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

By Myself!

  Check out my guest post orginally published on Lauren Jimeson’s blog, A Mommy In The City. It’s all about toddlers and their need for independence! By Myself! Coming in a close second after “mine!” on the list of most frequently used toddler phrases is “by myself!” It’s truly exciting when your baby starts exerting her 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

Positive Discipline And Dealing With Tantrums 3/27/12

Join me and Mommybites NY for “Positive Discipline and Dealing with Tantrums” During this workshop, Dana Rosenbloom of Dana’s Kids will help you learn how how to effectively use positive discipline and limit-setting to help your child begin to internalize “the… rules” and learn self-control.  We will discuss how consistency helps children feel safe and Read More

Why Pay A Membership For A Sitter Service

When your business is helping to create happier, healthier families, finding a great babysitter is a frequent topic of conversation.  Our friends at Lucky Lil’ Darlings have this down to a science.  Here, founder Lindsay Bell, discusses why you should consider paying a membership fee for a sitter service. http://luckylildarlings.blogspot.com/2012/02/why-pay-membership-for-sitter-service.html  

The Value of A Flexible Routine

Check out my article on Mommybites about “The Value of A Flexible Routine.”  Use what you know about your child to create a routine that meets their (and your) needs, as well as teaching them to manage change. http://mommybites.com/col2/nanny/the-value-of-a-flexible-routine/

Guest Post: Stefanie Weiss

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Stefanie Weiss, a mental health counselor specializing in OCD, ANXIETY, PANDAS, ADHD and other related mental health disorders. Stefanie’s services offer parents a unique opportunity to have their children’s, and their own, needs met by individually-selected and top-rated doctors and therapists.  Stefanie guides each family through the steps of exploring Read More

Review: Building Self-Control, The American Way

Last Sunday the NY Times published an opinion piece in response to this past years’ focus on international parenting techniques.  The unifying factor of many of these practices is helping children learn self-control and self-discipline.  Throughout my blog posts and workshops you will find  that I repeatedly emphasize the important of positive discipline that leads Read More

Guest Post: Twinsplicity

  When my husband and I were dating we went on a cruise to Mexico.  On the ship, we met an amazing couple from Canada who had twin boys.  Halfway through the trip, my husband told me he would do anything to have twins.  At the time, being 22 years old and just dating, I Read More

A Fun Way To Teach Cooperation!

When teaching cooperation, the first thing to consider is whether your expectations are developmentally appropriate.  Taking a 2 year old into a clothing store while you shop after they’ve been in their stroller for 40 minutes, and expecting them to continue to stay in the stroller, is not developmentally appropriate or reasonable.    Here are some Read More