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Behind-the-Scenes: A Day in the Life of Boca’s Best Pediatricians

They say you have to see it to believe it. Especially when it comes to the best pediatrician in Boca who keeps South Florida parents raving since the office’s inception nearly 3 years ago! With one of the most exclusive waiting lists in town (that’s just beginning to opening up), it’s no wonder Boca VIPediatrics remains at the top of any parent’s list when choosing a pediatrician.

A concept designed BY busy parents, FOR busy parents, this pediatric smart office is way more than your average doctor’s office…it’s an experience! One that you have to just see to believe. Indeed there is a better way to take your children to the doctor.

I got a sneak peek behind-the-scenes tour of Boca VIPediatrics with none other than Boca’s best pediatrician (now pediatricians, plural!), Dr. Chad Rudnick, MD and Dr. Paul Gilbert, MD. Join me as we walk the VIPediatrics red carpet, go behind the velvet rope and find out just how these doctors make magic happen for Boca kids every day through a concept that is blowing the minds of busy parents.

Best pediatrician in Boca

Upon entering the office, you’ll find a beautiful empty waiting room. (Wait, what?) That’s because Boca VIPediatrics only schedules one family at a time for well visits to the office. Your child gets a completely private office visit, with no annoying wait times, and no sick kids anywhere in sight.

Best pediatrician in Boca
Often referred to as the “no-wait room,” we wait for you to arrive, instead of the other way around.

Suppose you don’t know whether you need to come to the office or not. We’ve all had those parenting moments of, “Should I take my kid to the doctor?” You don’t have to guess with these docs. Why? Because you can email, text, or call their cell phone directly 24/7.

That can’t be true, right? Oh, but it is. Within seconds of texting or emailing your question such as, “What should I do about this rash?” or “We have a fever of 102,” or “Can I send you a video of his inner ear so you can check for an ear infection?”, you get a response from the best pediatrician in Boca. And yes, their office has the tools and smart office capabilities that can turn your smart phone into an otoscope or stethoscope to screen for ear infections or listen to coughs from anywhere you might be!

Best pediatrician in Boca
Dr. Gilbert checking out a rash on his phone. He can diagnose and give a treatment plan without this mom having to leave the house.

If you do arrive at their office location in central Boca, you’ll be taken into one of the 3 exam rooms: The Rock Star Room, The Movie Star Room, or The Sport Star Room. VIPs may also find little surprises along the way like their favorite movie playing on the TV, a favorite snack, a virtual reality headset to help ease their anxiety, or even an impromptu bubble party.

Best pediatrician in Boca
Bubble parties are our jam!

Once it’s time for the exam to begin, you’ll find that Dr. Rudnick/Dr. Gilbert have no opening act and no understudies. Meaning quite simply, there are no other staff members poking or prodding your child. You get the best pediatrician in Boca running your entire visit, whether they’re administering vaccines or personally escorting your child to the lab, every single time.

Best pediatrician in Boca

Sometimes, the exam comes directly to you. That means the best pediatrician in Boca comes to your house for a house call visit (black bag and everything!). So rather than taking your newborn out and about to a doctor’s office, or your sick older child when it’s after hours and you’re trying to find an urgent care that’s still open…you’ve got a doctor on call for you and in your pocket 24/7.

Best pediatrician in Boca
A sensible light-saber battle before heading out to a house call on May the 4th (AKA Star Wars Day)

When it comes down to it, your family ends up having a real relationship with your pediatrician, so you have someone who knows your child when it comes to what’s most important…their health. And, these Boca kids aren’t complaining about receiving the VIP service (nor are their parents).

Best pediatrician in Boca
The house calls always remind me of the personalized style of medicine I set out to practice. I get to do my exam in the comfort of the family’s home and really get to know everybody.

Best pediatrician in Boca

Best pediatrician in Boca
With longer, unhurried appointments, we get to know our VIP families really well. This is the style of care practiced back in the old days, when the pediatrician knew the whole family!

