Parents Magazine

PIXIE WOODS: Celebrating 60 Years

June 1, 2014

The idea for a children’s park in Stockton was conceived 60 years ago by a group of volunteers who, like many community-minded people, became inspired by the creation of Disneyland®. These individuals approached the Stockton City Council and were told if they could raise $3,500 […]

The Equestrian Life

June 1, 2014

With the arrival of warmer weather and extra hours of sunlight to extend the day into night, more people become interested in horseback riding. From April to the middle of October, riding conditions are ideal. Plus, the longer the sun is out, the more opportunities […]

On the Town

Top Dogs

June 1, 2014

At age 20, Stockton native Chris Perondi set out to find himself a furry companion. Like many, he wanted a dog that could keep him active and serve as the perfect Frisbee partner. Chris began researching breeds that fit his criteria, and adopted Pepper, an […]


June 1, 2014

CALIFORNIA’S ONLY ISLAND RESORT GETAWAY Santa Catalina Island is an extremely popular vacation destination for Southern California residents and should definitely be considered more seriously by us Northerners. A few of our older readers may remember the lyrics, “26 miles across the sea Santa Catalina […]

Backyard Beautiful

June 1, 2014

Outdoor KITCHENS An essential part of the outdoor living experience is being able to cook and eat al fresco. Today, that has moved beyond the lonely barbecue into full outdoor kitchens complete with multiple cook surfaces, refrigerators, sinks, pizza ovens, beer taps, etc. Very often […]

Bedroom on a BUDGET

June 1, 2014

Whether you are looking to reinvent your bland bedroom or make a guest room more welcoming, here are a few affordable ways to turn homely into homey. MAKE THE LITTLE DETAILS COUNT: When you’re working on a budget, it is important to cater to the little […]

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