November 6 2019

Life Coaching for Parents with Paola Gancman, CPC
Parenting is an amazing journey. One that requires constant shifting and upgrading. Paola Gancman, Certified Professional Coach in Sherman Oaks. Paola has a Masters in Clinical Psychology and 20 years of experience in the fields of Education and Psychology. Paola works with parents, teens and young adults and can help you work through the challenging transitions of your family life. Contact Paola at or 818.820.9323 for a free consultation. Don’t parent alone!
Today in History
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
National Family Caregiver Month
Abraham Lincoln elected President of the United States (1860)
Aviation History Month
Child Safety Protection Month
International Drum Month
National Adoption Awareness Month
National Caregivers Appreciation Month
National Diabetes Awareness Month
National Epilepsy Month
National Model Railroad Month
National Novel Writing Month
Native American Heritage Month
Peanut Butter Lovers Month
Real Jewelry Month
National Sleep Comfort Month
Marooned without a Compass Day
National Nacho Day
Saxophone Day
“Let’s Get Social”
Beginning Nov. 16th
This 8 week social skills group is designed for tweens and teens, ages 12-15. The mission of this program is for students to gradually develop their social competencies & to better understand how to connect with others. There’s 5 core competencies that will be taught in the group: Self-Awareness, Self-Management & Self-Regulation, Social Awareness, Relationship & Peer building skills, Safety and responsible decision making skills. Email & phone appointment necessary prior to sign-up. Maximum 8 students. Email or call 818-850-5313 for more info!
Read To Shelter Dogs with Wags Kids
Watch – and learn more how you can send your kids off to have fun this winter!
ADHD- How to Ensure Your Child Succeeds in School and Life
Wed., Nov. 13th from 9:30-11:30am at Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center
Whether your child has already been diagnosed with ADHD or you have concerns, this two hour parent workshop will cover everything you need to know–diagnosis, treatment including behavioral therapy, nutrition, sleep, supplements, neurofeedback and medication. Our medical, behavioral, mental health and neuroscience experts can help your children and teens have success in school and life. Special promotions will be available for those who attend.
Limelight Limousine Company Hiring Drivers
Must be reliable, have an excellent driving record and be at least 35+ years old. Work for a great boss. Pay rate negotiable. Contact Steve at 818-968-9414. Mention Jen’s List.
Valley of the Paws “Mobile” Pet Grooming
I LOVE them! HIGHLY recommend! Stacey and Sheila know how important caring and connecting with animals and creating everlasting relationships is. That is why they provide care for your fur babies as if they were their own and ensure that they receive the highest quality care. The mobile part is they will pick up your pet, groom at their salon in Canoga Park and drop off – ALL at no extra charge! All services include ear cleaning, teeth cleaning and nail trim. Baths start at $40 and grooming ranges between $50-$70. For more info, call 818-212-4250 or 818427-9041.
The Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience
Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, prepared our sons for their Bar Mitzvahs & she was incredible! Unaffiliated with a synagogue? Stephanie will guide your child through a meaningful experience. She gives so much of herself, sharing her passion for Torah study and Jewish music through personalized education, customized to your child’s personality/creativity. She takes care of every detail, and has guided countless students to their special day with confidence and a true sense of connection to their Jewish heritage. Want to take your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a rabbi in Jerusalem! She’s also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience.
It’s Always Black Friday at
Don’t pay retail this holiday shopping season! Find the best Designer Sample and Warehouse Sales every week in the L.A. area. Find vetted local discount outlets for gifts, fashion, lighting, furniture, exercise equipment, rugs, and more. Want to know where the secret Costco and Target liquidators are? They know and tell you all about them. Since 1999, BargainsLA has reviewed over 1000 discount outlets and published over 10,000 sales., your guide to the best deals in town.
Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show
December 6th-8th at the Fairplex in Pomona.
Cross everything off your holiday shopping list and have a great time! Dazzling in full holiday splendor, the event puts Santa’s workshop to shame as 340 artisans unite to offer more than 24,000 unique handmade original works, strolling performers, contests, specialty foods, an interactive Kidzone, and more. Visit with the artists and get your items personalized for gift hero status. Kids 12 and under are free!
