April 17 2017













Bizzy Girls Tween Entrepreneur Camp (ages 6-12)


Bizzy Girls helps girls gain confidence, learn skills and start their first business. Girls create their own products, write mini biz plans, write ads, learn about cost/profit and create a pop up store for friends and family at the end of camp to sell their products. Girls go home from camp with their earnings. Bizzy Girls is all about empowering tweens and helping them see their visions come true. Camps and run one week, Mon.-Fri. and fill up quickly.









Today in History



Bat Appreciation Day


Blah, Blah, Blah Day


Dyngus Day 


National Cheeseball Day


Patriot’s Day


Pet Owners Independence Day






The ULTIMATE Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience


We used Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, to prepare our son for his Bar Mitzvah, I HIGHLY recommend! Unaffiliated with a synagogue but still want your child to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah? Stephanie offers private Jewish education and Bar Mitzvah preparation – all-inclusive instruction in Hebrew, prayers, and chanting Torah. Stephanie can create a service customized to your child’s personality & creativity. Want to take your son to chant his Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a wonderful rabbi in Jerusalem. Stephanie has guided countless students to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah day with confidence and enthusiasm. She is also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!







It is time to find your direction and join the Workforce


Thomas Hoffman M.S., Master Career Counselor uses a variety of proven techniques and testing with counseling to help you uncover your strengths and focus on your career goals. Expert services offered for clients in High School, College, Mid-Career changers and Workforce Return. Take control of your destiny and explore your potential! Your career is a major part of your life and it affects you as a whole person and your path to self-fulfillment. Email careerexplorers@msn.com or call 818.661.3611.







Hands down….The BEST place for brows


Ronnie Retin is truly an expert at what she does. Ronnie has 10+ years of experience & has been deemed a true artist by her clients. She believes in a full, natural looking brow, that frames your face and bone structure. You will not experience thin, over plucked, or “one size fits all” brows here. She gives each person the best shape for each individual person. Ronnie specializes in “brow rehab”(as I had to go to…LOL) and takes the time to teach each client how to reach their best brow potential. Ronnie is available Tues-Sat., from 9am-5pm at The Brow Barre inside the Vintage Beauty Bar in Woodland Hills. You will LOVE her and your brows! Call (818) 970-4139 or book your appointment at https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/TBB4ZJ.






The Pump Station & Nurtury – For All Your Newborn Care Needs


Celebrating 30 Years of helping new and expecting parents get the knowledge and confidence to care for their newborns, the Pump Station is the best place to get the experience- and research-based support you need:




In-Home or In-Store Breastfeeding Consultations


Post Partum Doula Services to care for Mom and Baby


Outstanding Mommy & Me Programs


And so much more…


Convenient locations in Hollywood, Santa Monica, and your own-home! 🙂







Free Los Angeles Summer Camp Expo


Sunday, April 23rd from 12-3pm


Looking for a summer camp or program for your kids this year? Discover L.A. Camp Fair 2017 at AC Stelle Middle School in Calabasas. Learn about many different summer camp opportunities and meet and speak with representatives from participating camps and programs all in one place. Over 50 camps in attendance. There will be games, prizes and activities for the kids, too! Participating camps will be giving away FREE camp sessions and more. Admission is absolutely FREE!


22450 Mulholland Hwy in Calabasas, 91302







Counseling West Open House/Welcome Event


Wednesday, April 19th from 7-8pm


Counseling West invites you to a free welcome session to explore their mission and counseling services. If you are interested in learning more about the therapy process, this is a great opportunity to bring your questions and meet the warm and caring staff. RSVP to debra@counselingwest.com or call 818 990-9898.


4419 Van Nuys Bl, Suite 310 in Sherman Oaks, 91403







Hooked on phones


Texts and notifications, anxiety and phantom vibrations – Anderson Cooper talks about the impact smartphones have on teens and adults, particularly himself.







The Help Group’s Advance LA 2017 Conference


This one-of-a kind conference, offers sessions focusing on the needs of transitional age young adults with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive functioning difficulties, learning differences, and mental health issues including dual diagnosis. Conference participants can select from daylong tracks focusing on Academics and Careers, Relationships, Diagnostic Considerations and Interventions and Mindful Awareness. Don’t miss this educational and very rewarding day. To learn more and to register, visit www.advancela.org. Advance LA prepares teens and young adults with diverse challenges for a successful future.






Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship to hold Free Open House


Saturday, April 29th from 10am-2pm


Here is an opportunity to learn more about the services that it offers to children and adults with special needs. This fun, family orientated day will include demonstrations by our talented students highlighting the programs that Ride On provides including therapeutic riding and therapy services.







