The Chopping Block first opened our doors in a small cottage in Lincoln Park on April 4, 1997, during a time when recreational cooking schools were unheard of. Since then, we’ve grown to two locations (Lincoln Square and Merchandise Mart) and have spent the past
by David Modica
It’s been proven that consuming a well-balanced diet of clean, whole foods can assist you in overcoming physical and emotional fatigue. A strategically placed snack may provide you with the boost you need to get through your next set of Monday blues.
By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago
Just like “Take Your Kid to Work Day,” bringing your pup to the office can be an exciting way to bond with your pet and expose them to some new experiences. However, all too often the experience you find is more
By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Have you felt frustrated by your child interrupting your conversations? Does your child have difficulty waiting his turn with friends? Does your child continue to touch objects in your house that you have told her not to? Learning
Courtesy of Black Bear Academy
April is occupational therapy awareness month! It is important to know the meaning behind what OT’s do and how they promote your child’s daily sense of success. Occupational therapists work with individuals to promote engagement in meaningful everyday life activities
By Patrick Butler
Like New Jersey transplant, Craig Fass, Cheryl Malizewski didn’t start out expecting to run a neighborhood business in Northcenter.
The Texas-born Malizewski opened her women’s clothing shop at 4357 N. Lincoln Ave., after a few years working for pharmaceutical sales before deciding
By Patrick Butler
Have you ever stood in the baking aisle at the grocery store staring at the wall of chocolate available wondering which one you should choose? Chips or bar? Semi-sweet or bittersweet? And just what is white chocolate?
Chocolate is a complex ingredient that can be
Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
As spring break approaches, many students and their families are anticipating some time away. Part of planning for a trip involves preparing for potential problem situations beforehand. Because kids tend to misbehave when they need attention or direction, focusing
From Swedish Covenant Hospital
Swedish Covenant Hospital continues our commitment of promoting heart health to patients and the community. We asked some of our board-certified physicians, certified trainers and dietitians what heart healthy advice they practice. Here’s what they shared
Take time out for yourself.