Best pediatrician in Boca

Best Pediatrician in Boca

The cornerstone of any “best pediatrician” title is the reviews. With a slew of 5 star Facebook reviews from parents of kids of all ages, it’s no wonder families come from Ft. Lauderdale, Wellington, Palm Beach, and even Orlando (!!!) for their child’s care with Boca VIPediatrics. And with the convenience, access, and personalized level of VIP care, the reviews are not just ‘5 star’, they are glowing.

But don’t take my word for it! Check out their overwhelmingly rave reviews HERE.

I’m being told spots are going very quickly! To find out more about your child becoming a VIP with Boca VIPediatrics, fill out their online contact form here (www.bocavipediatrics.com/contact) or call (561) 923-9635.


Sponsored: This best pediatrician in Boca post was sponsored by Boca VIPediatrics. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider and please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I was compensated for this post, but all opinions are mine.

Nikita Hair Boca Raton Opened with FREE Cuts for All!

What does Scandinavia have in common with South Florida? GREAT HAIR! Nikita Hair Boca Raton, one of Europe’s leading hairdresser chains, will be the first stateside outpost of the popular salon.

And to celebrate,  Nikita Hair USA will offer FREE Haircuts for everyone in our fair city on May 17th! No appointments needed.

Nikita Hair Boca Raton

Nikita Hair Boca Raton Grand Opening

DATE: May 17, 2017

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. No appointments necessary!

LOCATION: Nikita Hair Boca Raton at 193 E Palmetto Park Rd.

RSVP: YES, I WILL BE THERE

Nikita Hair Boca Raton

A little background on Nikita Hair…

Nikita Hair started in Scandinavia in 1984. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, they have stood the test of time with their stylists trained to the very highest standards and with true hair passion to give clients and guests a great feeling.

The salon presents a new concept focusing on wellness and treatments

Founder Inger Ellen Nicolaisen and her daughter Christinah Nicolaisen have enjoyed the success of not only growing such a monumental hair chain across Europe, but they will also reveal their new and bestselling product line, Eleni & Chris at their Nikita Hair Boca Raton grand opening. Exciting stuff!

Nikita Hair Boca Raton

Our hair can’t wait to see what it’s all about! Welcome to Boca Raton, FL…and the U.S. Nikita Hair!

Don’t forget to RSVP MBMoms. Just clickYES, I WILL BE THERE

Sponsored: This blog post is sponsored by Nikita Hair Boca Raton. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own. They are not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider and please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

NEW Swim Program Introduced at South Palm Beach County YMCA

Summer is here mamas…despite the recent *bonus* cool front we received last weekend. That means swimming pools and splash pads galore to cool your kids off during the next 6-8 months of sizzling weather in South Florida! We are so excited to partner with the YMCA of South Palm Beach County (basically, the Boynton and Boca locations) to talk about swim safety AND the new YMCA swim program they just introduced.

NEW Progressive YMCA Swim Program

NEW Progressive YMCA Swim Program

The YMCA’s NEW Progressive Swim Program will help local parents make sure their kiddos learn essential water safety skills. This can open up a world of possibilities for children to satisfy their curiosity safely.

Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury. It is a necessity, especially in Florida.

The YMCA swim program is arranged by progressive stages and children are placed in lessons according to their skill and age. Within the levels, swimmers will learn skills such as personal safety, breath control and other fundamental swimming skills they will be able to use throughout their lifetime. Here’s how the classes are divided:

NEW Progressive YMCA swim program

What about the instructors?

YMCA swim program instructors are nationally certified and their training includes:

  • CPR
  • AED
  • First Aid
  • Oxygen Administration

You’ll never have to worry that your child’s instructor isn’t anything less than top notch and professional.

NEW Progressive YMCA Swim Program


Visit here for swim lessons information in Boynton Beach. For more information, please contact our Aquatics Director, Cindy Dube: 561-536-1406 or cdube@ymcaspbc.org.

