Month: October 2013

Haunting Halloween Recipes

By Catherine McCord
Pizza MummiesPizza Mummies (serves 2)

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • 2 english muffins, cut in half
  • 8 teaspoons pizza sauce
  • 2 mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 3 green olives with pimentos

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Yoga Happy Hour

By Laurie Searle
Laurie SearleAs a trainer and yoga teacher, I know how important it is to mix things up to keep your muscles and mind from getting bored. We all know how hard it is to connect with friends and family so this work out is for the busy mom to feel the burn and have fun while connecting with loved ones.

Happy hour yoga. Don’t get alarmed. It’s not what you are thinking. (more…)

Overcoming Learning Disorders

Does your child need a traditional tutor or an educational therapist?

By Nathalie Kunin
Nathalie KuninMany parents ask us whether their child would benefit from educational therapy instead of traditional tutoring. Each child is unique and has different needs that are addressed by different types of tutors. Educational therapists are highly trained individuals who work with students of all ages who are having difficulty learning in the traditional manner. Educational therapists have specialized training that enables them to identify and treat learning disorders and differences that interfere with the learning process. They are able to diagnose and treat students by utilizing different teaching modalities in order to improve, correct or overcome these disabilities. (more…)

Relieving Mommy Back Pain

Is it sciatica or pelvic girdle pain (PGP)?

By Jennifer Posen
JenniferMore than half of all pregnant women experience some, if not, a significant degree of pelvic and lower back discomfort during their term. And when lower back pain radiates into the buttocks and thighs, it’s often labeled as “sciatica”, a condition that is actually relatively uncommon.

True sciatica, which can be caused by a herniated or budging disc in the lower spine, affects only about 1% of all pregnant women. (more…)