Thursday March 1 2012

Nations #1 Sports Broadcasting Camp back for 4th year at UCLA

August 6th-10th

Kids 10-18 will have an opportunity to learn from the pros. Meet sports celebrities. Make sports anchor, reporting, and play-by-play tapes. Host your own sports talk radio show.  Participate in PTI style shows, trivia and stump the schwab contests, and much more. DAY OR OVERNIGHT OPTIONS available.




Today in History

Yellowstone becomes the U.S.’s first national park. (1872)

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day

National Pig Day

NationalColorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Irish American Month

Music in Our Schools Month

National Craft Month

National Frozen Food Month

National Irish American Heritage Month- designated by Congress in 1995.

National Nutrition Month

National Peanut Month

National Women’s History Month

Poetry Month

Red Cross Month

Social Workers Month

Did you Know? March was named for the Roman God “Mars”



Laura runs an AMAZING swim school in West Hills that is open year round

March Special – Purchase a package of 10 lessons by March 14th and receive five free lessons. Total of 15 lessons for ONLY $250. Laura is so terrific with kids of ALL ages and all abilities. She swam at the Nationals & was a tri-athlete. I highly recommend her as well as the list goes on of other Jen’s List members who are super happy too! The pool is over 90 degrees each day. Not only is it important for the kids to keep up with all they accomplish in lessons when it’s hot, but it’s wonderful exercise! Lessons available for all ages(including adults!) starting at 6 months old. Call 818-404-0700 to set up your lessons.



Is your child struggling in school? Nervous about that upcoming SAT or ISEE?

Now is the perfect time to get some FREE help from StudyShop Tutoring. Just mention Jen’s List & get your first SESSION FOR FREE!

“Working with StudyShop made me feel comfortable about my learning style. My tutor’s patience and wealth of knowledge guided me to build upon my strengths and work on my weaknesses!” -Jessica T, student.

For more information, call (310) 845-9130 or email



It’s Aparent

A full service Parenting Agency, specializing in Parenting, behavioral techniques and child development, offering classes in art and music for children, developmental parenting, dads and me class, drop in discussion classes for parents as well as in depth classes for parents on discipline and dealing with the changes in life that a baby brings, all of these with a view to helping parents be less stressed and more successful in their parenting. New class sessions begin the week of February 20th. For more information, call 818 995-9757 or email



Start the New Year Right by Lowering Your Mortgage Interest Rate and Payment

Interest rates are at a 20+ year low now! You can easily lower your mortgage payment by refinancing to a lower interest rate, saving you THOUSANDS! Richard Shuben has been a mortgage broker for over 16 years and is also an attorney. He will find the best rate for you, and may even get you a loan that costs you NOTHING! He also can represent you in the purchase or sale of your home and save you money in those transactions as well. Richard can help you with all your legal needs too.




Become A Buff Dad!

In just four weeks, this AMAZING book(just ask others that have read it!), Buff Dad, gives harried dads the motivation, exercise tips, and diet advice to burn off pounds without burning away precious time. The secret? The Buff Dad four-week workout blitz, which builds muscle in half the time (just 30 minutes a day), combined with foods that boost testosterone levels in the body. By combining these testosterone super-foods with the exercises, men will see and feel a difference in just 28 days. Packed with meal plans, an illustrated workout guide, guy-friendly recipes, and shopping lists, the book shows real men everywhere how to lose the “dad fat” and become buff dads for good.



Want to win $50 to spend at Alef Bet Jewelry? 

Enter to win by leaving a comment on Alef Bet Jewelry’s blog at about why you are a heroine in your own right, or do you know one? Alef Bet manufactures religious and spiritual jewelry in Los Angeles.



NYC boutique owner, Jennifer Rae Beck, brings Chalk Farm Home’s Antiques and Kids Goods to California

Join Mom of 3, actress and breast cancer survivor Jennifer Rae Beck as she blogs about local shopping, flea markets, health, travel and decorating. Then scoop up fun and whimsical kids clothing and decor at her Chalk Farm Home online store. Mention Jen’s List and get 10% off your entire purchase plus free shipping.



Poker Tournament

Tonghiht, Thursday, March 1st at Braemar C.C.

NAIFA San Fernando Valley(National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors) is Proud to Support the Love Lives On Campaign Benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Charity Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

5:30pm Registration & Bar

6:00pm Tournament Begins

7:00pm Dinner Break

* Tournament Registration $150 (includes poker tournament & dinner buffet)

* Dinner Only Registration $60

* Prepaid Registrations Receive one Re-buy Free!

