Waylon Fanning was just three days old when he was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot–a serious heart condition that will require several surgeries to correct. Waylon’s mom, Kara, shares her family’s story. Read more

Health & Wellness

Awareness of the importance of good heart health should start before your child is born. You want to follow through with all prenatal checkups and make healthy choices before, during and after pregnancy. Read more

Health & Wellness

As military dependents, we have access to two gyms, located at Naval Postgraduate School and the Presidio of Monterey. There are other choices available as well. Read more

Monterey Military

Most Americans have elevated stress levels during the holiday season. Instead of being full of good tidings and cheer, families often feel drained of time, energy and peace. Here are ten tips to help ease the stress. Read more


If this will be the first Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Year’s celebration with your new grandchild, you might want to take a little time to think about how to approach the coming holidays. Read more


In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, we talked with Monterey-area experts who offered some advice on breastfeeding. Read more

Health & Wellness

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