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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...]

What’s Hot Baby

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What’s Hot Baby: Diono Rainier

5 to 120 Pounds This award-winning design features memory foam, a longer seat bottom for leg support and a SuperLATCH system for easy installation, as well as space … [More...]

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Blogs

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From the Editor: August 2015

“Back to School” can mean different things to different families. For some, it can be a bit of a relief after struggling to entertain the kids over the long summer … [More...]

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Denise Lindsay: Sometimes I Wish…

Someone once told me that when you are a mother, the days are long and the years are short. I don’t think there is anything that holds more truth than that statement. Do … [More...]

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Local Heroes

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Local Hero: Zach Marks

Photo by Joan Fuller Photography Zach Marks, one of America’s youngest tech gurus and founder of multi-million dollar social networking site, Grom Social, brings … [More...]

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Ask the Experts

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Ask the Experts: Tween Tantrums

Q: [Tweens] My daughter flies off the handle when she’s stressed, almost like a toddler tantrum (yelling, throwing things, face gets red), but she’s ten. Should … [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. … [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 … [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. … [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 … [More...]

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OC Woman

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OC Woman: Date Afternoon

Reconnect with your partner when your kids reconnect with school It’s back to school time, and for some stay at home parents that means long hours away from your … [More...]

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What’s Hot

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What’s Hot: Life360

This family-centered communication app includes a Family Locator so parents and kids can check in with ease, or verify that kids have safely … [More...]

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What’s Hot: The Camelio

This 7” tablet features Android 4.1 (JellyBean), built in Wi fi, camera, HD Video, touch screen and parental controls, and is fully … [More...]

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Openings

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Openings: Terra’s Kitchen

This new-to-OC Farm-to-Front-Door delivered gourmet meal service is a step above other similar options. The unique “Vessel” gets delivered … [More...]

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Openings: Heal

This “Uber for Doctors” can be a godsend for parents with sick little ones. You simply order up a well-qualified (licensed and … [More...]

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Openings: Hoppi Box

Created by developmental experts, Hoppi Box is a quarterly toy box filled with customized colorful toys to keep that support fine motor, … [More...]

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