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Tammy Gold
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Tammy Gold, LCSW, MSW, CEC, is author of Secrets of the Nanny Whisperer: A Practical Guide for Finding and Achieving the Gold Standard of Care for Your Child (Perigee, January 6, 2015). Founder of Gold Parent Coaching, Gold is one of the most sought-after parenting and childcare experts in the country. She has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and People, and is a frequent guest on TV’s Good Morning America and Today.

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Texting and Sitting: The Dangers Of Distracted Caregivers

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 5:41 PM

It is well documented that texting and smart phone use leads to distracted behavior -- and not just when we're behind the wheel. When it comes to caring for young children, constant cell phone use is blamed for problems ranging from an increase of accidents at the park because parents...

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5 Tips to Prevent Overindulging Your Child During the Holidays

(1) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 10:41 AM

The holidays come with a lot of pressure for parents. Too often they overextend to give their children the gifts they ask for and to "keep up with the Joneses." Parents need to beware of falling into the overindulgence trap during the holidays.

Overemphasizing gift-giving with children...

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All You Need is Love

(3) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 3:20 PM

As a parenting coach and therapist, I am regularly asked how my clients can foster smarter, happier and more confident children. In a time when technology and learning are introduced to children before their first birthday, it seems as though there are always newer and fancier ways to provide advancement...

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Simple Tips for a Safe and Sunny Spring Break

(2) Comments | Posted March 14, 2012 | 4:57 PM

Spring break is a time that every family member anxiously awaits. Parents get to leave their cubicles and mounds of paperwork behind, while children look forward to some quality time with parents and siblings. And what better way to spend this much needed family fun together than soaking up the...

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Safe Spring Cleaning in 2012

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2012 | 3:03 PM

Most think of spring cleaning as a time to sweep away the dirt and clutter that made its way inside during winter, but what most people don't realize is that by cleaning with harsh chemical-based products, they can do more harm than good, especially for parents-to-be and growing families. By...

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