May 15 2020

A Story For Children About Feelings During The Pandemic
Not Forever But For Now is a picture book to help your child process their feelings during the social distancing of the pandemic.
Today in History
National Bike to Work Day
National Chocolate Chip Day
Police Officer’s Memorial Day
President Abraham Lincoln established the Department of Agriculture (USDA) (1862)
Regular airmail service inaugurated (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) . (1918)
Nylon stockings hit the market for first time (1940)
“If I had a Hammer” by Peter, Paul, and Mary wins a Grammy (1963)
Teachers Give It Their All To Reach Students Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Teach Children About How Their Body, Mind and Emotions Work Together To Help Them Grow
MEandMine game kits make a child’s journey of self-discovery the most fun and educational hands-on adventures ever. Game kits include:
“Fish Out Germs” – transforms a classic fishing game into a crazy, fun body adventure to teach kids about good hygiene & how the body heals.
“Coral-laboration” – kids learn about their emotions and the importance of teamwork by practicing good listening skills, taking-turns & communicating ideas!
They inspire kids to find out what they are made of with scientifically-proven methods for learning and help them to face the wild road of life ahead with excitement, confidence, creativity, and resilience.
Need A Video Done For Graduation Or Any Other Special Event?
Jason is available to make videos for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or any other celebration! He makes each one individualized for the person in terms of music / themes etc! Email for more info.

The New Parenting Support and Baby Gear You Need, Virtually
The Pump Station & Nurtury has helped new families for over 30 years, and they are here and available to support you now. Whether you are expecting soon and need help with Baby Care, Intro to Breastfeeding, or Pediatric Safety/CPR classes your hospital can’t provide, or you’re a new mom struggling with breastfeeding or new parenting issues, they’re here to help. Their amazing team of lactation consultants and family therapists are available for one-on-one and small group parenting support calls virtually. Their stores have hard to find baby care products, plus great baby gear, with free virtual shopping assistance and convenient same day curbside pickup or local delivery options. And as a local, women owned and operated business, they really appreciate your support as well.
Disney’s Free Classes Teach You How To Draw Your Favorite Characters
Grab a piece of paper, sharpen a pencil and improve your art skills. Disney is offering a free series of animation courses on its YouTube channel. The classes are led by Disney animators and range from about 10-30 minutes. Beginners welcome!
Walk and Play L.A. Virtual Event on Facebook Live
Saturday, May 16th
This family-friendly community event celebrates and promotes the well-being of children in Los Angeles while raising critical funds in support of CHLA and its mission to create hope and build healthier futures. Now more than ever, our everyday heroes-our patients and frontline staff-need your support. Funds raised through Walk and Play L.A. assist CHLA in fulfilling our mission of creating hope and building healthier futures for all the patients.
Explore An Amazing Project Based Alternative for High School – Tuition Free Public Charter
Wednesday May 13th from 6-7pm
Meet SCVi’s team of credentialed facilitators, school director, college & career counselor, and athletics director from the comfort of your own home! After you complete your registration, you’ll find the info to join in via video conference. Register at
Ceceell – Original Cutting Edge Designs – All Made In The USA
Renowned Visual Artist & Fashion Designer, Rick Hyman, created original artwork and developed this awesome collection. Find the latest art designs on furniture, bath, pillows, bedding, apparel(including face coverings for adults/youth), and other products at
Script School Specialized Group ZOOM Writing Classes for Groups of Children
The classes help them with English literacy, communicative and presentational skills within a fun environment. They are focusing on popular movie universes so students can choose their own characters they know and love and build their stories!
Star Wars (Every Wednesday at 4pm)
Avengers (Every Thursday at 4pm)
Harry Potter (Every Friday at 4pm)
Cost is $30/student for each 2 hour session – with a 50% discount on the first session! Email or call 323-471 5941. Reviews at
Something For The Kids To Watch At Home
The Party Animals have launched their 1st season of Webisodes to keep the kids entertained during the Stay at Home order. The Party Animals are a rock-n-roll band that sing & dance & teach life lessons along the way. Check out all 5 webisodes and subscribe at
All-New Superhero Series ‘DC’s Stargirl’ Great for Families & Children of All Ages
May 18th
This month, the all-new highly anticipated DC’s Stargirl will be debuting on DC UNIVERSE, the digital subscription service from DC. Great for families and kids of all ages, DC’s Stargirl highlights family values, diverse family dynamics, as well as the many facets of modern American families and how these relationships grow and change over time. From original creator and comic book writer Geoff Johns, DC’s Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger).
The Community for Working Moms
At HeyMama, they know first hand what it’s like to grow a family, business, career and legacy simultaneously. They provide the network you need to succeed. Whether it’s through the online members-only forums or thought-provoking live events, HeyMama offers its members a community like no other to reach business and personal goals. From conferences and panels to playdates and epic parties for the kids, there’s always an opportunity to learn from fellow leaders, experts, and mamas through all stages of business and motherhood.
Kids Can Celebrate Birthdays In A Fun New Way During Quarantine
Help make their day extra special! Outschool is offering birthday related Zoom classes, live online, so the birthday boy or girl can celebrate in a fun, virtual way and connect with friends. Classes include:
* Lego Masters Challenge: Create, Build, Share
* Virtual Birthday Painting Party – Rainbow Unicorn
* Celebrate with an Arty Party!
The classes run between 50-90 min. and are taught by teachers. In case you are not familiar, Outschool is a live, tele-schooling platform for online classes that provide community and learning in small group settings, especially formulated to keep kids engaged via Zoom.
Awesome Drum Lessons Online
Richard Sherwood offers online lessons with Facetime, Zoom or Google Duo. Lessons with younger kids include jumping, clapping, stomping, etc. as well as basic reading and lots of drumming on whatever you have in your home. In his over 20 years of teaching experience, he has found students learn in different ways. He adapts lesson plans to fit the students’ learning styles and goals. Richard has travelled the world playing in all kinds of environments, has a BA in Jazz Performance & also created a giant electro-acoustic looping percussion instrument – Call 310.621.2850 or email for more info.
Family Virtual Game Night
Gather your friends and family to participate in the Virtual Game Show Extravaganza, hosted by professional MC’s and Facilitators from Feet First Events. The Virtual Game Show includes Family Feud, Name That Movie, fun Trivia Questions and it ends with a high-energy hilarious Scavenger Hunt – that might have you running around your house to collect and create a pyramid out of toilet paper rolls (among other things…)! $50 per Family, Minimum of 10 Families in each Game Show session.
Great Gardener Lead
Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson –
“Reynaldo Luna has been our gardener for 11 years and does a truly terrific job. Dependable, reliable and knows how to take care of the yard! I have referred him to SO many other Jens List members and EVERYONE loves him! He can trim trees too! Call him at 818-802-0025.”
Counseling West Is Providing Affordable, Sliding Scale Telehealth Counseling
If you are interested in becoming a telehealth client, visit for affordable therapy.
Infant/Toddler Sleep Training Sleep Consultation in Hebrew & English
Special pricing during this time! Now that we’re at home, it’s the best time to teach you’re child how to sleep through the night. For more details, call 818-631-4282.
Expectant Moms & Parents Of Children Ages 0-2 Focus Groups
A popular children’s entertainment/media company is running ongoing research in an online community for 1 year! They are looking for parents of children ages 0-2 years old as well as expecting moms. If selected, you will be paid for completing each activity, up to $10+ per month. There will also be additional opportunities to participate in live virtual sessions, online live chats, or diary projects where you can earn up to $75+.