* Re-Buys $50 (limited to first hour of play)

* Additional re-buys (credit cards & cash)

Register at

4001 Reseda Blvd. in Tarzana



Giveaway -Green Day’s American Idiot

March 13th-April 22nd at the Ahmanson Theatre, downtown at the Music Center

Performance Schedule: Tue.-Fri. at 8pm, Sat. at 2pm & 8pm, Sun. at 1pm & 6:30pm

“A wonderfully RAUCOUS and gorgeously wrought ROCK OPERA” –The New York Times

The music of Green Day and the lyrics of lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong capture the spirit of a generation with its Grammy® Award-winning multi-platinum album. American Idiot puts those raw emotions front and center in a highly theatrical and thoroughly satisfying rock opera that burns up the stage. The songs are bursting with emotion. The story dares you to feel and celebrate and hope. For tickets call 213.972.4400 or visit

To enter to win 2 tickets to American Idiot at the Ahmanson Theatre on Thursday, March 15th at 8pm, email with the subject: ‘GREEN’ and include your name and phone number by March 2nd at 11:59pm.



Extra Weight? Don’t let another minute go by with your life on hold!

Michele the Trainer is a concierge personal trainer and health life coach who has created a breakthrough formula for you individually, a program based on her special sequencing (hey, she was an engineer). Learn the secret to burning fat so you enjoy the results you crave. Reshape your body and bend your thinking about health & weight. Gym membership can cost you over $1,000 a year and it rarely gets you the results you desired when you plunked down money. Michele has been there. At almost 300 pounds, she was as wide as tall until she said ENOUGH. Michele discovered her own way. Call 310-948-2560 or email



The park is a great place to learn something and act like a kid again!

Leigh believes there is no such thing as a mundane moment. She shows us how, in our every day routines, to find new possibilities. In this video, Leigh brings a new level of excitement and adventure to a day at the park. Don’t even think about sitting on that park bench! Leigh engages other moms and park-goers in conversation, laughter and activity! Goodbye mundane, hello fun!



Hidden Benefits Of Video Games For Busy Moms



Do you need a Spiritual Makeover?

Do you feel tired, anxious, scared, depleted or hopeless? Do you feel like you are living the same day over and over again and nothing ever changes? Are you starting to feel like your dreams will never come true and you have no idea why you are here? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need a Spiritual Makeover! In one session with Michelle Kapture, M.A., Spiritual Healer and Guide, you will feel revitalized and refreshed. You will feel inspired and excited about taking action and transforming the quality of your life! You are the key to your own happiness and Michelle will show you how to unlock it. Jen’s List members receive $50 off all sessions.



If you have an iPhone, iPod or iPod, download this AWESOME new game for kids called Pancake Pile

Pile your pancakes and chocolate chip pancakes high into the sky! Tilting the your device left and right, and catch as many pancakes as you can. Top off your pancake pile with fruits and syrup for extra points and bonuses! But, avoid the scrambled eggs, bagels, and toast! That’s just not going to taste right. The higher you go, the higher your score and the more wobbly your pancake pile will get! Can you pile your pancakes as high as the sky? Tap or avoid incoming objects such as spatulas, frying pans, salt & pepper shakers, and hard-boiled eggs, or that’s going to hurt a bit! Pancake Pile is fun for kids and adults alike!



BookEnds SCRABBLE® CHALLENGE – An enjoyable evening that you will go home feeling good about!

Thursday, March 8th

BookEnds will be hosting their annual fundraiser at The Mark. It will be an evening of fun & friendly Scrabble competition (competitive & casual divisions), along with a fabulous silent auction and dinner. BookEnds is a nonprofit organization that empowers student volunteers to organize book drives to recycle quality children’s books directly into the hands of kids in schools & youth organizations in desperate need of books. Register at or call 310-478-2665.



Brand new, name brand clothing at 80-90% off retail! 

Saturday, March 3rdfrom 9am-1pm

So many brands! So many clothes! Mens/Women’s & some Children’s clothing.

11577 La Maida St in Valley Village, 91601

Questions? Email



Making Sure Your Child’s School Meets His Needs


Special Icon Let the McNanny Agency help you find the perfect nanny for your family

As parents we all have similar needs, but each family, and each child is uniquely different. Finding someone you can trust in your home, and finding the right nanny who will have a positive influence on your children is no easy task. When you work with The Mc Nanny Agency, you will work with a group of parents who understand that. To start your search, call 818-232-7688 or use the online family application form. Mention Jens List & receive a special discount.



Extraordinary Assistant Needed for Mac Computer Consulting Company in Calabasas

Seeking a highly capable, sharp, warm, trustworthy assistant to grow with a cutting-edge, rapidly expanding hi-tech company.

• Superior Mac & touch-typing skills – keyboard shortcuts etc.

• Quickbooks experience

• Knows Evernote

• Team-player, easy-going, and considerate of working in a home environment

• Self-directed, organized, intuitive, reliable, and pays attention to detail

Responsibilities include: Booking clients, invoicing, bill-pay, receipts processing, reconciling bank/credit card statements, organizing, filing. Starting with 10-20 hrs/wk. Only legal, experienced applicants with excellent references. Submit resume & cover letter to



Fitness, Fun, Food, Relaxing & Sightseeing!  

