Homemade Summer Popsicles

by Christine Gross-Loh Happy Summer! What conjures up summer for your family? For us it’s a chance to indulge in garden-fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, and frozen treats. One of our favorite things to make and eat are homemade popsicles. I usually keep it minimal – simple popsicles made of orange juice, a few pieces of fresh fruit, and little else are delightful. But there
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Glowing Green Juice

2 cups Romaine Lettuce  2 cups Spinach 3 stalks Celery 1 Granny Smith Apple 1 Pear Juice of 1/2 Lemon a knuckle of Ginger Place all ingredients in juicer and enjoy!


Sunscreen and the Fear of Sunlight

by Alison MacNeil Anyone else wondering about sunscreen and the fear of sunlight? I’m a fan of letting my kids get a little sun in the summer, an eyebrow-raising approach in this day and age. I realized the importance of sunshine on my children’s skin when testing revealed that my son’s Vitamin D levels plummeted after his regression into Autism. It’s been very hard
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Summer Reading List for the Grown Ups

by Alison MacNeil It’s the beginning of the summer, which fills me with a “fresh start” kind of feeling. In June, I crave being less productive, taking naps in our hammock, walking barefoot in the grass, sitting outside under the stars. I love to read and I have such wonderful summer memories of reading late into the night with a flashlight, under a blanket,
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Capital Cities – Safe And Sound (Official Video)


Jill Bellestri’s Cream of Cucumber Soup

Enjoy this fresh, cool, healthy summer recipe! 4 Romaine lettuce leaves chopped (1 1/2 cups) 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 1cup) 1/2 cup of water 1 Tbl. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 avocado chopped 1 Tbl. extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbl. minced fresh herbs, dill, mint, tarroagon or cilantro Place the lettuce, cucumber, water, lemon juice, garlic and
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What’s Going On Elsewhere? Are America’s Health Practices Really The Best?

  by Alison MacNeil I grew up believing America had the best medical system in the world. I didn’t just believe it. I knew it. We dominate in technology. We have the smartest scientists doing the most state-of-the-art research at the world’s top universities and think tanks. We are a global leader in providing humanitarian aid to impoverished nations. I also grew up believing
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Fearless Parent™ Events. Party, Anyone?

Jennifer Margulis is in town to promote her new book — The Business of Baby. We are planning some fun events, partnering up with likeminded authors and practitioners. Party, anyone? If you’d like to be involved, let us know: Cambridge, MA (May 11), NYC (June 4), Summit, NJ (June 5) and Little Silver, NJ (June 7). View our Events List Let us know if you can
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