Visit here for swim lessons information in Boca Raton. For more information, please contact our Aquatics Director, Clairissa Myatt: 561-237-0951 or cymatt@ymcaspbc.org.

NEW Progressive YMCA Swim Program


Sponsored: This post is sponsored by the YMCA Swim Program. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own. They are not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider and please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

Sugar Sand Park’s ‘Especially for Kids’ Event Scheduled for 5/20/17

May is for KIDS! Sugar Sand Park Community Center will be hosting two special engagements this month. The first? Sugar Sand Park EFK! The 3rd ­annual Especially for Kids Family Event, designed for kids with special needs and abilities and their families, will be held Saturday, May 20th! Save the date and time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. 

Sugar Sand Park EFK

Sugar Sand Park EFK – 3rd Annual Especially for Kids Event includes:
  • Exclusive “after hours” access to the Children’s Science Explorium exhibits
  • Science demonstrations
  • Carousel rides with accommodations for wheelchairs and sound modifications
  • Glitter tattoos
  • Arts & crafts
  • Photo souvenirs
  • Resource fair exhibitors
  • A dance room and an available quiet room
  • A food ticket for each registrant that includes pizza from Tomasso’s and a snow cone from Kona Ice and more!

Sugar Sand Park EFK

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will lead parent forums throughout the evening. They will discuss everyday issues surrounding kids with autism and related disorders. Local parents are encouraged to engage, ask questions and bring up topics of their choice.


Sugar Sand Park Exclusive Screening of SWIM TEAM

The second event Sugar Sand Park is hosting in May is a special pre-release film screening of the documentary, SWIM TEAM. 

DATE/TIME: May 14th at 1:00 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park EFK

Film summary: Winning awards and accolades around the country, documentarian Lara Stolman follows a trio of autistic athletes as they learn to compete and reach for independent adulthood, as they train with high expectations and zero pity. SWIM TEAM chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning.

Both of these events are FREE, but all attendees must pre-register at least 24 hours beforehand. You can register in person at the Sugar Sand Park Community Center. Register online at www.sugarsandpark.org/special-needs-programs or call 561-347-3900 for more information.

Sugar Sand Park EFK


Sponsored: This post is sponsored by Sugar Sand Park EFK. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own. They are not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

Meet Dr. Popper, Boca’s Up & Coming Pediatric Dental Expert

Mamas, there’s a new Boca Raton pediatric dentist in town! I’m especially excited about this because #dailybocaavery’s last appointment with our pediatric dentist was less than stellar.

Long story short: my husband took our 3-year-old daughter to her appointment (for a standard cleaning) and she freaks out. So the dental hygienist’s proposed solution to him is…”maybe mommy should bring her in next time.” My husband was so insulted! I don’t blame him either. He was just doing his best. Geez!

Boca Raton pediatric dentist

It was meant to be when I connected with Dr. Drew Popper, who just opened up a NEW Boca Raton pediatric dentist office, Junior Smiles.

A former camp counselor, Dr. Popper knew at a very young age he wanted to work with children. He’s also very focused on the preventative side of dentistry. Dr. Popper does everything he can to teach children and their parents about proper oral hygiene to avoid getting any cavities. That is key…especially if you have a kid prone to freaking out at the dentist like I do!

Here’s what I learned about Boca’s up and coming pediatric dental expert…

Boca Raton pediatric dentist, Dr. Drew Popper of Junior Smiles

Boca Raton Pediatric Dentist: Dr. Drew Popper of Junior Smiles

Tell us a little bit about your background…and yourself!

I’m originally from Madison, CT and went to college at Boston University. Upon graduation, I earned my master’s degree in Oral Health Science at Boston University and also attended dental school there. I’m proud to say I was #1 in my class after the first year and graduated in the top 5 (out of over 100 students in the class overall).

Like you mentioned, I have always had a passion for working with children.  I was a lifeguard/swim instructor and counselor at a sleep-a-way camp from 15-18 years old.  My two-year residency program was with NYU Lutheran Medical Center based out of Brooklyn where I earned my pediatric specialty certificate. I am also trained in general anesthesia cases through Tampa General Hospital.