Your Ships sails on Sunday, August 8th

Join the Carnival Splendor & learn and live the meaning of health and wellness through stress reduction, exercise and healthy eating. You will restore vitality and freshness, achieving results through exciting and challenging physical activity and nutritional guidance. Group fitness classes will be instructed in Yoga, Cardio Kick, Boot Camp, Core Training, Enjoy seminars on healthy cooking & nutrition. Learn to eat for energy and beat those sugar blues, while meeting people with similar goals



The Difference Between Guilt and Shame



Local Mom Moves to Tuscany!

Want to know what it would be like to move your two young children to a new country? Follow local Los Feliz mom Stacee Bucciarelli on her journey as she moves her family to a small town in Tuscany. You can ask her questions and she’ll answer in an upcoming episode! The docu-series is part of KIN STORY, a feature of DecaTV’s new life-style programming for like-minded women on KIN Community! See all the episodes in order at



Robot Coloring Book 30 whimsical drawings that are sure to make young sci-fi fans smile

Big, bold images feature offbeat robots in a variety of fun-filled situations: working in a futuristic city, playing in a rock band, and enjoying other activities with mechanical flair. Lynnda Rakos’s new coloring book is out now. Visit her blog at If you would like her to paint a special canvas for your child, email



Celebrate Dr. Suess and his wonderful world of words that rhyme and striped top hats

Sunday, March 4th

Read stories, make paper hats, and turn into cats (with face painting, of course!)! This Sunday drop-in program runs from 3:00-4:00pm and is free (with paid museum admission). Admission rates are $8 for adults and $5 for children 2 and over. Children under 2 are free, and Grandparents are free on Tuesdays. Zimmer Children’s Museum is located on the lobby level of the Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100 in Los Angeles, 90048. Sunday hours are 12:30pm-5pm. Visit or call (323) 761-8984 for further information. You can also “like” them on Facebook or “follow” them on Twitter!



10 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids in Turbulent Times



Your Home Videos Archived to DVD or Digital Files

Imagine Video Services will professionally transfer your precious home videos & films to perfect DVD’s and digital files. All your old VHS, MiniDV, Hi8 tapes will look fantastic. Free pickup & delivery service, see web site for details. Special Jen’s List pricing! Trusted in L.A for over 10 Years.

(310) 256-7299



Parenting Early Years brings you real, mom-tested advice that specifically relates to your life as a mom with babies and toddlers

Subscribe now and get 3 years for the price of 1, that’s like getting 2 YEARS FREE!



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Reasonable Rates/ Long Term Discounts

In Home Cage Free Environment. In business over 20 Years. Feeding/ TLC- Treated like part of the family. Exercise & Dog Walks. Secure Home and Yard with both kids and dogs to play with! Tummy Rubs and Ear Scratches too. Access to a 24hr veterinarian. Call Susan at 818-773-8378 for more info.



Piano & Voice Lessons – Private lessons in student’s homes

Now is the perfect time to start your child off with music lessons. During March Jen’s List readers will receive a special introductory rate on lessons. Learning to play the piano or sing enhances your child’s creativity and provides a skill that lasts a lifetime! Lori Patton has been teaching piano & voice at a music center in West Hills for 7 years and is now offering lessons in students’ homes. She teaches all ages and tailors lessons to your child’s interests. Call 818-294-9257 for info.



Ground floor opportunity in a 2.5 billion $ industry that can change your life

Dr. Katie Rodan & Dr. Kathy Fields creators of Proactiv Solution® ~ the world’s top selling acne brand ~ are doing it again with their new Anti-age skin care line Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. This time the doctors are letting real people profit from using their new products & sharing the results BY PARTNERNING WITH THEM IN THEIR NEXT BIG THING! Can you imagine if you partnered with the doctors when they first demonstrated Proactiv® where you would be today? Reasons to consider joining Rodan + Fields *Flexible work schedule *Be your own boss *Work from home Call Tara at 818-268-3884 for more info.



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Non-Fish Omega 3

This NON FISH Omega3 rids inflammatory diseases, arthritis, fibromyalgia, helps to metabolize fat for weight loss, lowers cholesterol; heals the brain; cleanses the blood stream, starts at the cellular level. Terrific sense of well-being; energy; deep sleep. Great for ADD/ADHD and much more. No fish burps from the stale fish the other products use. Safe for adults, children, pregnant women and pets! Call 818 788 6077 for info or order online at



Traveling Notary/Loan Processing

Notary that gets around town! Fast, Accurate and Reasonable. Experienced, Licensed and Punctual. Knowledgeable on all loan packages. Call Michael at 818-773-8378.