Helping Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies

Before stocking up on Halloween candy this year, consider this: according to Food Allergy Research and Education Inc., 1 in every 13 trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell may have a food allergy. The top eight food allergens that cause about 90% of reactions are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish; reactions to allergens vary from mild symptoms of itchy mouth or throat to very severe consequences like anaphylaxis. Aside from having a food allergy, there are... read more

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BOO! Top 5 NYC Halloween Picks

Halloween is definitely one of our favorite holidays of the year as speech pathologists. We do tons of activities with our children like carving pumpkins, making pumpkin pie, creating spooky decorations, and more! And since we live in one of … read more

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Beating the Baby Blues

For many women, it’s the happiest time in their lives. Yet for others, it’s an overwhelming time filled with emotions of loneliness and sadness. About 13 percent of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, and another 80 percent report … read more

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Independent School Fairs

According to my older son, the start to fall means one thing – and it’s not caramel apples. Fall means homework has started again! It also means that for many of you (and especially those with children from baby to six) … read more

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Top Carousels in New York City

One of our favorite things to do in NYC is going on a hunt for carousels. Seeing your children’s faces light up once you get there is priceless! As speech therapists, we’ve even taken some of our younger kiddos on … read more

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Top Sprinklers in NYC

Wow! This heat wave is intense – let the water babies out!  Since it’s so hot out these days, we wanted to write to you about the best sprinklers in the city. We often take children to play in the … read more

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Family Fitness in NYC

Summertime in NYC: moms are out with their babies, joggers are running along the river and groups of people are meeting up for fitness boot camps. Take another look and you’ll also see families stretching, doing obstacle courses and engaged … read more

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Finding the Right Real Estate Agent for Your Divorce

Dividing the marital home after a divorce can often be an uphill battle, and so it is important to have a real estate agent who understands the difficulty of your situation – handling it both delicately and effectively. Not every … read more

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NY Family Expo 2015

Here are just a few of the many incredible brands and vendors we met at the New York Family Baby Expo: Motorola pediped Bitybean Pager Jane Stokke We also met and connected with hundreds of parents! Here is a picture … read more

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Top NYC Spring Activities & Ways to Promote Speech and Language

The weather is finally getting warmer and there are tons of things to do outside to celebrate spring! We recommend that parents encourage new vocabulary and language when outside. Feel free to talk about the beautiful spring colors you are … read more

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