Category Archives: Life & Living with Joanna Gagis

Kaitlin Mulcahy  on Forming a Partnership Between Schools and Parents

Kaitlin Mulcahy, Associate Director of the Center for Autism & Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University, sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss the importance of the relationship between a child’s school and the parents.

“What’s really important is that the school and the parents have a partnership,” Mulcahy says. This entails having similar discipline strategies and parents being aware of what is happening during the day.

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Ambyr Chatzopoulos on Setting Realistic Goals

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Ambyr Chatzopoulos sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss how important it is to set realistic fitness and health goals in order to live a healthy lifestyle.

“If you start setting goals that you aren’t going to be able to hit, you are going to get really frustrated with yourself,” Chatzopoulos says. “Setting realistic goals is one of the most important things that I tell people.”

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Stacey Antine on HealthBarn USA

Stacey Antine, MS, RD, Founder of HealthBarn USA and Author of “Appetite for Life,” sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss the importance of nutrition education for young children and families.

“Kids are so empowered,” Antine says.  “If you really want to make an impact for the future, you’ve got to start with the children.”

The mission of HealthBarn USA is to gift children and families nutritious food through access and in conjunction with nutrition education for their health and happiness.

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