Three Ways to Appreciate Your Child’s Mind

One of the most precious gifts you can offer your child is your attuned, curious, and attentive mind. Yet in the overwhelm of everyday life, we can often misrecognize and misinterpret our children’s behavior. We may react out of frustration or exhaustion, instead of pausing and thinking and reflecting. In Alistair Cooper and Sheila Redfern’s 2016 book Reflective Parenting: A guide …

Best of the Forums: PAMP Members’ Favorite Toddler-Friendly Activities

Looking for kid- friendly activities for your little ones this summer?  Thankfully, PAMP members have been discussing all their favorites and we’ve compiled a list of all the recommendations which are sure to entertain you and your family this summer! Q–Now that Hidden Villa is closed for the summer and the Junior Museum in PA is being renovated, we are …

CraftBox

CraftBox is a space for friends, colleagues, and family to enjoy each other’s company while being inspired to unleash their creative side by making crafts together.  We provide the space, materials, and tools so that you can make a craft of your choice. We offer 20+ high quality projects ranging from woodwork, leather work, jewelry making, painting and more.  Our …

Positive Re-Direction–The Most Powerful Tool in Your Parenting Toolbox

Your 14-month-old is climbing on a chair and you are afraid that she will fall and hurt herself. Your 3-year-old is playing in the sand area at the park, throwing the sand in the air, and showering other kids with sand. Your 6-year-old is running around the house like a crazy person and roaring like a lion very loudly. What do all these …

A parent from PAMP knows the perfect back to school sitter for you!

UrbanSitter unlocks your personal network to find sitters through friends, coworkers, moms groups (including PAMP!) and your kid’s school. Now, it’s easier than ever to find, book, and pay sitters you trust—for everything from afterschool sitters to carpool help to full-time nannies. Find child care for your back to school needs with PAMP’s exclusive member discount: 25% off UrbanSitter membership, …

Pandia Health

Pandia Health is a birth control delivery service, founded and led by women. We take the hassle out of birth control so you don’t have to run to the pharmacy every month. We provide peace of mind with deliveries and automatic refills. Let us worry, so you don’t have to. Pandia Health is the only female-founded company in the birth …

TouchStone Research

We have a special opportunity for teens ages 9-14 to be a part of a fun in person session for a popular technology company! Please read the below description of the project carefully so that you can determine if this is a good fit for your child. We are looking for a kids (ages 9-14) to participate in paired sessions …

How to Baby-Proof Your Skin Care Routine

You’ve probably got a lot of questions racing through your mind if you’re thinking about getting pregnant, just found out you are, or recently gave birth to your first mini-me. You’re rating about average on the new-parent or almost-parent intensity scale if you find yourself doing any of the following: Second guessing the safety of almost everything – sushi to …

Who’s Ready for Summer Camp?!

Here at The Village Doctor we know that summer is just around the corner when camp paperwork start rolling in, but we recognize that the forms are just one major part of the planning. Whether it is your child’s first or fifth time at summer camp, thorough preparation is the key to ensuring they have an awesome session this year. …

Come Jump with PAMP: Jump Into Summer is Sunday, June 24

We are excited to host another bounce house event for our members and the public less than two weeks away! This popular event combines a variety of different bounce houses and outdoor activities. There will be FOUR bounce houses including a mini one for the smallest bouncers. All houses will be outside in a partially shaded and spacious area. When …