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February 2016
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Swim like the fishes

March 2, 2016 • 2016, Cover Story, February 2016Comments (0)

By Janeen Christoff Learning to swim early in life is safer and smarter I’m going to be honest: It is my dream to see my daughters swim in the Olympics. When running through the list of activities that they would do as children, swimming was at the top of my list – way above dance [&hellip...

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Easter Activities & Egg Hunts around South County

March 2, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, HolidaysComments (0)

Aliso Viejo Community Spring Celebration & Pancake Breakfast March 27 9-11am Grand Park at Aliso Viejo Town Center Annual celebration which includes Egg Hunts, Visits with Peter Rabbit, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, DJ Entertainment & Arts &...

Bouncing off the walls at Big Air trampoline park

March 2, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, Sports, Health & Fitness, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

By Janeen Christoff Are your kids full of energy and you dread spending the day trying to rein them in? Big Air Trampoline Park in Laguna Hills will literally let your kids bounce off the walls. Big Air is a family entertainment complex and trampoline park...

IS Your Child Ready For Overnight Summer Camp

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, Summer Camps, UncategorizedComments (0)

By Kristine Emerson Children are enthralled with the mystery and excitement of overnight summer camp. They are eager to get their first experience of independence, live in the outdoors and be part of the stories they have heard about swimming and nighttime...

The 27th Annual America’s Family Pet Expo Returns to Orange County

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, Special EventsComments (0)

Celebrating more than 25 years of promoting responsible pet care, animal entertainment and debuting the newest pet trends and products, the 26th annual America’s Family Pet Expo returns Friday, April 22 -Sunday, April 24, 2016 to the OC Fair & Event...

Tips to Help Parents Make Their Kids’ Next Dental Appointment a Tear-Free Trip to Better Health

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, HealthComments (0)

By Dr. Jila Nikkhah, Dental Director of SOS For some children, visiting the dentist is as anxiety-ridden as checking under the bed for monsters. But just like children can cast aside the belief that monsters camp out in bedroom shadows, they can learn to...

Weekend retreat at paradise point resort and spa

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, TravelComments (0)

By Jody Robinson A private island, family-friendly destination on Mission Bay, just minutes from downtown San Diego Now that our children have grown out of their toddler years, traveling as a family has become an even more exciting and enriching endeavor....

Disney on Ice

March 1, 2016 • 2016, Entertainment, February 2016Comments (0)

SETS THE GOLD STANDARD WITH THE MAGICAL ICE SKATING SPECTACULAR TREASURE TROVE CELEBRATING THE LEGACY OF DISNEY’S CLASSIC ANIMATED FILMS Skating Into Long Beach and Inland Empire from April 13th – 24th Audiences will discover endless riches when an...

The Top Four Mental Health Myths

February 29, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, HealthComments (0)

By Debbie Hutchinson, Psy.D To truly end the stigma surrounding mental health, it’s important to understand the truths behind the causes, symptoms, and treatments of these disorders. It’s imperative to dispel the myths surrounding these illnesses in order...

Homesickness: How to Prevent It, and What to Do When it Rears its Ugly Head

February 29, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, Summer CampsComments (0)

By Kristine Emerson It’s the phone call no parent wants to get. “Mom,” you envision yourself hearing through sobs. “I need you to come get me now.” When children get homesick, everyone suffers. Parents have to determine whether to rescue their child...