2010

How to make Puerto Rican Coquito

WEPAAAAA! COQUITO TIME!  By: Amy Vega-Guobadia You can’t have the holidays in a Puerto Rican home with out Coquito. Coquito is the Puerto Rican version of eggnog. When my grandmother moved to Puerto Rico three years ago, she took the recipe with her. After searching and searching for a good recipe, I found it. I changed it for the right taste. Now I have been given the job of always

How to make Puerto Rican pasteles

By Amy Vega Guobadia Here’s a recipe famous in Puerto Rican households during the holiday. As far as I can remember my grandma made Pasteles for every winter holiday. Unfortunately, my grandma took her recipe with her to Puerto Rico eight years ago. After a few years of not having this traditional food, I searched the internet for the recipe. The first two attempts, I got the recipes from different sites

BronxMama Review: Kids in Motion OT, PLLC

By BronxMama Lisa Quinones-Fontanez When my son, Norrin, was diagnosed with autism in 2008, I struggled to find services that would meet his needs. In May 2009, when I wanted to incorporate a sensory gym into Norrin’s IEP, I worried one couldn’t be found in the Bronx. I was more than thrilled to have found one in Riverdale: Kids in Motion, a pediatric occupational therapy sensory gym. The occupational therapists

BronxMama Review: Bronx Dance Theatre

By: BronxMama Amy Guobadia The fall semester at Bronx Dance Theatre began on September 11 and my dancers can’t wait. This will be my daughter’s, Becky, 2nd year at BDT and my son’s, Alex, 1st full year. Last year Becky took Ballet and Hip-Hop for the summer. Alex started off in the summer with Creative Moment. Starting Saturday, Becky will be continuing with Ballet and Alex will be taking Pre-Ballet/Tap

Where to host a pony birthday in the Bronx

Updated since original publish date Looking for a place to ride ponies in the Bronx? If you’re looking for ideas for an outdoor birthday party, we’ve got a fun but simple suggestion- the Bronx Equestrian Center. A few years back we celebrated my oldest daughter Briana’s 4th birthday there, and it was such a fun party for all of the kids who attended. A party at the Bronx Equestrian Center