If you're the parent of a preteen, you've likely heard this line many times: "I have to have it because everyone else does." The "it" can be anything from designer jeans to a video game.
Why do children want to be like everyone else? They're going through a transition from child to adult, says Vivian Seltzer, Ph.D., a University of Pennsylvania psychology professor. "They need external verification that they're part of a group. Material items are visible and help them feel…Continue
Added by Hackensack Meridian Health on July 22, 2010 at 2:43pm — No Comments
The summer months bring seasonal activities that children enjoy such as swimming in the ocean and the pool. While these activities are great exercise and a fun way to enjoy the weather, parents should know how to protect their children against otitis externa, also called swimmer's…Continue
Added by Hackensack Meridian Health on July 15, 2010 at 9:54am — No Comments
Does anyone have any good suggestions for a good daycare in Ocean County? My daughter is 21 mos and I will need to put her in daycare now, I was thinking of putting her at the daycare @ OMC. Any experiences or suggestions??
Thanks so much.
Added by Hackensack Meridian Health on July 2, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments