Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Summer is great but sometimes gets boring for kids without plans. Los Angeles is full of opportunities during the warmer months, offering everything from various stage productions to special exhibits offered at certain museums to places where hiking has never been better.
Hollywood doesn’t have to be Holly-Weird. In fact, Hollywood offers a wide variety of fun options that will keep families watching, learning, exploring and playing together.
Kids go through toys like candy, donating or tossing out toys they outgrow or get bored with means it’s toy store time. Once the kids notice that their stash of beloved Matchbox cars and Barbies has been depleted, they’ll be on the hunt for the next greatest plaything to hit the market. Trolling the endless aisles of big box and chain toy stores just won’t cut it for L.A. kids, and parents who know there’s more out there. Take a nostalgic trip to the city’s best toy stores for a trip the whole family will love.
Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.
Did you know gorillas can experience depression and eating disorders? Humans and animals actually share many of the same medical conditions.
If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
In the area where most of the Hollywood studio workers actually live, there are the most exciting Independence Day celebrations that draw huge crowds. These are the celebrations where you are most likely to see the pyrotechnics to awe and amaze the masses.
Extremely popular in years past, Carousels or “Merry Go Rounds” were often a young child’s first amusement park ride.
Luckily for LA and Orange County residents, there are a ton of options for those looking for fun activities that stay open late.
Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
For families that are interested in oceanic life, here are some stimulating activities in greater L.A. that promise to make some encouraging waves during summer of 2015.
The Inland Empire covers a vast area of Southern California and there are tons of hidden gems for kids throughout the area.
The streets are packed with cars bumper-to-bumper going down the elaborate matrix of freeways in Los Angeles. These go kart tracks have a little less traffic, but driving is much faster and it’s all for fun.
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