Category Archives : Activities-Play


Ten Tips to Help Your Child Find His/Her Interests and Hobbies

One of the most fascinating things I love as a Mom is watching my children find their interests and passions.  Helping my children explore activities to see what they like and what they don’t care for at all is part of seeing their personalities unfold. We have no idea when they are born what a […]

Little Boy First Time Playing Violin

Little boy excited with his birthday cake

Creating Special Family Rituals for Lifelong Memories 1

Establishing regular family rituals whether a weekend hike, family movie night, or special holiday traditions build strong bonds and memories that last a lifetime. These are the memories that we so often think of first when reflecting fondly on our own childhood. They reinforce a sense of security along with the message that we are […]


Money Saving Tips for Frugal Families 2

Groceries: Only buy what produce your family will eat before it goes bad. Write a shopping list before you go to the store. Based on the meals your family likes, buy produce that is in season and on sale. Stock up on non-perishable items when on sale or on a coupon at warehouse stores, or […]

Apples in Cartons in Warehouse Store

The Benefits of Year-Round Swimming Lessons 4

– By Anya Hall, Marketing and Curriculum Director, La Petite Baleen (LPB) Swim Schools, Northern California Parents often think of swimming lessons during the summer when it’s time to break out the sunscreen, and put down the iPhone as we venture out to different bodies of water. Be it a lake, a hot tub, a swimming […]

Toddler with Adult at Pool