Change Happens

By Jenni Watts Evans, 1.10.19 This month brings a new year – and a transition out of the holiday season and back to the usual routine. That’s a comfort for most parents, but for kids, it can be stressful. Next...

The importance of object permanence on babies.

By Pat Blackwell, Ph.D., 1.10.19 There are simple ways to observe your child's play and interact with them to create lasting effects to their motor and cognitive development. Renowned Swiss child psychologis...

Grandparents’ Day

By Laura Claverie, 1.8.19 Papa and I recently attended our last Grandparents’ Day at St. George’s. To be clear: No one is leaving the school. Amelia is now in the fourth grade, the last year grandparents are i...

3 key steps you need for potty training success.

by Pat Blackwell, Ph.D. Left to their own devices, most toddlers learn to use the potty without much fuss. They peek at mommy or daddy as they engage in the target toileting behavior. Or they run around in t...

Coaching from the Sidelines

By Ann Herren, October 2018 It’s been two years, yet one Metairie mom still gets emotional recalling when another school mother approached her after their daughters’ middle school volleyball game. “Your da...

Watch Out! There’s an App For That…

By Sarah Herndon, October 2018 The world of social media apps and kids is ever-changing. It’s almost guaranteed that something unpleasant will happen to your child via their smartphone at some time. Stay on to...