5 Ways to School Kids on Sustainability

February 26, 2019

Sustainability can be a complicated concept for little ones to grasp—but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In honor of Earth Day, this month we’re giving you five tips for teaching your kids how to live a sustainable lifestyle—after all, it’s their generation that will inherit […]

Find Adventure in the Great Outdoors

February 26, 2019

Durham Ferry’s NEW Summer Camp New camp alert! For years, children have explored the Durham Ferry Outdoor Education Center in Manteca on classroom field trips, offering an opportunity to get outdoors and explore the Delta’s ecosystem. This year marks the first time that SJCOE has […]

Raising a Daredevil

February 26, 2019

At two years old my youngest niece stood on top of a high table and announced loudly, “I’m going to jump!” At the park, my son climbs on the outside of the high drawbridge instead of inside of it. I’ve seen other parents cringe in […]

Breakfast for a Busy Morning

February 26, 2019

It’s easy for a morning to get hectic. Between searching for lost tennis shoes, arguing about proper hygiene, and refereeing hallway quarrels, the rush to get off to school can leave parents feeling harried at best. I’m sure we’ve all once pushed a small human […]

On the Town

Moms on Social Media

February 26, 2019

Parenting in the age of social media comes with a set of challenges previous generations never had to deal with. Don’t have a social media faux pas—learn how to parent in the age of Snapchat and Instagram with advice from local expert Robert Torres, chief […]

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

February 26, 2019

For many foodies in San Joaquin County, spring means one thing: asparagus. And the best way to celebrate this fantastic green veggie is by heading to the Asparagus Festival in Stockton! On April 12, 13, and 14, locals can gather up friends and family and […]

Comedy for Kids

February 26, 2019

Four Family Friendly Stand-Up Comedians Stand up comedians are having a moment, especially on streaming sites such as Netflix and YouTube. However, there’s no question that many of the stand-up specials featured are a bit too crass for kids to watch. But who doesn’t love […]

Paper Mache Earth

February 26, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day the crafty way: teach your child about the importance of preserving the earth while making this fun paper mache version of the globe. Here’s how: What You’ll Need: Round Balloon Newspaper Paper mache paste Acrylic Pain Paintbrush  Steps: Blow up your balloon. […]

SJ City Guide

Snow Fun in California

December 26, 2018

Who says you have to cross state lines to enjoy the snow? Stay in California—and just a short drive from home—with these kid-friendly winter wonderlands. LathropOkay, so the snow isn’t exactly falling from the sky in Lathrop, but Dell’Osso Family Farms brings the next best […]

Great On the Floor, Great Out the Door Tibon’s Karate

December 26, 2018

Like many extracurricular activities, martial arts can be both a fun and enriching hobby as well as a learning experience that offers its students lifelong lessons. And at Tibon’s Goju-Ryu Fighting Arts Karate in Stockton, they’ll get the added benefit of learning a unique fighting […]

Kindergarten Readiness

December 26, 2018

So, your child is entering kindergarten in the fall? That can feel like an overwhelming first step for any parent, especially if this is your first child. It’s hard enough to worry about your little one being gone for many hours of the day—perhaps for […]

Say Good-bye to Colds & Flu the All-Natural Way

December 26, 2018

Cough syrup, allergy pills, and over-the-counter pain medicine—oh my! What is a parent to do when they’d rather skip the NSAID aisle and deal with a child’s cold the all-natural way? Finding your way through organic medicines can be a chore. Skip it all and […]

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