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February 2014
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Halstrom Academy’s Hopeful Ratio of 1:1

February 3, 2014 • 2014, Community, Cover Story, February 2014, People & Profiles, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

How Halstrom Academy is helping young Olympic hopefuls pursue their dreams This month the Winter Olympics take place in Russia, where young people from all over the globe will show their stuff. It’s easy to watch them fly twenty feet above a half-pipe, smoothly land a triple lutz on ice or lean into the downhill Super [&hellip...

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Showcasing Young Talent

February 3, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, February 2014, People & Profiles, Special Events, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

For young students, it doesn’t take much more than the promise of an award to elicit excitement about a school project – especially an art project. For many students across Orange County, the promise of a countywide competition is enough to send them into...

Kids Cook with OC’s Best

February 3, 2014 • 2014, Community, Cooking & Dining Out, February 2014, People & ProfilesComments (0)

Orange County is home to some of the most exciting and progressive cuisine in the country, and a lot of it is inspired by kids. We caught up with some of Orange County’s finest to see who they cook for… and with. •• CHEF GARIEL CALIENDO Executive...

Kids & Copyrights: It’s Never Too Early to Protect Creative Work

February 3, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Expert Advice, February 2014, Money Matters, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Three weeks before the horror of 9-11 my older son finished his Eagle Project, a reprinting of a World War II book for our service people who are in harm’s way. For a thirteen year old, it was a monumental feat that had taken over three years to finish: a...

If Your Teenager…

February 3, 2014 • 2014, February 2014, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

If your teenager has begun to gradually incorporate a British accent into his or her dialogue, then he or she is most likely deeply (and probably emotionally) involved in the booming popularity of British television shows. Today, more and more American...

Opportunities for Art

February 2, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, February 2014, Special Events, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Help your child discover his or her inner artist with these opportunities to do and experience art around Orange County. •• Bowers Museum (Santa Ana) 1802 North Main Street bowers.org Experience Art: Interactive Exhibit Great for: Ages 5 – 12...

Raised on Ruby’s

February 2, 2014 • 2014, Community, Cooking & Dining Out, February 2014Comments (0)

by Katherine Clements Since the 1980s, Ruby’s Diner has been taking their guests back to the 1940s. Colorful vintage poster art and photos, booths lined with bright red vinyl, unfailingly upbeat music, candy-striped servers with gobs of good vibes and of...

Cook. Learn. Play.

February 2, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, Cooking & Dining Out, February 2014Comments (0)

My little ones love to help mommy make meals and what a great opportunity to create “teachable” moments and bond over making “and breaking” bread. Because I personally find “beyond the classroom” programs particularly appealing (and because the...

Nutrition Drill-Down: How Organic is Organic?

February 2, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Cooking & Dining Out, Expert Advice, February 2014, Home Life, Sports, Health & Fitness, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

by Roy Dittmann, OMD, MH, DM According to the USDA, “methods like irradiation, sewage sludge, and genetic engineering are all expressly prohibited from being used when growing or processing organic foods.”1 It’s always good to know your food isn’t...