Entries by Rachel Ostrov

Parenting vs. Technology: Helpful Strategies to Combat Electronic Overload

Chromebooks, iPads, Nooks, oh my! It would not be surprising if your child has access to more than one piece of technology in your home. With that said, the struggle to balance technology needs for school with the games and activities that take over your child’s night and weekends is real.  Although it may be […]

Improving Your Child’s Social-Emotional Growth Through Board Games

In the fast-paced, high tech world of childhood, girls and boys are much more likely to reach for the iPad and Xbox than a set of dice. Although, technology can provide immense growth in your child’s life, it can also delay important social-emotional learning that the old-fashioned board game has to offer. Below are some […]

Dealing with Divorce: Creating Stability No Matter How Unstable You Might Feel

Divorce can be scary, filled with uncertainty, and will ultimately lead to a ‘new’ family structure. It is important to be mindful of how uncertainty can feel to your children and to proactively take steps to create stability for your children during the divorce process. Below are some suggestions to improve your child’s sense of […]