Blog, Pediatrics

How It Benefits Your Child To Do Chores

After decades of taking care of thousands of children, we at Westchester Health feel strongly that doing chores is very good for children, brings them (and you) many valuable benefits and should be encouraged. Doing assigned tasks develops your child’s character, teaches him/her a sense of responsibility and helps take some of the burden of household duties […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

How Parenting Styles Differ Between Dads And Moms

At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we don’t necessarily believe “father knows best” but we do think it’s not “mother knows best” in every single situation. Dads often have different parenting styles from moms and this is not bad, just different. In fact, throughout our years of experience with many kinds of families, kids do just fine with […]

Blog, Pediatrics

10 Ways To Help A Depressed Teen

Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the physical and emotional changes of puberty to wondering who they are and where they fit in. To help parents, teachers, coaches and anyone else involved with teenagers recognize the signs of depression and how to get help, we offer this excellent blog written by Mason Gomberg, MD, a […]