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Take Healthy Steps to Prevent Gestational Diabetes

April 29, 2015 • May 2015, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Gestational Diabetes Affects 1 in 20 Pregnancies, but MOMS Orange County is Educating Expectant Mothers about the Disease and Its Complications By Pamela Pimentel, RN, CEO of MOMS Orange County Pregnancy is a heartwarming time for most women but a diagnosis of gestational diabetes can insert fear into any heart. And with good reason: Left [&hellip...

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Family Fun in San Diego

April 29, 2015 • May 2015, TravelComments (0)

By Jody Robinson I’m a firm believer that traveling together is a perfect way to bond as a family and even a quick trip to a nearby destination provides plenty of memory making moments. We recently planned a long weekend in San Diego – it doesn’t...

5 Key Foods For Unlocking Your Fertility

April 29, 2015 • Cooking & Dining Out, Cover Story, May 2015Comments (0)

By Debbie James, MS, RD Eat broccoli, have a baby, right? Of course it’s not that easy, but there is a strong correlation between nutrition factors and ability to conceive for couples that have had difficulty. Keeping weight at a healthy level (BMI 20-24)...

The added artistry that makes the party

April 29, 2015 • May 2015Comments (0)

By Jody Robinson All the details involved in hosting back-to-back bashes at our home for our son’s 8th and daughter’s 7th birthdays was a little overwhelming. There were friends from our son’s class arriving first for a celebration scheduled from 11...

What is the Best Age to Allow Your Child a Cell Phone?

April 29, 2015 • Home Life, May 2015Comments (0)

By Kristine Emerson Some parents consider cell phones for their young children as a tool for staying in touch and keeping the lines of communication open. Others content that giving your kids a cell phone too soon opens opportunities for cyberbullying and...

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...

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...

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,...