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“Kids Free San Diego” Returns this October with Big Savings for Families

August 28, 2017 • Cover Story, Current Issue, Entertainment, HomeComments (0)

For the 6th Year in a Row, Families Can Enjoy Special Deals at San Diego Hotels, Attractions, Restaurants, Arts and Culture Venues and More During the entire month of October, more than 100 San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and transportation companies will offer families with children money-saving deals, so they can enjoy San Diego...

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April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Cover Story, Entertainment, Past EditionsComments (0)

By Michelle Koeppl  Segerstrom Center for the Arts Sprinkles Fairy Dust on Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Since Cinderella premiered in movie theaters in 1950, more than twenty Hollywood film adaptations have been made, and what was once simply a...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Beyond Behavior and Language

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Big Kids, Cover Story, December 2014, Education & Learning, People & Profiles, ToddlersComments (0)

Can social interaction-based teaching unlock new possibilities of independence for children with autism? As heart wrenching as the prospect of an empty nest can be, parents are ultimately interested in seeing their children lead happily independent lives. For...

You’re an Entertaining One, Mr. Grinch

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Cover Story, Entertainment, November 2014Comments (0)

Broadway’s #1 Holiday Hit Comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts December 10–14 Photos by It’s a holiday story that is so charming, it defies seasonal constraints. In our household, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr....

One Student, One Teacher

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Cover Story, Education & Learning, October 2014, People & Profiles, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

How Halstrom Academy designs academic paths for individual success hen you stop and think about it, traditional schools are strangely amazing. Put hundreds, often thousands, of pre-teens or teens into a few square acres and a handful of buildings, with a 40:1...