A Child’s Resource for Dealing with Rejection

The physical pain of peer rejection is real and it hurts. Badly. Although we can’t avoid pain in life, neither for ourselves nor our children, we can give our children tools to grow resilience. In our Becoming Social Group at Well Baby Center, we explore...

Child-Centered Play

Children learn about the world and themselves through play. Playtime can also be a wonderful opportunity for you to bond with your child — to let her know you “get” who she is and what she might be thinking and feeling as demonstrated through her play themes. ...

Modeling Behavior: Minding Manners

  Modeling, also known as observational learning, is a social learning theory. It describes the process of how desired behavior is taught by example. Modeling sometimes occurs intentionally, and other times happens incidentally. As children develop, they are...

“G” is for Gratitude: What I Wish I Knew When I was Younger

“G” is for Gratitude: What I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger By Amanda Schmid Last week on our favorite turkey-filled holiday, I decided to ditch the usual feasting and yummy indulgences I usually partake in on this day with friends, and ventured to Downtown Los...