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Today on Home & Family: Monday, September 15th, 2014

Today on Home & Family

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Temporary Metallic Tattoos with Tanya Memme Get inked! Tanya Memme demonstrates how to apply temporary metallic tattoos using a wet sponge. It'll look like you're wearing beautiful jewelry on your skin. The tats last between 3-5 days, plus find out how to remove them sooner. Follow these instructions>>Temporary Metallic Tattoos are available for $8-30 at flashtat.com. They're also sold at Bloomingdale's and amazon.com. Tweet momtrepreneur and DIY expert Tanya Memme @Tanya_Memme. Also, visit her on Facebook and check out TanyaMemme.com.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

The Judges of "Hot Bench"
Order in the court! Judges Tanya Acker, Patricia Dimango, and Larry Bakman discuss Judge Judy's involvement in their new show "Hot Bench." The fiesty threesome take the stand to discuss how the arrangement is modelled after the legal system in Ireland. Learn what the legalese term "hot bench" means and take a sneak peek at some of the real cases they'll be presiding over in the premiere season.
Check your local listings starting Monday, September 15 for Judge Judy's anticipated new courtroom drama, "Hot Bench," as Judges Tanya Acker, Patricia DiMango, and Larry Bakman settle your court cases! Check the show out at HotBench.tv and follow the show on Twitter @HotBenchTV.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Chef Jeff Henderson
Chef Jeff Henderson, host of "Flip My Food with Chef Jeff," shares his inspiring story of reform from incarceration to executive chef. During his 10 year federal prison sentence on drug charges, Chef Jeff learned how to cook behind bars. He turned his life around and has been happily married for 18 years and shares five children with his wife. Now, Chef Jeff travels across the country in a food truck that's been converted into a studio. Along the way, he overhauls recipes to boost flavor and cut fat. Today, he makes cumin and peppercorn rubbed kurobuta pork chops with okra succotash.
Give this recipe a try>>
For more information on Jeff and "Flip My Food," go to flipmyfood.com.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.
Tech Expert Rich DeMuro
Tech expert Rich DeMuro provides us with the specifications of the newly announced Apple Watch. The trending device will be able to track all your activity, such as steps taken and calories burned, and record that information in your synched iPhone as long as it's in close proximity. Plus, it'll feature the capability of sending your heartbeat to a loved one, unlocking your hotel room, and storing credit cards to make purchases without carrying around an entire wallet. Learn what security measures Apple has in place to protect users' privacy. The Apple Watch is priced at $349+ and is set to his the market next year. Plus, the bands are interchangeable if you want to switch it up between leather, stainless steel, and gold.
For more information on the Apple Watch and the latest info on technology, be sure to visit Rich at richdemuro.com.
Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Nathan Gamble
Nathan Gamble makes a splash in the sequel "Dolphin Tale 2." The second installment of the family-friendly film continues following the journey of Winter, the dolphin who learned to swim with a prosthetic tail after amputation, as she gets paired with and bonds with a new companion, another rescued dolphin named Hope. Nathan talks about working with actor Morgan Freeman for a second time and how he's spreading Winter's message as a spokesperson for Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Then, he takes a Seattle Seahawks trivia quiz.
Be sure to check out "Dolphin Tale 2," in theaters everywhere now. For more information, go to dolphintale2.com.
Visit Clearwater Marine Aquarium at www.seewinter.com.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Separation Anxiety Roundtable
Tanya Memme and mommy friends Irina Sardaryan and Sihem Rabbani all send their tots to the same pre-school. The ladies discuss the separation anxiety they face as parents when dropping the kids off at class with emotional goodbyes. And, find out how each of their children are adjusting to being away from home. Get tips and solutions to deal with this milestone transition.
Tweet momtrepreneur and DIY expert Tanya Memme @Tanya_Memme. Also, visit her on Facebook and check out TanyaMemme.com.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Getting Your Kids Off to School with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas has an organized system in place to get your kids out the door in time to catch the schoolbus each morning. She suggests prepping lunches and setting the breakfast nook the night before. Plan an entire week's worth of outfits ahead of time and arrange each family member's toiletries in a basket to be ready for their morning routine. To make sure nothing gets forgotten at home, keep backpacks on the door handle with sneakers and socks.
Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare talk with the Judges of the new courtroom show “Hot Bench”, about how three Judges are better than one.  Actor, Nathan Gamble shares stories about his animal co-stars in his new family film, “Dolphin Tale 2”.  Tanya Memme shares her daughters’ first day at school as we discuss separation anxiety.  Host of “Flip My Food”, Chef Jeff Henderson shares his amazing journey from felon to successful executive chef. Tech Expert, Rich DeMuro tells us what to expect with the new Apple iWatch and why wearable tech is the next big thing.  Take the stress out of the early morning rush to get the kids to school with Kym Douglas. Cristina kicks off Football season with Football shaped Whoopie Pies! Make your own “tattoos” using aluminum foil with Tanya Memme.  Then, Dr. J.J. Levenstein and Debbie Matenopoulos give us an update on Debbie’s pregnancy and what to expect as she enters the home stretch.

Football Whoopie Pies
Cristina intercepts whoopie pies from the Amish community in Pennsylvania who's credited for creating the recipe. She becomes the MVP of the kitchen today with this tasty treat. Crisitina first incorporates ingredients into a batter and then molds scoops of batter into the shape of a football. Once it's baked, she fills the sandwich with frosting and then draws laces on top.
Score big with this recipe>>

Baby Update with Debbie Matenopoulos & Dr. JJ Levenstein
Board certified pediatrician Dr. JJ Levenstein, MD, FAAP answer Debbie Matenopoulos' burning pregnancy questions. Now in her third trimester, the first-time expectant mom is in the final stretch and experiencing a whole new set of symptoms. Dr. JJ explains the elasticity of a woman's body during pregnancy and the role of amniotic fluid. Also, learn all about how a baby in a breech position can impact delivery. Plus, Debbie shares personal video from her most recent baby shower and new sonogram images of her son or daughter.
Follow TV personality and style expert Debbie Matenopoulos on Twitter @IAmDebbieM. Her first cookbook, "It's All Greek to Me," is available in stores now and at amazon.com.
Take parenting classes instructed by Dr. Levenstein online by visiting www.momassembly.com. To learn more about parents' concerns with kids go to her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheMDMoms. Also, find helpful parenting products at the website Dr. Levenstein co-founded and serves as president of, www.mdmoms.com.
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