On April 1st 2020, the Governor of California announced that all schools should remain closed for the rest of the 2019/2020 academic school year due to the increased cases of COVID-19 in the state. Within hours of the press...
Finding the perfect Private School for your family can be a challenge. There are SO many amazing options in and around Orange County. And before you make your decision about which school is the best fit for your family -...
We all worry during the early back-to-school weeks. Is my child going to be ok? Are they going to have a good teacher? Are they going to make friends? Will they learn enough, or will they even be able...
The bento box is a great way to encourage healthy eating habits away from home, make lunch exciting and reduce waste. We use them in our house to bring our own food for outings, teach our toddler independence, and...
Going Green. What does “going green” really mean? To some, it is a trend that sounds good. To others it is a lifestyle that sounds amazing in theory, but not hardly convenient enough to practice regularly. And to an...
Recently I made the leap from stay-at-home/work-from-home mom to working outside the house. I also decided it was time for my daughter to start preschool. She is 2 years old, full of energy, and bored of being at home....
Okay. Let me be very clear. This has been building for a while. As in, almost 3 years. Where do I begin? Expectations: You attend a birthday party or your kid(s) receive a favor bag from peers at school for...
I’m going to start right off and admit that I’m still a newbie, but so far, the PTA is INTENSE. I joined the PTA before I even had a kid enrolled in the public school system because I wanted to...
How do you know when to take the leap and send your child to preschool? Can someone tell me if it's time? Make this decision for me? Because I've got some mom guilt in my house for not being...
So, school has been back in session for several weeks now and those of you with school-aged children are probably welcoming the stability and structure in your schedule. However, with the new set of demands that a new teacher,...
I love books! I read to my kids often. We just finished The Fellowship of the Ring and are now reading through the third book of the Green Ember series. Why is it so hard for me to get...
It's the first day of school and while you may have checked every box on the school supply list are you, first-time school mom, ready for school? From drop-off etiquette to knowing whether or not to order hot lunch -...
We have all seen back-to-school commercials on tv. You know, the ones with parents fist pumping and high fiving each other. These commercials and ads capture all the excitement and joy that comes with the new school year ahead. Yet...
The hardest part of being a parent is watching your child go through something really tough and not being able to be there, to help, to fix everything.  Last year I remember having such bad anxiety sending my oldest daughter...

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