Category Archive

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 connect as a family to an important part of our nation’s history [&hellip...

Read More

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 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....

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show

February 1, 2015 • 2015, Entertainment, People & Profiles, ToddlersComments (0)

The Guy from the Sun Comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts A cross between “Yellow Submarine” and Dr. Seuss. That’s how the New York Times described the fantastical world surrounding Gustafer Yellowgold, the guy from the sun who landed in the...

New Year’s What? What Children Think of our New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Community, Holidays, January 2015Comments (0)

Every year, adults make a list. Not a shopping list, or an errands list, but a list that is supposed to change our lives and make us better people: we make our list of New Year’s Resolutions. Our kids hear us talk about them, and maybe even see us embark on...

Lessons for Future Millionaires

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, Expert Advice, Home Life, January 2015, Money Matters, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Giving Kids a Better Understanding of Money and Finances How do you give your children or grandchildren the right attitude about money? And a good financial start? While you can gift your child up to $14,000 a year tax-free, consider these options, wrapped up...

Money Smart Stuff

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, Decor & Crafts, Home Life, January 2015, Money Matters, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Objects to Help Your Kids Reach for Financial Success at an Early Age I’m sure, if you really took a second, you could remember your first piggy bank. Your first coin purse. Your first secret stash. The hole in the back of the closet. The enormous mason jar...

La Quinta Resort and Club

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, January 2015, TravelComments (0)

A Surprisingly Fun, Family-Friendly Vacation Destination for All Ages Great golf? Check. Sublime spa experiences? Without question. But family-friendly accommodation, activities and recreation for all ages from (in our case age 6 to adult)? Surprising, but...

Bo Benna Parties

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, Entertainment, Home Life, January 2015, People & ProfilesComments (0)

The Colorful Touch that Makes the Party All the details involved in hosting a recent party at our home were a little overwhelming. Because it was an event for 30+ second graders, planning presented even more of a challenge because we wanted to make sure the...