School Age




  • Medical marijuana for children?

    Doctors explain the benefits of cannabis in pediatric medicine

    Local pediatrician discusses the pros and cons of cannabis in pediatric medicine. read more »
  • Killing the arts is probably not the best way to educate our kids

    We must support all forms of the arts because that is what makes us human

    When our government is changing directions, we must make our voice heard by supporting the arts. It is through art education that our kids learn what it is to live a full life. read more »
  • Practical tips to combat cold & flu

    Beat cold and flu season this year

    The cold and flu are both highly contagious viral infections and while they spread easily, there are some easy measures that families can take to protect themselves from getting infected, and even while they are sick, to prevent prolonged illness and recover more quickly. read more »
  • 4 shocking ways pets benefit your kids

    Maybe it's time to give in to your kid's puppy requests

    As you incorporate a pet into your family’s daily rhythm, he quickly wiggles his way into your hearts. In addition to providing unconditional love, a pet can benefit your child in some very surprising ways. Read more to discover the benefits of having a family pet. read more »
  • Asthma, the flu, and your family

    Is your family prepared?

    We're in the peak of cold and flu season here in the Hudson Valley. Our friends at Children's Medical Group share insights on dealing with asthma, the flu, and more! read more »
  • Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture

    How to develop character in young children

    In a typical day, it’s possible for children to spend more time on social media than interacting with their peers face-to-face. As a result, the “selfie culture” is on the minds of today’s parents, who worry about how they can make sure their children grow into kind and selfless adults. read more »