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Children with Autism May Benefit from Soluble Fiber

“Dr. Bill” Sears, M.D. comments on study that finds soluble guar fiber may improve chronic digestive issues and irritability.   …

Top 8 Water Safety Tips From Steve Wallen Swim School

By Kaleb Wallen, Steve Wallen Swim School 1. Enroll In Swim Lessons At Steve Wallen Swim school we believe that…

Fitting In as a Woman of Color

By Sumiti Mehta I am a brown-skinned woman born and raised in the Indian subcontinent. I have been in the…

Are You Tribeless?

By Anna Osborn, LMFT One of the favorite parts of my day is being able to pick my kids up…

Non-Pool Toys that are Perfect for the Pool

By Karissa Tunis Our family loves hanging out at the pool, and could literally spend all day (and all evening)…

20 Things to do with Kids Under $5 in the Sacramento Region

By Michelle Kopkash You don’t need a lot of money to provide a lot of love or make memories with…

A Museum Without Walls…Memorable Experiences Await Inside & Outside the Railroad Museum

A Smithsonian Affiliate located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park, the California State Railroad Museum is a must-visit destination perfect…

JugHead!

By Donna Sangwin, Founder and Executive Director of ReCreate This year to celebrate Earth Day we challenge you to create…

Is Your Car Seat Keeping Your Child Safe?

By Rob Baquera, Public Information Officer, Roseville Police Department With over 24 million vehicles and more than 170,000 miles of…

Spring Break Travel Tips for Your Feet and Legs  

How to get the mind-clearing, calorie-burning benefits of movement even while sitting for hours on the plane or in the…

Sacramento’s Magnificent Vernal Pool Tours

By Michelle Kopkash The seasonal vernal pools in Northern California display the magnificence of nature at its finest. Most years,…

Tahoe: 7 Family-Friendly Spots for Snow Play, Ski and Snowboard Lessons

By Michelle Kopkash Wondering where to take your family for the ultimate ski, snowboard or snow play experience? Take a…

Meet our Cover Kid Search Winner, Ella!

By Shannon Smith Photography by Crystal Jones Photography With an infectious smile that dazzled the camera at our Cover Kid…

Embracing Impromptu Learning Moments

By Kaleena Amuchastegui Once a self declared “anti-homeschool” mom, I would think: Those parents are certifiably insane to have their…

“The Having of Wonderful Ideas”… Learning through expedition, exploration, and dead fish

By Becki Robins Twenty-four kids and a handful of parents stand on a rocky island on the ambling Yuba River.…

Unexpected Homeschooling Benefits (from someone who was homeschooled)

By Vida Mercer Don’t worry, Mom. It will all be worth it. I was on the receiving end of all…

Teaching Children to Bike Safely

By Rob Baquera, Public Information Officer, Roseville Police Department Spring is in the air. The sun is out, the weather…

Natural Ways to Get Through Cough and Cold Season

By Bill Sears, MD, America’s Pediatrician There’s never a convenient time for your child to get sick. While missed school…

Tahoe: 6 Unique Winter Experiences for Families

By Michelle Kopkash Disco Tube at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Families will have a blast disco tubing down snowy lanes…

How I Accidentally Classified My Son as an English Language Learner

By Sumiti Mehta A few months before my son Atiksh entered Kindergarten (2015), I was filling out his admission form…

Teen Creates Website to Encourage Budding Writers

next door | by Shannon Smith Meet Akshaj, a 13 year-old who has been writing since he was just four.…

Tips for Busy Tooth Fairies

An Interview with Miss Meadow, a Tooth Fairy for the Ministry of Molars We talked to Miss Meadow from the…

Talking About Bullying

By Rob Baquera, Public Information Officer, Roseville Police Department When does teasing become bullying? Some would say teasing is a…

Identifying Vision Problems in Your Child

By Aaron Barriga Did you know that 80% of what all children learn is purely visual? This indicates that if…

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