Sleeping Problems in Children

Chronic sleep problems put kids at increased risk for behavioral problems, attentional difficulties and even obesity.  The amount of sleep a child needs is variable and generally depends on the child’s age.  The National Sleep Foundation reports that, on average, children need to following amount of sleep. Below 12 months of age:  more than 14 […]

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Parenting Books: What to Suggest to Your Families

written by Alisson Richards, MD Recommending books for parents to read is an easy and effective way to initiate and encourage parents to take an active role in parenting and can also provide a guide for parents with challenging children. The books can be particularly useful for motivated parents struggling to find available cognitive-behavioral therapists.  […]