MOhM = Mom + Ohm…or at least it will after a few classes at this center of education, community, and support for moms and families. Parenting courses like “Surviving the Toddler Years” join pre-and-postnatal yoga, Mommy and Mini-Me and Sensory or Music classes geared toward babies and toddlers — all taught by doctors or parenting experts in their field. Other classes help expecting parents prep for baby, while moms wanting to breastfeed can benefit from tips by a lactation expert.
Mission Viejo | www.mymohm.com
Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids Costa Mesa
Whether they’re in for a trim or a proper makeover, kids are sure to get the celebrity treatment at a new hair salon for children. After all, Sharkey’s is stocked with fun lounge chairs, cartoons, lollipops and balloons. There’s even a train table for kids to play with while they wait. Kids booked for their first haircut receive extra treats, including a “mini-cure”, special certificate and choice of ring. Sharkey’s also hosts birthday parties in its glamour lounge. Party guests are pampered with hairstyles, makeup and mini-manicures. When the makeovers are complete, girls can play dress up and put on a fashion show. However, the salon isn’t just for princesses. It has video games and offers father and son packages, too.
Costa Mesa | www.sharkeyscutsforkids.com/Costa-Mesa-CA
Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!
Is there a doctor in the house? There will be soon, and she’s sure to be a familiar one for little Disney fans. Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit will teach kids about doctor duties, healthy habits, empathy and caring for others. “Doctors-in-training” can visit the exhibit’s toy hospital emergency room, where they’ll give playthings checkups. They can take X-rays, offer diagnoses and perform surgery, too. In the exhibit nursery, little museumgoers can rock toys to sleep. They can groom toys pets at the vet station. Based on the popular series, the exhibit is a partnership between Disney Junior and the Discovery Cube. It runs June 3 to September 4.
Santa Ana | Oc.discoverycube.org