Summer Skin

Warmer weather brings different skin issues that affect our kids. Find solutions to some of summer’s biggest skin issues below. Preventing a sunburn. The biggest culprit of nasty sunburns is incorrect sunscreen use. Even with the best intentions kids can end up with peeling, aching […]

Four Days of Fun at the San Joaquin County Fair

Nothing says summer quite like a day spent at the county fair. An ongoing tradition for many San Joaquin families, these fun-filled, sun drenched days have been helping families make memories for over two hundred years. There’s something for everyone at the fair, and that […]

Catchin’ Catfish

Kick off June with a splash! If you’ve got any young anglers in your family who are eager to take their fishing gear for a spin, then you might just want to bring them out to Oak Grove Park for the annual Catfish Derby! And […]

5 Ways to School Kids on Sustainability

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 […]

Weddings

Find Adventure in the Great Outdoors

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

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

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 […]

Moms on Social Media

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 […]

On the Town

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

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

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

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. […]

Snow Fun in California

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 […]

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