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A trio of Orange County mom inventors with one thing on their mind: Making life a little less messy for parents!

August 29, 2016 • September 2016, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

The following three mompreneurs invented products that help reduce the common child messes from cars, to tables! They are all easy to clean, uniquely designed with kid’s safety and parent’s sanity in mind! Amy Chandler invented the Cibo to catch all the crumbs/craft messes at the table before hitting the floor with its built in [&hellip...

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Preparing Your Kids for the Unexpected

August 29, 2016 • September 2016, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

With school starting back up, it is important to make sure that your children know what to do in case the unexpected happens. While no one likes to think about those situations, being prepared for emergencies is the best method to deal with them. Preparing...

BIS KIDS – Proactive prevention program against drug and alcohol use

August 29, 2016 • September 2016, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Like many passionate and dedicated individuals who have made an impact in the world and changed the lives of many, Victoria Morgan’s life mission came from a deeply personal and emotional experience. That experience resulted in BIS KIDS; a program and...

Kids Behaving Badly. Is Your Child Out of Control?

July 7, 2016 • August 2016, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

As I write this, I am thinking of one poor mom (let’s call her Sarah) whose daughter, Kaitlin (her name is also changed) was in my son’s first grade class.  In the early part of the school year, her 6-year-old was often openly defiant and disobedient...

20th ANNUAL BUBBLEFEST

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Calling all budding bubbleologists!  Discovery Cube invites Southern California families to spend spring break at the 20th annual Bubblefest, an outdoor festival featuring bubble scientist and performance artist Deni Yang. This hands-on exhibit has...

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...

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...

Back to the Book

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, Education & Learning, Home Life, January 2015, Technology, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Is Your Household in Need of a Slow Reading Revolution? When I was a kid, and a teenager, and a young mom, books were my entertainers and my stress reducers. There was literally no activity that eclipsed that of reading. I would do it for hours, tucking...

Reality Check

December 1, 2014 • 2014, December 2014, Expert Advice, Home Life, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

4 Things Your High School Senior Should Know Before Flying the Coop Remember when you were suffering from “senoritis” in high school, and you just couldn’t wait to graduate? Well, every year, thousands of high school seniors across Orange County still...