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The Importance of Building a Strong Vocabulary at an Early Age

Guest blogger Frances Kweller of Kweller Prep, offers this post on building a child's vocabulary as early as possible is vital. It is never too early for a person to begin building and...

September 23, 2014

33 Parents Take Their Sense of Humor to the Next Level!

Have you ever told a joke and your parents didn’t get it? Or what about todays chat acronyms such as of LOL, BRB, 143 or BFN?  Turns out that some parents tell their kids the joke is on them with...

June 26, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/22/14: Teresa Bowman speaks her mind on the staff that ran Cherry Tree Crossing.

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York...

May 17, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/21/14: Teresa Bowman asks, "Who Lives Like This?"

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York....

May 17, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/20/14: Teresa Bowman says the children of Cherry Tree gave her a reason to smile.

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York...

May 16, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the...

May 12, 2014

Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Kids Need a Regular Bedtime?

Parents have long believed kids do better with regular bedtimes and a good night’s sleep. A British study proves it. The study found a good night’s sleep may make your kid smarter. This week on Ask...

November 7, 2013

Backpack Safety

With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids...

September 6, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Should Parents Encourage Kids To Clean Their Plates?

Clean your plate. Growing up, I heard that a lot from my mom. She wanted to make sure I ate a well balanced diet. And it worked then...But maybe not now. Portion sizes have gotten bigger....

July 24, 2013

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