Lists and Tips

Children’s Books: The Best on Diversity, Inclusion and Compassion <3

Did you know that at age 2 children are able to recognize gender and racial differences? And did you also know that at age 3 they can develop a sense of uneasiness around people that are different from themselves? Amazing, huh?!?! Reading stories is an incredible way to help kids explore just about everything, including about the…



5 Ways to Prepare for an Amazing Summer With Your Family

The school year is wrapping up! The warm summer days and trips to the pool can bring on  a bit of anxiety for us. Throwing out the routine you and the kids were so used to is hard (and liberating)! What better way to make sure your whole family has a great summer than setting yourselves…



5 Tips For A Smooth Return to School From Winter Break

Hopefully your family has thoroughly enjoyed winter break and basked in the glory of unpredictable sleeping schedules, lazing around the house and losing track of what day it is. By now, the mini panic attacks have started to set in and the kids are getting anxious about returning back to school. Try these 5 simple tips…


7 Ways To Give Back this December

We looooove December! Hot cocoa… snowflakes… family traditions… and most of all GIVING! There is nothing better than reminding ourselves AND our kids to be grateful for what we and to give back!! We are kicking off the month of December by celebrating #GivingTuesday!  #GivingTuesday was created by 92Y as”a one-of-a-kind day to celebrate the power of giving, and…


Friday Fav’s

Happy Friday everyone! We are kicking off our first Friday in November by highlighting some of our favorite things that happened this week. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! The Switch Witches Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) toys give kids the tools to understand the building blocks for success in the modern world. Toy Experts, the Toy…


The Red Tricycle- 11 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

See Ya Sugar! 11 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy “After the mini ghosts and goblins have eaten their share of trick-or-treating treasures and finished finagling the coveted mini Twix for two bags of plain M&Ms, the real question remains: What will you do with the pile of leftover Halloween candy left after the big night?…


Friday Favs

Wahoo Its Friday everyone! We highlighted some of our favorite things from the week below. What made the top of your list? Hope you all have an amazing Fall weekend! The Switch Witches (clockwise) Not only does Neal Patrick Harris’ fam have the best Halloween costumes, their recent video is beyond cute!  This feel good story…


Best Halloween Books for Kids

Best Halloween Books for Kids!  Nothing gets your family into the Halloween spirit more than reading a story about pumpkins or trick-or-treating! Start a new holiday tradition by reading one or two of these magical books with your family. Click to see San Diego Families full book list.