August 6 2019

Direction Life Coaching End of Summer Parenting Workshop with Paola Gancman, CPC in Sherman Oaks Thursday, August 22nd from 7-8:30pm Get ready for the new school year. Workshop topics: parenting styles, discipline, setting limits, communication, organization, daily routines, social media, peer pressure and being present as a parent. Open to ALL parents. $18 per person. RSVP by August 19th at Limited Space. Questions? Contact Paola at 818.920.8323 or email Paola is a certified professional life coach with an ... ...continue reading

August 2 2019

Casting Girls 8-13 in LA and OC Only Now casting for major kid network, fun and outgoing girls, ages 8-13, with birthdays in September or October. Must be from Los Angeles or surrounding cities. Also must have siblings living at home as well! "Dream Come True " opportunity! Submit to Kat Erangey at & include the child's name & age, parent name & contact, city & state and a photo of child & group family photo.     Today in History * Admit You're Happy Month * Family Fun Month ... ...continue reading

July 31 2019

Ever wondered about that TOP SPOT on Jen's List? Jen's List End of Summer Sponsorship Special - Book 2 Top Spots on Jen's List, and you'll get a 3rd Top Spot, plus another two Silver spots, for FREE. A GREAT way to reach over 20,000 families in Southern California. Thank You to EVERYONE who has contributed to the newsletter for the past 14+ years. Please visit for more information. Expires Sept. 30th.     Today in History ... ...continue reading

July 26 2019

MandarinArts New concept MandarinArts Studio launches in Sept! Language, music, dance - all taught in Mandarin. Nurture bilingualism, but in a fun and organic way! Ever wish your kids could speak Mandarin and enjoy the learning process? Wish no more. MandarinArts is a brand new concept studio teaching Chinese Mandarin to kids as young as 1. Gone are the old school ways of trying to teach Mandarin to young kids in America. At MandarinArts, kids learn in a creative and fun environment, designed to engage. Dance, music & piano lessons all taught in Mandarin. Oh yes, of ... ...continue reading

July 24 2019

I Will Forever Be Indebted To "It's Just a Dog Thing" "All of their experience, knowledge, patience, natural affinity with dogs & enthusiasm, took Laila(my Boxer) from a disobedient, mischievous, devious, defiant, rebellious & naughty 2 year old dog, to an amazing, cooperative, obedient, family pet. Laila would not respond when called, door dashed, was aggressive towards men & jealous of other dogs. Shawn's attention to detail ensured that Laila thrived utilizing positive methods to address her negative behaviors. Shawn took the time to make sure our entire household had ... ...continue reading

July 19 2019

B'nai Mitzvah Your Way by Shira Fox For Shira, serving as a Cantor & teaching B'nai Mitzvah brings her greatest passions together: kids, neshama - soul, & music! She gives your child and your whole family an enriching, positive Jewish experience, steeped in love of tradition. In addition to offering private tutoring, her specialty is co-creating personalized ceremonies for families from all backgrounds. Shira crafts a B'nai Mitzvah option, relevant to your family's Judaism and vision. Best of all, she comes to you! Email or call 818-807-9649 for more ... ...continue reading

July 12 2019

The 1st CBD-Infused Jelly Bean From The Inventor Of The Jelly Belly® Jelly Bean Rainbow Beans are lab tested to ensure that the correct amount of hemp-extracted CBD is added to each piece. The jelly beans have 38 assorted flavors, are gluten free and vegan. And whenever possible, they use natural flavoring. They are a USA company who prides themselves in having products that can be trusted as well as have the best taste! Order them today!     Today in History Different Colored Eyes Day ... ...continue reading

July 10 2019

Canyon Creek Family Camp August 30th -September 2nd For new and returning families! Spend quality time with your kids at camp and let the Canyon Creek staff take care of your whole family! There will be family activities as well as time for parents to relax while your kids enjoy kids-only activities with their great counselors! It's a perfect weekend for the whole family - you can be as active or as relaxed as you choose! For more info, visit You will not be required to pay in full - a deposit of $50/person will allow you to ... ...continue reading

June 26 2019

Never Thought I'd Say This Fuller House star and mother of two Jodie Sweetin and her best friend(and my friend), life coach Celia Behar, hilariously tackle parenting taboos by sharing war stories from the frontlines of single motherhood, talking to special guests about the issues all parents face in 2019, and giving unfiltered advice to listeners. Do NOT miss it! Subscribe to the podcast now, then listen to the full episodes weekly, starting July 10th. ... ...continue reading

June 21 2019

The ULTIMATE Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, prepared our sons for their Bar Mitzvahs & I HIGHLY recommend! 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 a true sense of connection to their Jewish heritage. Want to take your child to ... ...continue reading