Harley Rotbart, M.D.

This is NOT Just Another 3-Day Weekend!

WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR KIDS THIS 3 DAY WEEKEND?

Think carefully before you answer. If you’re planning on dropping your kids at friends or with a babysitter so you can squeeze in a round of golf with friends or a day at the mall, read my latest post for Parents Magazine (spoiler alert: there are only about 100 3 day weekends between the time your child is born and when she leaves for college):

http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2014/02/11/holidays-2/celebrate-presidents-day-as-a-bonus-day-with-your-kids/

 

What Makes You Compatible with Your Significant Other or with Your Kids?

Have you ever thought about the secrets of compatibility? Why do some people click forever with their significant other, and why do some people never find the magic. What about with your kids? Are you and your kids compatible? My New Year’s post for Parents Magazine tries to answer those questions. Let me know what you think:

http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2014/01/07/the-parents-perspective/this-new-year-resolve-to-notice-your-kids-priority-lists/

Yorkshire Pudding, and Christmas Eves Past, Present, and Future

The NYT invited me to write their Christmas Eve parenting post this year. It’s all about why this Christmas Eve will be very different for us than in the past. ¬†Hope you’ll take a look. Happy Holidays, and Happy 2014, to all.

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/24/yorkshire-pudding-once-for-nine-now-for-four/?_r=0

Ballerina or Teacher? The Charades Mystery in our Home

There was nothing typical about the way we played charades in our home when the kids were little…but that’s what made it special. For a holiday chuckle, see my post this month for Parents Magazine:

http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2013/12/03/fun/invent-your-own-holiday-charades/

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah – a Unique Opportunity for Parents

The rare alignment of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah this year gives parents a unique chance to teach about “giving” to others while their kids are happily “getting” the unavoidable seasonal gifts. My post for Parents Magazine this month:

http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2013/11/04/big-kids/add-a-little-giving-to-your-kids-getting-holidays/

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