Pet Positive

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?

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

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 […]

Pacific Ballet

There is something heartwarming about the look of determination that crosses a child’s face when they set their mind on a goal—the way their eyes light up when they finally reach it, like a burst of independence and confidence. For Suzanne Lundberg, owner of Pacific […]

Weddings

Family Adventure: Murphy’s, Calif.

Murphy’s, Calif. is a Gold Rush town set in the Sierra Foothills, known for its serene forest setting, variety of dining options, and recreational activities. Located in Calaveras County, it’s a manageable summer getaway destination for San Joaquin families. Stay: The Murphy’s Hotel (457 Main […]