Brooklyn: Totally Toddler: Toddler Develoment Q & A with Mommybites 10/2/12

(Brooklyn) Totally Toddler — A Toddler Development Q and A   Chances are that if you have a toddler at home, you are dealing with one or several of the following: discipline issues potty training transitioning from a crib to a bed transitioning to being an older sibling getting up at night or taking forever Read More

A Case Against Time Out

During the month of August, I’ll be discussing positive discipline with  HAPPYFAMILY! Check out my thoughts on Time Outs How do you handle your child when they are not listening? Keep an eye on the website for information about two upcoming events and a GIVEAWAY!

Separation Workshop 8-22-12

Whether your child is starting school for the first time or is a “seasoned” student, this workshop will teach you ways to prepare your child for separation in a new place, with new adults and peers.  You’ll learn to reflect on your child’s temperament and use that information to ease separation.  Dana will share ways Read More

Guest Post: The Creator’s Workshop: Save That Box

 From the moment they are born children are creative; they experiment and create with their minds, bodies and voices.  As children grow, and develop physically and emotionally, their creativity expands and extends to expressions in play, on paper, with play-dough, etc.  The avenues are endless. Encouraging and fostering a child’s innate creativity has many benefits, Read More

Manhattan: Toddler Seminar Series – Pottytraining on 8/21/12 with Mommybites

Join me and Mommybites for: Event:Manhattan: Toddler Seminar Series –  Pottytraining Start:8-21-12 7:00 pm End:8-21-12 8:15 pm Venue: New York Kids Club (E 67th St) Address: Google Map 219 E 67th Street (between 2nd , New York, NY, 10065, United States Just when your baby is finally sleeping through the night and you begin to get Read More

Developmental Milestones and Playing With Your Baby on 7/10/12 with Big City Moms

Join me and Big City Moms for: During this lunch you’l learn about typical development and creative ways to support your baby through play. You’ll hear about developmentally appropriate ways to interact with your infant, with a focus on activities for when you’re cooped up inside on rainy days.. We’ll also disuss which baby items Read More

Dana’s Kids Will Be At The 2012 Mommybites Summit on May 2, 2012!

Please join me at the Mommybites Summit at The New Yorker Hotel on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:00 PM for an evening of learning, socializing, & shopping. Enjoy wine, cocktails (& mocktails), delicious food, meet other moms, win incredible prizes, check out must-have parenting products & services and take home fabulous goody bags! Hear from Read More

“Separation at Camp (and Beyond)” Workshop on 6/6/12 at TLB Music

Join me and TLB Music for “Separation at Camp (and Beyond)” Whether your child is starting camp (or school) for the first time or is a “seasoned” camper, this workshop will teach you ways to prepare your child for separation in a new place, with new adults and peers.  You’ll learn to reflect on your Read More

Toilet Training and Signs of Readiness on 5/23/12 at TLB Music

Join me and TLB Music for “Toilet Training and Signs of Readiness” Think your child is ready for toilet training?  Not sure?  This workshop will teach you to recognize the signs of readiness and follow your child’s lead.  You’ll learn to use your child’s temperament and stage of development to make toilet training as easy Read More

Siblings: From Preparation to Positive Relationships on 4/25/12 at TLB Music

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join me and TLB Music for “Siblings: From Preparation to Positive Relationships” In this workshop parents will find out how to prepare their child for the arrival of a new sibling. We’ll talk about when to tell your child and how to help them transition into their new role as older Read More