Blog

blog-blocks-knockout

3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

The CDC reported that the typical child between the ages of 11-14 spends 9 hours in front of a screen each day. The CDC’s recommendation is that children should be limited to 1-2 hours in front of a screen per day. This recommendation is put into place

Read more

Our Licensed Professional Counselor, Carianne D’Oriano, is now certified as an Intuitive Eating Counselor!

Children’s Wellness and Developmental Center is proud to announce that our Licensed Professional Counselor, Carianne D’Oriano, is now certified as an Intuitive Eating Counselor! Intuitive Eating is a weight inclusive, evidence-based approach to nutrition and a treatment for eating disorders. Intuitive Eating was created by dietitians, Evelyn

Read more

ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

Regulating emotions, such as frustration, anger, and sadness is a difficult skill for most individuals. However, individuals with ADHD tend to have difficulties with their executive functioning control, which can make regulating their emotions an even tougher struggle.  What does emotional dysregulation look like? Frustration: Individuals with

Read more

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

A confident child is a child who is proud of their abilities and is willing to try new things. Children with positive self esteem are more capable of dealing with frustrating situations and managing difficult scenarios. Here are 5 ways to boost your child’s confidence: Give your

Read more

Does My Child need an IEP?

Does My Child need an IEP?

If your child is struggling in school, developing negative behaviors towards school, or a teacher has expressed concern for your child’s learning, it might be time to see if an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is right for your child.  What is an IEP? The Individuals with Disabilities

Read more

10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

Providing a bedtime routine is just as important for teenagers as it is for children. According to the AAP, teens aged 13 to 18 should have between 8-10 hours of sleep. Sleep is important for a teenager’s mental, physical, and emotional health. Proper sleep helps to maintain:

Read more

8 Important Things to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Routine

  1.Why is adequate sleep so important for my child? Research has shown that children need to have an adequate amount of sleep in order for their brains to develop properly. Without the proper amount of sleep, you might find your child having: Irritable behaviors Difficulty regulating

Read more

A Visual Schedule: The Best Secret to Tackling Your Child’s Behaviors

A Visual Schedule: The Best Secret to Tackling Your Child’s Behaviors

What is a visual schedule? A visual schedule is a tool that provides children with images to guide their day. Visual schedules are often seen in classrooms, because it is an effective tool to ensure that all children know the routine of the day. This can be

Read more

Is your Children’s Diet Affecting Their Mood? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Is your Children’s Diet Affecting Their Mood? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat?” This certainly holds true when discussing a child’s diet. Studies have found that children with ADHD specifically fall under this category, where their behaviors are closely linked to the foods that they eat.  When considering your child’s diet,

Read more

8 New Tips For Parents of Picky Eaters

Being a parent of a picky eater can feel like an ongoing challenge. Worrying that your child isn’t getting enough nutrients can make mealtimes feel like pure power struggles. While being a picky eater can be completely normal, consider these tips to cope with those mealtime battles. 

Read more

Office Hours

Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

Newsletter Signup


Reach Out

Children’s Wellness & Developmental Center
2006 State Highway 71 Suite 4
Spring Lake Hts, NJ 07762 Monmouth County
T: 732.919.1335
F: 732-782-0353
E: info@cwdcenter.com

Google Map