Financial Planning Firm Hiring
-Marketing & Biz Dev Manager: 10-15 hours a week
-Data Analyst & Compliance Manager: 3-5 hours a week.
Problems With Apple Email, ICloud, Photos, Printers, Wireless?
Or maybe you just want to learn more? Check out the top reviews at Google, Yelp and Angie’s List where they were just given a Super Service Award. Jen’s List members get a free Virus checkup! Call John at 310-621-5679.
BLVD Kitchen Holiday Shopping Night
Thursday, November 14th from 6:30-8:30pm in Sherman Oaks
Come for an evening with your favorite BLVD Artisans and get a jump on your holiday shopping. Choose from beautiful ceramics, candles, Kantha market bags, Muddle & Wilde cocktail/soda syrups, handcrafted wooden charcuterie boards and so much more! Enjoy a glass of wine and light refreshments from our BLVD culinary team.100% of your $10 donation will benefit Planned Parenthood and give you $10 off a purchase of $50 or more.
Fall Sewing Classes For Kids Are In Full Swing
Fridays 4:00-6:00pm in Encino
Looking for a way to get your kids offline?! Use of sewing machine as well as fabric and all materials needed are included. Visit or their Facebook page to see what the mini designers have been sewing. Email or call 818-723-1164 for more info.
Dessert Goals
November 9th,10th, 16th and 17th at Evolve Project in Echo Park
Because dessert is always a good idea! This is the biggest festival yet! Enjoy a tightly curated selection of the very best desserts in LA for four sugar filled days on! The theme of this fest is Tie Dye Tiki – think bright tie dye shirts with tropical flair! Be sure to dress up! Round up the #DessertSquad and bring your stretchy pants. This is going to be the ultimate cheat day of the year.
Baby Boxy
Uniquely curated baby gift boxes with an emphasis on the unboxing experience. With Baby Boxy you can be sure your gift to celebrate a new baby’s arrival will be a memorable one. Every detail from the interior packaging to the exterior shipping box is thoughtfully planned with the theme of your choice to make sure your gift is extra special! Baby Boxy features only the best brands of baby apparel and accessories to ensure baby is getting high-quality and safe products
Annual Holiday Ice Rink at the Lakes
November 7th-February 2nd
Get ready to skate The Lakes this season with festive music, hot chocolate, and plenty of holiday cheer to go around. Skate rentals are available. Guests may bring their own.
2 Day “Dare to Lead” Women’s Workshop, Certified by Dr. Brene Brown
Nov. 21st and 22nd from 9am-3pm
Step into your purpose! Based on the groundbreaking principles of Dr. Brené Brown’s bestselling book, Dare to Lead™, this exclusive 2 day workshop is your invitation to take charge of your life & relationships: from work to marriage to parenting.
Brought to you by professional career / life coach Sandra Long, who trained under Dr. Brown (among many certifications), this boot camp will empower you to plan your next chapter. Offering 30 min. consultation with Sandra. Call 310-367-2786.
Substitute Teachers Needed For The LVUSD
I’ve been doing this since Aug. 2016 and LOVE it! Must have a college degree(transcripts/diploma needed), taken/passed the CBEST, as well as completed the online application, uploaded a resume & included 3 recent letters of recommendation. The district will help you in obtaining a 30-day emergency permit once all other requirements are met. Assignments are both full days and half days. Can choose grade level and schools desired to work in. Job posting closes on Nov. 8th. To apply, visit
Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wildfire
Malibu’s unimaginable natural beauty changed on November 8, 2018. Alongside his wife and son, Robert Kerbeck battled the fire that threatened to take their home. Blending investigative journalism and personal memoir, Malibu Burning brings you on the dramatic, life-threatening journey of real people fighting 2,000 degree flames to save entire neighborhoods. This book takes you into the hearts and minds of those who fought for their lives while the world watched Malibu Burning and how people survived this tragedy through courage, kindness and unified cooperation.
Weight Loss Class/Support Group
Saturday, November 16th from 10:30am-12:30pm in Woodland Hills
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 20 years of experience is starting a weight loss class/support group. She is a medical professional who will help you reach your weight loss goals. Classes include handouts. Class meets weekly, depending on number of people interested. $35/class (pay cash or check on the day of class). Contact or call 818-624-4306 for more info.