Wednesday January 28 2015

Music Lessons in the Comfort of YOUR Home

When was the last time your child begged a teacher to stay longer? At The Schuler Music Studio, students not only learn to play music, they ENJOY it!

They’re a private music school offering high-end in-home PIANO, VOICE, GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS & UKULELE lessons.

Their educated, qualified staff of professional musicians are enthusiastic & offer a warm, supportive environment for students to find their inner music.

They provide a well-rounded music education, focus on building confidence & emphasize fun.

Come play with them! Join students who have already discovered they’re the best place to get results, & sign up for your lessons today!

Call (818) 203-5342 or email

Visit for more info.



Today in History

Chocolate Cake Day

Punch the Clock Day

The Russians liberate Auschwitz in WWII (1945)

Tragedy strikes the Apollo space program as a fire in the command module kills astronauts Lt. Col. Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Lt. Col. Edward H. White, and Lt. Cdr. Roger Chafee. (1967)



Real families with tween/teens who are addicted to singing competition shows and think they can do better than the judges

Do you watch the singing shows and wonder why you aren’t one of the judges! Submit the following to Family members names and ages, City, Photo, Contact & What singing shows do you all watch together and never miss?



Homeschool Conference

February 27th– March 1st at the Hyatt Hotel in Westlake Village

Kid friendly homeschool conference is open to all interested in learning more about alternative forms of education.They will have 40+ workshops for current and new homeschoolers. Kids workshops! If you are new to the world of homeschooling, they encourage you to attend the two FREE workshops, Homeschooling 101 and The Education Revolution. Childcare provided.




Divorce With Dignity

Divorce is one of the hardest events to go through in one’s life. It is easy to feel alone during this process. Douglas Wolf is a family lawyer and mediator with over 35 years experience. He prides himself in communicating with you so that you understand the process, your rights and your options. As your consultant and advocate, he works collaboratively so that your transition is as smooth and comforting as possible. For more information, contact Douglas Wolf at (818) 888-0033.



Vita Perfetta Party Services for your Next Special Event

They Create. You Celebrate. Vita Perfetta is a top notch party service company providing the hottest, latest trends for your most important events: birthdays, bat/bar mitzvahs, school functions, etc. Featuring: Krome Body jewelry inspired temporary metallic tattoos, tattly tats, charmsies, party lashes, photo booth, message bracelets, hair flair, id tags, etc. Themed parties avail upon request. Servicing all of LA, Ventura & San Diego.



Looking for an AMAZING summer day camp experience?

Consider Sierra Canyon, located on 17 picturesque acres. Summer fun surrounded by majestic shade trees and grassy fields. Indoor camp activities are enjoyed in spacious air-conditioned facilities. Call 818-882-8121 or visit to schedule a tour. Online registration starts February 1st for the best rates – starting at $72 per day!



Great Handyman

Paints houses, repairs roofs, repairs dents in cars, etc. Lives toward Pasadena so will work on the west side, Glendale and neighboring areas. $20 per hour plus expenses and $10 for gas per trip. Call Louie at 323-258-8894.



20 Simple Secrets Of Happy Families

Backed by science. Discusses open communication, role modeling, loving, positivity, forgiveness, fairness, feeling being in control, discussing tough subjects, family rituals, in-laws, pets, much more.



Nail Art

Whether you are a nail technician or simply love your nails and want to use what is best for you, all you need is the high quality, long lasting nail designs by MoYou Nails. You can create beautiful artistic designs using our easy to use nail kits and image plates. The nail stamping image plates are simple to use, good value and available in unique and original designs for both modern and classic style nails. Super cool!



7 Research-Backed Ways to Raise Kids Right

Discusses praising, sleep, honesty, rules, teen arguing, fighting in front of kids, gratitude.



The MemoryTag lets you put videos on greeting cards, post cards and stickers

MemoryTags may be purchased in the form of adhesive labels (who doesn’t like stickers?) or displayed on pre-printed products, such as greeting cards or postcards. The unique code on each MemoryTag can be scanned for the purpose of creating or viewing custom video messages. These messages are easily uploaded and shared with the use of our free MemoryTag App, available for both Apple and Android devices. MemoryTag labels are sold individually or in sheets of ten. They are perfect for creatively sharing, expressing, or communicating just about anything at any time but what really makes them special is you. MemoryTag, Scan You’re it!



