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How to Help Your Pet Adjust to Your Back-to-School Routine

Summer brings lazy days, looser schedules and oftentimes, more people hanging out at home. Your pet is probably enjoying this low-key time (not to mention the extra snuggles!) just as much as you! With school on the horizon, it’s important…

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Helping Kids & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

“How you can help your kids better understand Alzheimer’s and how the disease will change their relationship with the affected relative.”

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Choosing to See the Joy in Autism

“As this holiday season is upon us, I could choose to be sad, to be mad, to be angry for what could have been or what I wanted—instead, I can choose to seek the joy in what is, in the moments that matter, and cherish what we have.”

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Looking for a Remote Career? These Are the Top Skills You’ll Need

FlexJobs and PAIRIN pinpoints the soft skills you need for success.

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For Children, Wearing a Mask Is an Emotional Challenge

“Here are four things that you can do to support the healthy social and emotional development of young children during the pandemic.”

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People Are Gobbling Up…Turkey Insurance for Thanksgiving?

Don’t worry about botching your bird this year. Whole Foods has you covered!

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Read Every Parenting Book You Can—Then Toss Them All in the Trash

Photo: Sonal Patel-Saraiya
There’s a certain lure to self-help books. Especially if you’re anything like me. I’m always on the quest for more knowledge, always the perpetual student. 
I’m always either trying to constantly look for ways to better myself…

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This Surprising Idea Saved Our Weekends

“This unexpected idea not only changed our weekends for the better, but we realized it also gave our kids a sense of responsibility and accomplishment.”

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Survey Looks into Challenges Moms are Facing Due to Extended Working from Home

The typical rules for working from home do not apply under the current circumstances.

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Necco Wafers Return to Store Shelves

They are coming back after a two-year hiatus.

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The Importance of Taking Time to Explore Outside

“Sometimes, making the time and space for children to express themselves in a calm and relaxed setting is the most significant activity we can include in their schedule.”

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6-Year-Old’s GoFundMe for Australian Creature Rescue Exceeds $260K

A little boy is doing his part to help Australia cope with the devastation of the wildfires happening thousands of miles from his home.

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Where Can You Find Gymboree’s New Line in 2020?

Check the list for your local store!

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Hunter Rain Boots Are Back in Stock at Costco

You’ll want to run, not walk, to your local Costco for big savings on these popular kicks.

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Why Traditions are Worth Keeping

“Traditions also provide a constant for us in an ever-changing and fast-paced life. In that way, they ground us.”

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The Children’s Place To Bring Back Gymboree—In 2020

Your mini fashionista can get their Gymboree style on as early as next year!

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This New Tool Can Predict Breast Cancer 5 Years in Advance

This is a game changer in early detection.

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Baby Shark Fingerlings Are Coming & They’re So Cute You Won’t Even Mind the Song

The cuteness of this new toy totally makes up for that song!

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My Son Asks a Million Questions—but I’ll Never Stop Giving Him Answers

“I hope that he’ll still see me as someone that he can go to, if not for answers, then to be with him in his search for answers.”

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Whole Foods to Sell Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Chickpea Snacks

Who’s ready for a healthier version of their favorite cookie?

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Here’s a Sneak Peek of Broadway’s ‘Frozen’ Musical

This is sure to be the hottest ticket since Hamilton.

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If You Only Knew The Amazing Things Your Child Does In School All Day

Your child does incredible things in school every day. Much is required of her and she rises to the occasion, meeting and surpassing expectations.
As she prepares to enter the school building every morning, she knows exactly where to line…

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New Washington State Law Mandates 3 Months Paid Family Leave for All Workers — but Is It Enough?

Washington state just passed one of the most generous family leave acts in the nation.

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3 Pro Tips on Getting Gorgeous Pregnancy Photos

Photo: Kristin Lunny Photography
I love shooting maternity sessions. Part of it is seeing the glow on the mom-to-be’s lovely face and the physical proof that in a few short weeks a new little life will be here. But the…

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These High School Girls Invented a Solar-Powered Homeless Shelter

These 12 high school girls are proving that anyone can help make the world a better place.

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Just Opened: Mama Says Comics Rock

From massively popular titles to the work of local and indie artists, this shop has the kids (and you) covered!

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Just Opened: Buzz on Over to Busy Bees

Billing itself as the only indoor playground “where everything moves, spins, or flies,” Busy Bees is NoVa’s newest indoor escape. And we are obsessed!

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In A Galaxy Not-So-Far-Away: Star Wars Celebration Arrives

Star Wars Celebration is coming to Anaheim from a galaxy far, far away and little padawans and their all knowing Jedi master parents alike will have a blast(er) with our inside tips.

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12 Things to Do At The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

All aboard for a great day escape … and plenty of pumpkins, too!

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Oh, The Places You (Should) Go!

Get the scoop on our staff’s personal picks for the can’t miss summertime family activities they look forward to year after year.

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Your Back-to-School Headquarters at Sunvalley Shopping Center

Only at Sunvalley Shopping Center will you find all the stores you love in one place like Crazy 8, Gymboree, Kids Foot Locker, GapKids, Justice, Stride Rite and The Children’s Place. Anticipate another growth spurt and shop these great stores…

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Discover The Evergreen School

Founded in 1963, The Evergreen School is a progressive school with a rich history of innovation. Evergreen School offers highly capable Preschool – Grade 8 students with differentiated instruction based on the strengths and needs of every child. We are…

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