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Openings: BrainStorm STEM Academy

Following the latest STEM craze—science, technology, engineering and math education—comes Irvine’s BrainStorm STEM Academy. Because hands-on, problem-based learning is the best way to teach STEM skills, BrainStorm has developed a safe place for kids to learn. … [More...]

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Openings: SoulCycle

SoulCycle has been capturing the attention of fitness fiends everywhere—and it was only a matter of time before it came to OC. Parents who love to sweat the stress out will love this combination of physical and mental fitness. SoulCycle is, in theory, a … [More...]

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Openings: 4th Street Market

The city of Santa Ana is trying to amp up their gritty downtown sector with the addition of the 4th Street Market, a 30,000-square-foot modern-day food court. This new culinary hub features a small business mindset, giving local food artisans and young chefs … [More...]

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OC Woman: Meditate Your Way to a Perfect Weekend

As moms, the week can fly by, a whirlwind of work conference calls, PTA meetings, projects that need last minute gluestick-and-glitter assistance, baseball practices, playdates and a million others stresses and parental obligations. This weekend, carve out a little time and refresh yourself through … [More...]

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What’s Hot: Plush Organs

If you have a little science buff, or have just tired of teddy bears and stuffed kittens, spark an interest in biology and let your little one cuddle up to a plush organ. “Skin” sports a hair follicle, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands while “Heart” features … [More...]

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What’s Hot: Rock Tumbler

An oldie but a goodie, this gadget not only rocks a young geologist’s world, but motivates kids to get some fresh air while hunting down likely specimens to polish into treasured gems. Beginners might opt for “tumbler rough” kits, but soon can learn about the … [More...]

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What’s Hot: Korner’D

Korner’D, a partner of Autism Speaks, is a puzzle that’s also a game. The rules are simple, just match the colors on the tile to the pattern on the board. Trickier than at first glance, the abstract strategy game of perception. For ages 8+, though we found it … [More...]

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Family Wellness: On the Road to Safety

Learn what you can do to keep your teen safe once he or she starts driving While most teenagers can’t wait to get behind the wheel of a car, it can be a scary time for their parents. What may be second nature to mom and dad are critical … [More...]

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