Why open a pediatric dental office in Boca Raton?
My grandmother lived in Boca for as long as I can remember and I have been visiting since I was a young child. Twelve years ago, my parents moved here full time and Boca feels like home to me now! It’s a wonderful community with amazing families. I am excited to be able to treat them and offer them a genuine and overall wonderful experience, like so many people in the area have given me.
 
What makes you and your office different?
In addition to my focus on the preventative side of dentistry, I try to create a really fun environment for my young patients! I want them to have a positive experience, so they will actually look forward to coming back.
Believe it or not, I allow parents back in my treatment rooms and I also have a lot of experience with special needs patients.
Junior Smiles allots an ample amount of time for each appointment, so I can personally sit down with each family and go over everything with them.
We accept most insurance too and are offering a free cleaning to new patients*!
*with purchase of exam, fluoride treatment, and X-rays
Boca Raton pediatric dentist
Boca parents tend to be a special breed. How will your office cater to them?
As a Boca Raton pediatric dentist, I am happy to cater to local parents! Each and every one of my patients is always treated as an individual and we can customize care to each family’s needs.

We are also located in the Reserve Shopping Plaza, which is an ideal Boca location for many families with young children.


Contact Junior Smiles for your first appointment!
Phone: 561-210-7788
9930 Clint Moore Rd

Boca Raton, FL 33496


Sponsored: This Boca Raton pediatric dentist blog post was sponsored by Junior Smiles. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information and I have been compensated, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

Shrek the Musical Came to Delray’s Crest Theatre for 2 Nights Only!

Spring musicals weren’t really “a thing” when I was in high school. Boca High didn’t have the auditorium facilities it does now, so it was pretty much cheerleading and football and basketball games for me! Now working with (and at) Grandview Preparatory School, it has given me a second chance to be a part of a springtime musical…as a parent spectator of course. 😉 This year, Grandview is putting on Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach at the Crest Theatre May 5-6 (2017)…and it’s a must-see!

Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach

#dailybocaavery is beside herself with excitement waiting to see Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach. She’s watched the show on Netflix, but can’t wait to take in the show in person. Me either!

Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach at the Crest Theatre

SUMMARY: Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR. It is based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairy tale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek.  One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairy tale misfits. They have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task. If he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.

Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach

DATES/TIMES: Showtime is at 7:00 p.m. on May 5th and 6th at the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach.
COST:  Tickets are $20 each. Children under 3 sitting in a lap do not need a ticket. Tickets can be purchased at Grandview’s front office (336 Spanish River Blvd. NW in Boca Raton) or by calling 561-416-9737.

Sponsored: This Shrek the Musical in Delray Beach blog post was sponsored by Grandview Preparatory School. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

Greek Heroes Came to Life at Sugar Sand Park’s “Star Stories” Puppet Show (4/15/17)

What happens when Greek heroes descend upon Boca Raton? You get an epic shadow puppet show perfect for the whole family! Sugar Sand Park Star Stories: Greek Myths – A Shadow Puppet Show is coming to the Willow Theater THIS SATURDAY, April 15th (2017).

My daughter is currently obsessed with Disney’s Hercules, the movie of course, and we can’t wait to see this show!

Sand Park Star Stories

Your family will encounter ancient heroes with super powers! You’ll meet Zeus, the king of the gods, with the power of thunder and lightning. See Perseus and the snake-haired Medusa. Accomplished puppeteer, Katie Adams, brings these mythic Greek heroes to life with colorful shadow puppets, storytelling and audience participation.

The night sky is full of star constellations and the ancient Greeks named them after their awesome myths and folktales. At Sugar Sand Park Star Stories, see the tales and the star constellations that go with them!

