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Parenting OC Contests

Valid for Southern California residents only. For a full list of terms and conditions, click the bottom of each Rafflecopter entry form. … [More...]

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Devon Poer: Mommy and Me Yoga

We finally took our first mommy and me yoga class! It was at the cutest eco children boutique and community mommy center I have ever seen. (“Granola Babies,” near South Coast … [More...]

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Local Heroes

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Local Hero: The Will to Find It

The most difficult decision most twelve-year-olds face is what to wear to school. Jake Olson had to decide how to spend his last day with Sight. Jake Olson looks like a teenaged … [More...]

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What’s Hot Baby

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What’s Hot Baby: Posh Play Mat

This reversible play mat made of faux leather wipes clean and is large, durable and most of all, stylish. A perfect place to plop baby as you cheer on big sis. … [More...]

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Openings

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Openings: Uccellino

Newborn babies typically don’t come with instruction manuals, but “motherly” advice and support can now be just a phone call or home visit away. Uccellino, is an in-home, non-medical newborn resource offered to new and … [More...]

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What’s Hot: Wave Hitogami 2

Designed to be light and flexible, this is a great option for those tweens and teens whose feet outgrow their body (low profile style with midsole support hugs the foot). $99, www.mizunousa.com … [More...]

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Foodie Jr.

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Foodie Jr.: CUCINA enoteca

This Irvine Spectrum staple offers breezy patio dining or cool interior tables under whimsical culinary-themed mobiles you’ll be tempted to swipe for an uber-hip nursery. Part retail wine shop (pick … [Read More...]

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Foodie Jr.: Blue Bayou

Disneyland Resort New Fantasmic! Dining Package Dinner... Pirates of the Caribbean ride fans know this evening-all-day romantic restaurant well. Sitting within the interior of the ride itself, … [Read More...]

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Foodie Jr.: FIG & OLIVE

Although a tony hotspot like Fig & Olive might not be the first thing to pop to mind when you think of eating out with your kids, teaching children how to enjoy and appreciate a fine dining … [Read More...]

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Family Wellness

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Family Wellness: Safe or Out?

Head Sports Docs on keeping them safe as they go all out. Athletics provide a great avenue for healthy exercise, social interaction, life lessons and just plain fun. In this age where kids … [More...]

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Family Wellness: Sun Talk

Educate your children about staying safe in the SoCal sun. Amid the myriad “safety talks” between parents and kids, there’s one discussion that often gets missed: How to Be Safe in the Sun. It’s a … [More...]

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Family Wellness: A Pain in the Neck

Too Much Screen Time is Hurting Our Kids, Literally Last month we covered a number of social and emotional drawbacks to too much screen time. This month, we discuss the physical downsides with two … [More...]

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