Archive for April, 2011

Younger Readers: Board Book Reviews by Tanya Turek

Submitted By: Tanya Turke Tanya Turek, mother of three, a Parent Connection member, bookseller and kid’s book lover, shares her knowledge, experience and opinions on books in her reviews for ages 3-13 that can be read at Books For Your Kids.   Board Books […]

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Prenatal & Postpartum Exercise

The Benefits of Strength Training for Postpartum Women --Submitted by Kim Clark, Certified Fitness Instructor Strength training not only tones and tightens your muscles, but it also helps to raise

Water Watchers – How to keep your child safe in and around the water

Watch Out Water By Celeste Raver-Luning Regional Manager, Noonan Family Swim School, Inc. Each year as the weather warms up and “Sunny San Diego” lives up to its name, we all flock

Playgroup Profile: East County 2005/2006 & Siblings

In existence for over three years now, this playgroup started as a 35+ moms group. It opened to all ages and has narrowed location to mostly East County over

Board Profile: Meet Volunteer Codirectors, Samantha Migdal and Erica Engell

The volunteer codirectors recruit volunteers to assist with events throughout the year. These events include but are not limited to the Spring Fantasy Luncheon, Fall Festival, Dad’s Day and Swap

Travel Packing Tips To Survive With Kids

What to bring... Extra outfits for the trip in case of accidents. (Dress in easy layers in case the weather changes.) Blankets (good to have an extra) Diapers (pack extras for

Top School Fundraising Ideas & Tips

Fundraiser Events Kids Haircuts Have a salon or individual stylists come to your school or event. They can either donate their time and do cheap cuts to raise money or

TV Turn Off Week

Alternative Activities to watching TV: Play games Encourage conversation at meals Do art projects, visit this website Amazing Moms, it features bright ideas for busy families. Bake & cook together Hike, bike, walk, swim,

April Magazine Editorial

Dear Parent Connection Family and Friends, March was a busy month for the Parent Connection. One of our March events was the Family Swap Meet where everyone benefitted. Buyers got

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