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Raising Confident Daughters

August 30, 2019 • Cover Story, Current Issue, Expert AdviceComments (0)

In the tween and teen years, it’s mission critical to instill confidence in our young, impressionable girls. How can you help raise your daughter to have high self-esteem, self worth and confidence? Teenage girls today are likely more challenged to maintain a positive self-esteem than when their moms were their age. Our society and the [&hellip...

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Summer Camps

June 4, 2019 • Current Issue, Summer CampsComments (0)

ACTING ACADEMY FOR KIDS PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS Daily classes for kids ages 4 to 13 in an authentic performing arts experience. The week-long camps are each guided by professionals and culminate in a student-centered production – complete with sets,...

Three Simple Summer Science and Engineering Projects For Kids

June 4, 2019 • Current Issue, Education & LearningComments (0)

Learning should not stop when a child leaves the classroom. In fact, the driving philosophy of STEAM schools is rooted in instructing children using real-life scenarios and experiences. As a parent, you can expand your child’s education far beyond the...

Evolution – Mission Viejo Swim Academy

June 4, 2019 • Current Issue, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

When running through the list of activities we wanted to introduce to our then-little ones as they grew, my husband and I placed water safety and swimming at the top of our list for our son and daughter – way above dance class, soccer practice and piano...

The Benefits of Dance

June 4, 2019 • Current Issue, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

What’s the most important thing to keep in mind when choosing a dance class? It’s that research has proven that dance provides physical, developmental, artistic, and academic benefits to your child. Physical Benefits – Students build muscle strength...

“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...

Yappy Hour Returns for Tail Wagging Fun at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

August 28, 2017 • Current IssueComments (0)

Yappy Hour, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions, returns this season for tail wagging fun. Dapper dogs, haute hounds and classy canines are invited to party with other pups and pooches and lap up...

300 Days of Summer in Sunriver, Oregon

August 28, 2017 • Current Issue, Entertainment, HolidaysComments (0)

There are particular places in the world where all the elements gather together to craft a certain slant of light during the summertime. Where the season lives bright in your imagination long after it turns. Sunriver, Oregon is one of those places. I’m...

Club Literacy: Creating a New World of Words

August 28, 2017 • Community, Current Issue, Education & LearningComments (0)

In a day in age when most ten year-olds have their own cell phone, and are, at many schools, required to have their own laptop, the demand for true literacy is faltering; and therefore incredibly precious. So what are parents to do prior to age 10, when game...

Construction of the first ever “50 MONKEY FERRIS WHEEL” has started at the Santa Ana Zoo!

August 28, 2017 • Current Issue, EntertainmentComments (0)

Cathi Decker, Executive Director of Friends of Santa Ana Zoo (FOSAZ), announced the construction of the “50 Monkey” Ferris Wheel at the Zoo today. It is the first Zoo in the United States to put in a permanent thatched-roof style wheel. Decker envisioned...