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February 2015
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Playing Works

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

What is recess like at your child’s school? By LaVal Brewer and Eric Stockel Now that the new school year is well underway, parents are starting to assess how these first few months have gone and what they bode for the remainder of the term. What’s the classroom teacher like? Will my child get good [&hellip...

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Kid’s Pet Parade

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

Kids show off their favorite animals in the annual Festival of the Swallows By Jody Robinson The Fiesta de las Golondrinas (Festival of the Swallows) is tied to the legendary return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day,...

A Lifetime of Healthy Teeth

February 4, 2015 • Expert Advice, February 2015Comments (0)

How Parents Can Help their Children Combat the #1 Chronic Childhood Illness By Richard Mungo, DDS, Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County Did you know tooth decay is the number one chronic childhood illness? February is National Children’s Dental...

Top Players, Top Flight

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

Ducks’ Josh Manson and Rickard Rakell join special needs players for some fun at The Rinks By Craig Appleby Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson and center Rickard Rakell put their skates to the side and laced up some tennis shoes to participate in Top...

A Kids Cook Day

February 4, 2015 • February 2015, Home LifeComments (0)

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert your kids can make all by themselves By Michelle Koeppl Ever wanted to wake up, plan the entire day’s meals, and only have to press a single button to whip it all up? Well, getting your kids to cook for you is the next...

9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month with the Family

February 4, 2015 • February 2015, Special EventsComments (0)

By Jackie Grade Chosen because it is the month in which both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born, February is Black History Month – an opportunity to recognize the struggles and the contributions of African Americans. Here are 9 fun ways to...

Opportunities for Art

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015, Special EventsComments (0)

Help your child discover his or her inner artist with these opportunities to do and experience art around Orange County Compiled by Lily Sanz See Art Children’s Museum at La Habra 301 Euclid Street, La Habra, CA 90631 lhcm.org See Art: Galleries and...

The Benefits of Art

February 4, 2015 • February 2015, UncategorizedComments (0)

Taking art education beyond emotional appeal By Crystal Nay It spurs conversation. It elicits a variety of emotions. It can make one think, feel, and see in ways both familiar and not. While we could discuss away the criterion that makes art art, there’s...

Make It: Valentine’s Day Tic-Tac-Toe

February 4, 2015 • February 2015, Home Life, UncategorizedComments (0)

By Enliu Your kids probably already have too many stuffed bears, and sweets will come home in abundance from school. Ditch the fluff and the chocolates and celebrate Valentine’s Day with this heart-filled game that you can make together, then play together....