There are many significant milestones you go through as your once “totally dependent” child grows up. Sleepovers are one of these milestones. As a parent, the first time your child gets invited to a sleepover can leave you shaking in your boots. The persistent question, “is my child ready?” can be a pervasive one! There […]
About Michelle Winterstein
Michelle Winterstein is a pediatric social worker with her LCSW. Michelle recently moved back home to Chicago from New York where she had resided for the past 6 years. Michelle earned her Masters of Social Work degree from New York University with a focus on children and adolescents. Upon completion of her graduate work, Michelle was a member of the pediatric team at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. Michelle worked with patients on a large inpatient unit and also worked in multiple outpatient specialty clinics. Additionally, Michelle assisted in the development and implementation of an extensive program focusing on weight control and healthy eating habits in the pediatric population. Michelle has been the recipient of various patient care awards and is passionate about her work with children and families.
As parents, we hope that each of our children is going to hop off the camp bus each afternoon with a smile plastered on their face, eager to tell us about their wonderful day at camp. In reality, this is not always the case. Sometimes, even the simplest issues can make day camp a negative […]