healthy habits

Sleep Hygiene

2020-01-21T04:17:30+00:00

By Dr. Kate Colón As adults, we all can recognize the importance of a good night’s rest. Without it, we may find ourselves to be physically fatigued, mentally foggy, and more irritable with those around us as we sludge though the day. Those coveted zzz’s are critical for fully adapting to the demands of everyday [...]

Sleep Hygiene2020-01-21T04:17:30+00:00

Back to School: The Power of Routine

2020-01-25T04:59:06+00:00

The transition from summer break to the school year can be challenging for children and families alike. Shifts in bedtimes, early mornings, after-school activities, and homework completion are changes that can increase stress and wear on patience. Creating a routine helps children predict what lies ahead. It also supports development of organization and planning skills, [...]

Back to School: The Power of Routine2020-01-25T04:59:06+00:00

Managing Your Child’s or Teen’s Screen Time: Tips, Considerations, and Resources

2020-01-21T04:27:32+00:00

Summer time is here! While children and teens are excited to have finally reached their summer break, many parents are feeling the added pressure and stress to plan and schedule extra daily activities. Without regular school hours, most youth turn to video games, social media, video streaming services, and other digital pastimes. Increased screen time, [...]

Managing Your Child’s or Teen’s Screen Time: Tips, Considerations, and Resources2020-01-21T04:27:32+00:00