Sand Park Star Stories

Stories will include Pandora’s Box, Perseus and Pegasus, Icarus, and Baucis and Philemon. And the best part? The show is only 45 minutes long, so it’s sure to keep even the little ones’ attention. These amazing stories are sure to inspire young audiences to learn more about the stars and to read Greek myths.

Sand Park Star Stories

Sugar Sand Park Star Stories Details: Rated G

TIME: Saturday, April 15 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

COST: Adults $8 and Children 12 and under are $6*

ABOUT THE PERFORMER: Katie Adams is a professional puppeteer whose shows invite you on a journey of imagination, inspiration and edification. Katie has been a professional puppet artist since 1986, and she loves to bring puppet shows to audiences all over the southeast and beyond. Katie lives in Tampa with her husband and daughter. Katie is a member of the Puppeteers of America and the National Storytelling Network. Check out her website at: www.katieadamstheater.com.

*Family Shows include juice & cookies with each child’s ticket after the show and attendees of all ages must have a ticket.


Sponsored: This post is sponsored by Sugar Sand Park Star Stories. All opinions expressed in this blog post about the show are my own. They are not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider and please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

$2 Printable Luvs Coupon Now Available!

This Printable Luvs coupon review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine.


South Florida mom coupon alert! Besides wine and coffee, do you know what I love saving money on most?

The answer is…DIAPERS.

Printable Luvs Coupon #ShareTheLuv

#dailybocaavery may be potty trained during the day, but we are still shelling out diaper money for overnight use. And those diapers need to WORK! The official diaper of experienced parents, Luvs Ultra Leakguard Diapers with NightLock Plus™ are softer and more absorbent than before*, with large stretch tabs for easy fastening, ultra-leakage protection and a money-back guarantee.

printable Luvs coupon
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Luvs provide features babies and parents need for less cost than premium brands.

I have some great news! Luvs is sharing the LOVE and offering opportunities to save on diapers for the rest of this month with a $2 print-at-home coupon offer.

  • This week, visit THIS LINK to access a Luvs coupon of $2 off any one diaper pack.
  • Print the coupon at home and use it at any mass, discount or grocery stores where Luvs Diapers are sold.
  • All Luvs Diapers are included in this particular offer, except trial/travel size diaper packs.

Luvs diapers are available in sizes newborn through 6, feature fun designs in every pack, and can be found at mass, discount and grocery stores where baby care products are sold. And don’t forget about their money-back guarantee! They feel so strongly about our diapers that we’ve guaranteed them! If you aren’t satisfied with the leakage protection of Luvs, we’ll refund your money.  See our website, www.luvsdiapers.com, for details.

Time to print and shop!


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It’s Circus, It’s Science, It was SATURDAY (3/25/17) at Sugar Sand Park!

The GRAND OPENING of the Science Playground isn’t the only exciting event happening at Sugar Sand Park this Saturday, March 25th! Local families are invited to the circus! “It’s Circus, It’s Science”, Rated G, debuts at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Willow Theater.

It's Circus, It's Science Sugar Sand Park 2017

This two person show will explore the “science of the circus” and help kids familiarize themselves with scientific concepts, the laws and principles of physics such as:

  • Balance
  • Gravity
  • Momentum
  • Centrifugal force
  • Motion and more!

It's Circus, It's Science Sugar Sand Park 2017

These will be brought to life by a talented staff of clowns! They will be using juggling, ball spinning, unicycling, human pyramid building, and a variety of other fun circus skills to illustrate what lies behind the “science” of circus movement.

“It’s Circus… It’s Science” helps kids familiarize themselves with scientific concepts first-hand in a fun and funny environment.

Sounds like a great Sugar Sand Saturday to me! Make a note MBMoms– we’ll be featuring this event again in this week’s Weekend Events Roundup post as well.

It's Circus, It's Science Sugar Sand Park 2017

It’s Circus, It’s Science Show Info

WHEN: Saturday, March 25 at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

COST: Adults $10; Children 12 & under $8*; Tickets can be purchased in person at the Box Office, by calling 561.347.3948, or online at www.willowtheatre.org.

