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Toy Rotation: Reduce Toy Clutter in Six Easy Steps

By Sarah Lyons Toy clutter, it’s a problem all parents face. From the toddler years when blocks, push toys and…

From 1 to 100: Girl Given 1% Chance to Live is Now Ready to Graduate 100%

California Connections Academy @ Ripon Offers Education Without Limitations Elk Grove resident Zoe Deibel, 18, is used to beating the…

Hooked on Books: Motivate Your Child to Read with Movies this Winter

By Janeen Lewis Pairing books with movies is an easy way to encourage reading during the winter months when it’s…

15 Ideas for Rainy Day Play

By Shannon Smith We’ve gathered 15 of our favorite ideas for rainy day play that will brighten up even the…

Keeping Kids Smart & Safe Online

By Rob Baquera, Public Information Officer Roseville Police Department Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Flickr, and Vimeo are just some of…

Moms & Migraines

By Jennifer Rodgers So many moms out there experience these debilitating headaches, and so many of us find little relief.…

Is Your Medicine Cabinet Ready for Winter?

Alternative health expert Bryce Wylde advises that you may want to change how you prepare for cold and cough season…

What I Thought vs. What I Know About Raising Adopted Kids

By Judy M. Miller I love all of my kids-born to me and adopted by me-the same, with consistent limitlessness.…

Three Things I Didn’t Expect as a New Mom

By Jennifer A. Rodgers When you become a new mom that first year is filled with hard and fast lessons…

Seven Books to Challenge Kids’ Ideas About Beauty

By Cindy Hudson Every day your kids are exposed to thousands of images that depict how they should define beauty.…

A Font for Readers with Dyslexia

By Tannya Derby As October is Dyslexia Awareness Month we wanted to share an update on MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing and their…

Rules for School Drop-off and Pick-up

By Sumiti Mehta The morning scene we all witness while dropping our kids to school is a line of different…

Homework Help to the Rescue!

By Lynn Ball Now that school season is back in full swing, classwork, homework, organization, stress and anxiety are pressing…

With Open Hearts

Foster Parents Talk About Their Journey By Mali Anderson Bringing a foster child into your home, and sharing your time…

Hit the Reset Button on Your Kids’ Nutrition

…with Healthier On-the-go Meals and Snacks By Esther Blum, Integrative Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach After a summer of fun, sun…

Smart Start: Tips from Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

By Christa Melnyk Hines School bells will soon ring once again. Whether that comes as music to your ears or…

Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

By Pam Molnar The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting…

Nurturing Nature in Kids

By Linda Chaiko-Lepley If you’re spending time outdoors with your children and instilling in them a love of nature, give…

Beat the Summer Heat with These Cool Ideas!

Check out our “Cooler Than a Popsicle” Pinterest board for some excellent activities for the kids during this hot summer…

An Age-by-Age Guide: How to Teach Money-Saving Tips

By: H. Davis If you’re like most parents, you want to raise responsible children, especially when it comes to finances.…

Vaping 101

By Christa Melnyk Hines Just as cigarette smoking drops to its lowest level in years, e-cigarette use, a.k.a. “vaping,” is…

What is Parent-Child Interactive Therapy?

The need-to-know for parents of kids with behavioral challenges. By Michelle Kopkash Frequent tantrums. Non-stop whining. Shows of aggression. Constant…

Sacramento [is] International

Encourage Kids to Learn a Second Language By Stephen Muff Americans are notorious for not learning another language. Roughly three-quarters…

Meet Paige… Bringing Imagination to Life Through Art

By Shannon Smith Paige’s mom, Sara recently wrote in to Sacramento Parent to share her daughter’s love of drawing. Paige…

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