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Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

June 27, 2015 • Cover Story, July 2015Comments (0)

By Jody Robinson Self development. Discipline. Self defense. Character development. These are all traits any parent would want to instill in their children and the main reasons why my husband and I chose to enroll our children in Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu in Dana Point. Open since December 2009 in the Blue Lantern Plaza (at [&hellip...

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Helping Your Children Thrive

June 27, 2015 • Home Life, July 2015Comments (0)

by prioritizing your marriage and nurturing your relationship with your spouse By Dr. Meredith Hansen When we become parents, our natural instinct is to devote all of our time and energy to our children. They are the center of our universe and we would do...

Super Simple & Extra Fun Day Trips for Preschoolers

June 27, 2015 • Home Life, July 2015Comments (0)

By Kristine Emerson Just because you have little ones at home doesn’t mean you can’t get out and have some fun! Here are some day trips that you and your toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy with an emphasis on keeping it simple. When you hear “day...

Children’s Hospital of Orange County Unveils Action Plan to Tackle Pediatric Mental Health Crisis

June 27, 2015 • Health, July 2015Comments (0)

By Kimberly Chavalas Cripe, CHOC Children’s President and CEO Community leaders and executives from Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children’s) recently announced a transformational initiative to ensure children, adolescents and young adults...

The Literacy Project’s Students Knock it Out of the Park with Their Reading Skills

June 27, 2015 • Education & Learning, July 2015Comments (0)

As a collaborative effort to promote literacy, Angels Baseball and Angels Alumni Association hosted 100 second grade students at The Literacy Project’s (TLP) 2nd annual “Readers in the Outfield” event, which was recently held at the Diamond Club in...

Teen Road to Safety

June 27, 2015 • Community, July 2015Comments (0)

Current and retired law enforcement officers teach your kids to be safe on the road By Ann Laurence I remember what it was like learning to drive. That’s why as a parent, I know my teenage kids haven’t a clue what they are doing behind the wheel. I...

Tips to Stress-Free Trip

May 29, 2015 • Home Life, June 2015, TravelComments (0)

By Ann Laurence Hard as it may be to believe, traveling with kids can actually be fun. Over our 10 years of marriage, my husband and I have often tested our parental patience by embarking on family vacations with babies, toddlers and more recently –...

Concierge Podiatry for Kids

May 29, 2015 • Cover Story, Health, June 2015Comments (0)

A simple solution for life-changing results By Jody Robinson Photography by Lana Farfan, Caught in the Moment Photography If your child has flat feet, feet that turn in or turn out or complains of foot, knee, leg or back pain, the solution could be as simple...

The World’s Best-Loved Musical Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

April 29, 2015 • Cover Story, May 2015Comments (0)

By Jody Robinson Photography by Joan Marcus It’s an iconic story so charming that it appeals to all ages and makes for an amazing multi-generational family experience. In our household, ANNIE lives on my iPod, is a popular Netflix selection and is a...

Diaper Bag Essentials

April 29, 2015 • Fashion & Trends, May 2015Comments (0)

By Kristine Emerson As any new mom can attest, keeping little ones clean, fed and entertained can be especially tricky when you’re on the move. An organized – and appropriately stocked – diaper bag helps ensure that you have the tools you need to...