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HEALTH Matters

Back to School: What You Need to Know

Some reassuring news from a pediatrician. In the current climate of unknowns, sending kids back to the classrooms wearing masks is not only necessary for health reasons, it’s the best way we can make sure that they can have as normal a school year as possible. That is the most important thing to focus on … Read more

Simple Is Best When It Comes to Playing With Your Baby

You don’t need expensive toys to give your baby’s development a boost.  Marketers do a great job at making parents feel guilty for not buying the latest baby toy, promising hours of entertainment and developmental benefits. They soon find out that a baby’s attention span is about two to three minutes per year of their … Read more

Day Camps are Back

Summer means fun at day camps throughout Westchester. The benefits of children experiencing summer day camp are endless and can last a lifetime. “Children gain independence, self-confidence, learn new skills and the value of teamwork at day camp,” says Dr. Samantha Lowe, a pediatrician at White Plains Hospital Medical and Wellness in Armonk. “Camp is … Read more