Indoor Playtime

December 21, 2017

Get the kids out of the house—while staying inside!  If Santa’s shiny new deliveries have lost some of their luster and you’re scrambling for new ideas to keep the kids entertained for the rest of the Central Valley’s rainy season, consider these five options. Ginger […]

Tough Talks

December 20, 2017

Discussing Divorce with Kids Most divorces are filed in January, leading the month to be dubbed “National Divorce Month” “Honey, we need to talk.” The statement is rarely followed by good news. And while that phrase is likely the one that started divorce talks between […]

Eat Your Heart Out

December 20, 2017

Valentine’s Day school lunches and family dinners Make your most special little valentine feel loved this holiday with a surprise treat for your sweetie. Sure, you spend time together creating Valentine’s Day Cards for friends and classmates, but this year you can take it a […]

Parenting is Like a Reality TV Show

December 20, 2017

My husband is an avid reality TV show fan.  And a few days ago, I caught a few minutes of Top Chef. When one of the contestants was asked to pack up his knives, I laughed out loud, realizing the parallels of the show and […]

At Home Mag

Pet Positive

June 14, 2017

Getting a family pet is a big decision. Whether it’s a goldfish or a dog, pets come with responsibility and they can really alter a family’s dynamic. While you’re weighing the pros and cons of pet ownership, consider these positives. Responsibility The added duties associated […]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

June 14, 2017

Looking for a springtime activity to enjoy with your kids? Now that the weather is warmer it’s time to break out the shovel and break ground on a backyard garden. “Everything is a teaching opportunity—the planting, the weeds, the water, the soil, the bugs, the […]

Summer Camp

June 14, 2017

Building Blocks for Successful Adults Summer camp is a timeless tradition. Whether it’s bunk beds and campfires in the forest, or daylong sports-centric activities, summer camp is the best answer to that nagging question inside, how am I going to entertain the children all summer […]

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Tower Park

June 14, 2017

Hold onto your picnic baskets! Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is open for summer reservations and all your beary best buddies are ready to greet you! Visit Boo Boo, Cindy Bear, and Yogi Bear himself along the Delta waterways at Tower Park Marina Resort. With a […]

SJ City Guide

Art from the Heart

June 14, 2017

May 10th, 2017 Soak in the view along the Delta channel at Stockton Golf & Country Club alongside one-of-a-kind works of art for a fun-filled evening of wine tasting, hor d’oeuvres, and bidding wars. Mary Graham Children’s Foundation’s 9th annual Kids Art Auction is ready […]

Mile-Long Mud Bath

June 14, 2017

May 13th – 14th, 2017 Don’t be a stick in the mud, mom and dad! This year’s Lil Mud Runner, held at Eagal Lakes Resort in Tracy, promises a weekend filled with fun for the whole family! Now in its fifth year, parents can get […]

Let’s Get Digital

March 30, 2017

As parents of 21st century kids, we’re constantly worried about screen time. From iPads and smart phones to video games and television shows, it seems like a never-ending parade of easy entertainment. But it’s possible that electronics don’t deserve the bad rap. Sure, spending hours […]

This For That

March 30, 2017

Snack Swaps for Kids Trying to pack a healthy lunchbox for your kids? Make these easy snack swaps to go from a sugar high to high in nutrients. Beverages A box stamped with “100 percent juice” doesn’t necessarily mean anything. Ditch the juice and instead […]

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