Freddy the Penny

The tale of Freddy, a brave young penny who goes on an exciting quest. As soon as Freddy enters the world, he is filled with curiosity. His adventures begin when he makes two friends: a pretty penny named Betty and a wise quarter named George. The three friends set out across the country on an adventure, meeting many new friends and even encountering some fearsome foes. Through the characters’ journey, young readers will learn about friendship, family, and more



The Role of Pretend Play in Children’s Cognitive Development

An academic paper suggesting that high-quality pretend play is an important facilitator of perspective taking and later abstract thought, that it may facilitate higher-level cognition, and that there are clear links between pretend play and social and linguistic competence. It includes challenges and policy directions suggested by recent research.



Mommy’s Helper Available

Can pickup kids from school, take them to their activities like ballet, sport etc. Can help with home work, help with prepare dinner, book travel arrangements, help organize files or paperwork and more! Call Marilyn Cohen at (818) 601-7177 or email



Convertible chic shawl that can be worn 15+ ways

Shawl Dawls is for the everyday woman on-the-go who desires simple yet chic fashion. The Shawls are practical without compromising on style, offering fashionable formulas for multiple looks that can transform her outfit from casual day wear as you run your errands to a sophisticated night look as you meet with friends for dinner. Experience a Shawl in any of the constantly-changing, limited-edition colors and fall in love with this staple piece.



Aloha Dance Fitness

Jolie Ker can help you achieve your fitness goals, meet your wellness needs, and be the best version of yourself! Leave the old habits behind and say aloha to the healthy habits! She is your complete one stop wellness coach! Are you ready to Eat Clean to get Lean while having fun doing it? Email



The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens



Wrestling Jerusalem

Friday, February 6th & Saturday, February 7th from 7:30-9:30pm at The Pico Union Project

Set in America, Israel and Palestine, Wrestling Jerusalem follows one man’s journey to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Davidman’s solo performance grapples with the complexities of identity, history, and social justice. Giving voice to over a dozen characters, the play sheds light on one of the most entrenched conflicts of our time.Click to watch the trailer for Wrestling Jerusalem. For Tickets visit For more information on the Pico Union Project, visit

1153 Valencia Street inLA, 90015



26 Best Healthy Snacks



The Baby Baby Pibu

The loving brainchild of dermatologist mom Dr. Amy, the Baby Baby Pibu™ organization produces the ideal combination of gentle, effective products made from high-quality, clinically-tested ingredients. Every product is paired with Dr. Amy’s detailed, easy-to-digest instructions on application and care, so that parents can focus less on figuring skincare out, and more on tiny bundles of joy. Our experts are squarely focused on providing only the best products, parent education materials and customer service. All BabyPibu™ products are backed and approved by the FDA and a team of board-certified dermatologists.



The HUB on Venice

The Hub on Venice is the place where mind, body, and spirit go to reconnect. Workshops ranging from parenting groups to Kabbalah to psychology classes all exist at the ‘Hub.’ This Mar Vista community is inclusive, a place that all people can feel a part of. They have a beautiful cafe and outdoor space that we desperately want people to use for themselves. The Hub holds events all the time, like this past Saturday when they had a ‘Country Night’ themed party; there was line-dancing, food, and a live band. This is a gem of a place that we want to make more known. You are more than welcome to come by and visit the space anytime you’d like.



Lucky Scratch’s Horse

A cleverly designed board that catches the paint shavings of scratch off Lottery tickets for easy disposal. Lucky Scratch comes with it’s own coin scratcher that can be replaced with your Lucky USA quarter. Small enough to fit in your purse or car door, glove compartment or console. Six beautiful Lucky designs to choose from. Makes a Great Gift along with your Favorite Lottery Ticket. Get Your Scratch On with Lucky Scratch.



Top 52 DIY Home Projects Gadgets And Ideas



Parent’s Night Out Drop offs at Kidz Korner Encino
Saturday, February 7th from 6-10pm

Arts & crafts * games * karaoke – Cost: $35 first child, $20 siblings. They will have snacks and pizza and drinks, play like chimpanzees at Kidz Korner, do crafts, sing karaoke, play video games, win prizes, do virtual gaming, and hang with awesome friends. They will have a blast. Email or register at



It’s Not Brain Science, Just Brush

This article captures a brief moment in tooth brushing, and it turns into something that will open your eyes, warm your heart, and have you laughing.