning Disabilities Specialist at the time and...
Each of Us (Big or Small) Has a Responsibility To Help Change What Is Right Now…How??

Each of Us (Big or Small) Has a Responsibility To Help Change What Is Right Now…How??

Malcolm Gladwell, who wrote the “Tipping Point” demonstrated to us the power of how we can change styles, thoughts, sayings with just 150 people passing it on.  Let’s do this!   With 2/3 of stepping up to the plate, we can have the tipping point we...
Preschoolers Talking Heatedly About Politics With Each Other/Parents Take Heed/This Is Not Good!

Preschoolers Talking Heatedly About Politics With Each Other/Parents Take Heed/This Is Not Good!

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time with my pilot school teachers in Rivervale, NJ.  We were catching up the summer and talking about our 2nd year.  We talked about how they were now seasoned and really looking forward to starting the program from the...