October 2017
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Allergies: Gluten-free food is popping up everywhere, and it’s about time. For years, people diagnosed with celiac disease, or those given a more obscure diagnosis of non-celiac gluten sensitivity, have spent time and money restructuring their meal plans to ensure that the food they eat only includes gluten-free ingredients. Read more…
Babies: As parents we do everything in our power to avoid an uncomfortable and painful rash for our little ones, but realistically, even the most diligent parent may have to deal with diaper rash in the first few years of parenthood. Knowing the common culprits of diaper rash and how to treat it will help keep baby happy and rash free. Read more…
Feeding Your Family: School has started and parents are back to the hustle and bustle. As a working mom and nutritionist, Scarsdale resident and mother of three, Toby Amidor knows how difficult it can be to carve out the time for healthy home cooking. In her book, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go, (Rockridge Press, 2017) Amidor shares her tricks and tips to efficient and enjoyable meal preparation. Following her instruction makes it possible to enjoy fresh and flavorful meals on even the most hectic days. Read more…
Feeding Your Family: You are, quite literally, what you eat! Every food and drink we ingest either becomes synthesized into our cells or “filtered” through our natural detoxification system – the liver, kidneys, intestines, respiratory tract, skin and lymphatic system. Read more…
Hot Topics: One of my most vivid childhood memories is of sitting in a chair in the middle of my backyard in the heat of a Florida summer with a towel wrapped around my head. Under the towel my hair was coated in mayonnaise. And, of course, the kids next door came over to see what I was doing. Read more…

Stuttering

Stuttering

Tweens: School is back in session and teachers have become acquainted with their students. Most children have some sort of challenge in the classroom and for some that can be stuttering. Being knowledgeable on how to help the child who stutters is critical for their educational and social development. Read more…

Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House

Travel: For the last 140 years Mohonk Mountain House has become a legendary family travel institution. Originally, Albert K. Smiley acquired a 10-room inn along with 280 surrounding acres of exquisite grounds. Since then, Mohonk Mountain House has become a National Historic Landmark. The resort has been owned by the same family all these years, which is what’s at the core of Mohonk’s emphasis on embracing family closeness and unity. Read more…
Tweens: I’m lying next to my beautiful, sweet daughter trying to comfort her as she flips and turns in a fitful, uncomfortable sleep after a day of chemotherapy. She tries hard not to fully wake up because that will bring on the debilitating nausea. I will her to stay asleep because she is just too sad to be awake tonight. I’m a cancer mom. Read more…

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Therapies: Ask 5-year-old Ethan Pimentel who his favorite doctor is and he’s sure to shout – Dr. Smith! Ethan, who has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, began seeing pediatric pysical therapist Dana Smith a year and a half a go and he’s made excellent progress. Visit the offices of Smith on October 19th as she holds her OPEN HOUSE. 929-335-4378. westchesterpediaricpt.com. Read more…
Tweens: Now that school is well under way, many parents are asking themselves if their child needs some additional educational assistance. There are many situations when tutoring can be extremely beneficial. Read more…
Tweens: Under the direction of husband and wife Mario LaStrada and Maria Bai, Central Park Dance opened its original doors in 1982 with just one teacher and a few dozen students. Co-founder and Artistic Director Maria Bai offered classes in ballet, tap, jazz and creative movement in the basement of Dobbs Ferry’s Zion Episcopal Church. Read more…

The Perfect Pumpkin

The Perfect Pumpkin

Holidays: Throughout October, many farms let you scour the fields for your ideal pumpkin, and pick it right off the vine. Some offer more than just a pumpkin patch, with fall festivals featuring live music, natural and delicious food, hayrides, spooky haunted houses and more. Picking your own pumpkin is the perfect fall activity that the whole family will enjoy! Read more…
Tweens: For 25 years, music has been a passion for guitarist and songwriter Dave Meyers who lives near Carmel, N.Y. But more recently, Meyers has been sharing that passion with autistic and other special needs children, and it has made a big impact on their lives – and his own. Read more…
Contests: Enter now to win a family 4-Pack of tickets to see this classic holiday tale live on stage at The Palace Theatre. Read more…
Contests: One lucky family can win a MIOS, the new compact stroller from CYBEX. The MIOS stroller weighs only 19.2 pounds and measures 19.7 inches in width, redefining urban mobility. Read more…

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