Pink Spin for Sharsheret at BeatBike in Tarzana


Sunday, April 23rd at 1:30pm


Dress in pink workout gear and join your friends for an exciting indoor cycling class at your favorite studio in Tarzana, BeatBike. Proceeds will benefit Sharsheret, the only national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women and their families facing breast and ovarian cancer.







6 Tips for Hosting a Food Allergy-Friendly Kids’ Party







A Faery Hunt’s Fairy Fun Time at the LA Arboretum


Saturday, April 29th from 9:30am-12:30pm


The faeries encourage us to go outdoors. The outdoors will rejuvenate your spirits and your heart will take wing! What an exquisite, gorgeous place to spend the morning with the Faeries from A Faery Hunt. Join them in interactive walkabouts in the Celebration Garden of LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. The faeries will bring you stories of faery magic and flowers, with dancing, singing & fun, while weaving in messages of kindness, respect & ecological responsibility. Call 626-821-4623 for tickets.







GoSili has finally launched their new To-Go Coffee Cup on Kickstarter


It’s the first ALL silicone to-go coffee cup with an embedded stainless steel ring that prevents the cup from collapsing on itself, making it super strong and easy to us AND with their patent pending technology built into the cup, it’s dishwasher and microwave safe…even with the stainless steel! Need a quick reheat, no problem, just pop it in the microwave! GoSili’s goal is to produce products that are not only better for everyone, but also products that improve the way we live and the world around us. It’s time to ditch plastics, and GoSili! Let’s change a little bit of the “take and toss culture”.







19th Annual Momentum Place


Sunday, May 14th at 2pm at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum


The Momentum Place creates a fantastical world of aerial and circus performers, dancers and musicians in Theatricum Botanicum’s rustic outdoor amphitheater. Bring your mother to honor the MOMentum in her life – always on the go for others. Now, she can sit back, relax and enjoy an uncommon afternoon of performance delights that are kid friendly and full of surprises. For an extra treat, enjoy a scrumptious brunch in Theatricum’s rustic gardens before the performance.


1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 90290


(310) 455-2322







Meditation teacher, author, and clinical psychologist


Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation. Tara is the senior teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. A clinical psychologist, Tara is the author of Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha and True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart (Bantam, 2013). Tara is nationally known for her skill in weaving western psychological wisdom with a range of meditative practices.







The Zimmer Children’s Museum’s biggest annual event “We All Play”


Sunday, April 30th from 12:30-4:00 pm


Kids ages 6 months-8 years old and their families will get to enjoy their favorite Zimmer exhibits PLUS arts & crafts stations, live music and performances, delicious snacks and refreshments, games and tons of outdoor fun! Because play is absolutely essential to the way that young children learn, proceeds from We All Play supports the Zimmer’s access initiative, which enables thousands of children from low-income families to learn through play at the Zimmer for free. Visit http://www.zimmermuseum.org/weallplay2017.html to get your tickets!






Find Your Work Lifestyle


Feel that your only work option is to stuff envelopes or sell beauty products? Handing your paycheck over to a nanny? Using your vacation time for dentist appointments? Find work that fits your lifestyle and skills.







Depression rates are rising worldwide: 6 signs you should never ignore







Youth Acting Coach, Brittany Ross, teaches private lessons and group classes in LA and Orange County


Brittany Ross is a working actress. She plays Courtney on ABC’s, The Middle, and has appeared in numerous Disney and Nickelodeon shows. Her unique teaching style gives young actors the tools they need to book their dream jobs. Clients have appeared in Hot in Cleveland, The Middle, Bad Teacher, Austin and Alley, and more! Brittany coaches every level of actor; from the beginner to the working pro. For private coaching or to inquire about group classes, call (818) 390-1349.







For Rent – Residential


Furnished Backhouse available for Rent in Sherman Oaks. Near Coldwater/Moorpark


This rental is perfect for a young professional or single parent needing temporary housing. Includes: utilities, tv/cable, trash, plenty of street parking, private access, agreed upon scheduled access to kitchen in main house. Potential nanny share opportunities for tenants with children. Contact (818) 630-7904 if you are interested. $1,750 per month.





Beautiful master bedroom/bathroom available


Large, comfortable town home located in beautiful upscale Agoura Hills has a spacious, clean and private master bedroom suite with a private bath is truly welcoming available. There’s a Queen size plush-top comfortable bed with luxurious cotton linens, and a cozy comforter. A lovely vanity area, a tub a large shower with a nice sized closet. 5 Bay Windows. Keeping Service throughout the home. All utilities included, 100+ TV Stations. Rates at https://www.corporaterental1000oaksca.com.




Room available in Calabasas home


Starting May 1st, a room is available for rent in a private Calabasas home. Includes utilities, laundry, plenty of parking. Must love dogs! Drama free! Furnished room. Private bathroom. $790/mo. Starting July 15th, a larger room available also for $950/mo. Email Cindy at chgodee@gmail.com.