*Family Shows include juice & cookies with each child’s ticket after the show. Attendees of all ages must have a ticket.


Sponsored: This post is sponsored by Sugar Sand Park. All opinions expressed in this blog post about the It’s Circus, It’s Science show are my own. They are not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

Social Skills Group Options for Kids in Boca Raton

Jennifer Bishop’s speciality AND passion is working with children and their parents. Through her local counseling practice, she provides a safe and nurturing environment that allows for healing to occur inside of relationships. This allows children and families to soar above the troubles that face them, finding the happiness they long for. Jennifer Bishop Counseling also offers a Social Skills Group for kids in Boca Raton.

Bottom line? Her goal is for families to find healing and lasting happiness.

As a parent, it can be overwhelming to think about taking your child to therapy! I personally would be beyond anxious. You’d probably wonder what therapy would “look like” for your child and what to expect. Or honestly, does your child really even need therapy?

Social skills group for kids in Boca

Often, children show us how they are feeling through their behaviors. Whether a child is withdrawn, anxious, having tantrums or being aggressive, these behaviors are a form of communication. Even the most verbal children struggle with finding words and descriptions for their experiences.

For some children, social interactions are problematic. Social Skills training allows children to learn and practice these skills in a safe environment with others. The combination of impulsivity, immaturity and difficulty reading social cues can lead to poor peer relationships. Learning to get along with others is a challenge!

This Social Skills group for kids in Boca is designed for children to be engaged in social learning opportunities. The material taught is adapted to promote effective socialization and communication skills.

Social skills group for kids in Boca

The Social Skills Group for Kids in Boca is designed for children who have:
  • difficulty in social situations
  • anxiety around others
  • performance anxiety
  • worry frequently
  • difficulty reading social cues
  • require constant redirection
  • push limits and boundaries
  • focus and concentration issues
By attending this Social Skills group for kids in Boca, children will address and learn skill sets, such as:
  • Responsibility to bring work to school/class
  • Discipline to ignore distractions and to increase focus and attention
  • Delayed Gratification, ability to set a goal
  • Courage to join in with others
  • Outward focused thinking, compliment others
  • Vulnerability and asking others for a favor
  • Empathy – see how another person is feeling
  • Managing fear and worries
  • Tolerating feelings, to use self-control when angry, scared or upset
  • How to handle being teased or bullied, feelings of shame or embarrassment
  • Staying present, learning to relax and self-soothe
  • How to appropriately negotiate –vs-  manipulation
  • What are your feelings and how to express them
  • How to ask for permission / boundaries
  • Accepting consequences and learning limits

Group counseling can be a powerful and valuable venue for healing and growth. Many children naturally learn from their environment without any help. However, when children are struggling with emotional or behavioral concerns, they often need a structured environment where that have opportunities to learn those same skill sets.

Social skills group for kids in Boca

In the group format, participants slow down their reactions and responses so they can see the scene. Through the use of cueing, mirroring, modeling, prompting, role-playing and reinforcement, participants practice and sustain participating in everyday activities. This safe environment allows participants to try new behaviors and to receive positive responses, thus affording them the self-confidence to bring these new skills outside of group.

The process of group counseling, expressive therapies and working with a licensed therapist allows children to communicate what is sometimes difficult or impossible to put into words. This Social Skills group for kids in Boca Raton also helps children feel understood. They gain skills and a sense of achievement, providing ownership of their successes. The group also encourages children to build trust in a safe environment.

We only want the best for our kids, right?

Social Skills Group Details: Jennifer Bishop Counseling
  • Runs weekly and for 1 hour
  • Two groups available: one for boys ages 7-10 and one for girls ages 5-8
  • Each participant completes an intake to determine eligibility for group before beginning and to determine goals with the family

Visit the Jennifer Bishop Counseling WEBSITE for more details and how to register.


Sponsored: This Social Skills Group for kids in Boca Raton post was sponsored by Jennifer Bishop Counseling. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor and any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information and I was compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.