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Family Fun

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, 2019. It's a special time for students, parents, and the community to show a little extra appreciation to teachers. We found a few perks for Monterey Bay teachers during this week! Read more

Education

Here are six ways Monterey and Santa Cruz County families can honor Memorial Day. Read more

Holidays

Do you have room in your home and heart for a child who needs help? Monterey County has about 400 children in need of foster care. These children need loving families to help nurture and positively guide them in life. Read more

Parenting

The month of May is an excellent opportunity to acknowledge the importance of maternal mental health and the one in five women who experience such disorders like postpartum depression. Read more

Health & Wellness

As much as every mom appreciates a card, some flowers, and a bit of a break on Mother’s Day, coming up with new gift ideas can be difficult. Here are ten gift ideas to show the mothers in your life some extra love on Mother’s Day. Read more

Holidays

Although the second Sunday in May has been designated as Mother’s Day, the appreciation should continue every day. Read more

Parenting

It has been such a pleasure to write the Military Mom column during our time in Monterey, but like anything, all good things must come to an end. For my last Military Mom article, I am going to highlight some of my Monterey favorites! Read more

Family Fun

Erin Pereyra is the mom to the wonderful and sweet 13-year old, RJ, who has been in Special Education his entire academic career. Here are some of her tips regarding IEPs. Read more

Education

In the education system, if you believe that your child is having difficulty, there are some avenues you can take to make sure your student is getting the support they need. Read more

Education

In just two short months, kids will be out of school, and you’ll be looking for ideas to fill up their summer with fun and learning. Summer is the perfect opportunity to round out your child’s education with creativity. Read more

Family Fun

Thought summer camp was just for kids? Think again… There has been a growing trend in recent years for summer camps for the whole family. The idea is that everyone can join in on the fun that was once reserved for kids and their camp counselors. Read more

Family Fun

Thought summer camp was just for kids? Think again… There has been a growing trend in recent years for adult only camps. The idea is that everyone can join in on the fun that was once reserved for kids and their camp counselors. Read more

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Of course, it’s great physical exercise to lace on sneakers or hiking boots and hit the trails but the benefits extend to the mental and emotional. Here are ten local trails that your family will enjoy: Read more

Family Fun

Below are 8 ideas for Easter traditions you can try with your own kids. Pick and choose a few of them each year … and stick with the ones your family loves! Read more

Holidays

It’s tough to figure out what gifts our kids will love. But in the end, we usually find out that it isn’t so much the gift but the time we spend with them that counts! Read more

Parenting

The top two Senior Division project winners from the 2019 Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair will advance to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona May 12 - 17. Read more

Education

The Countywide Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Monterey County Office of Education and community partners, will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Hartnell College on Sunday, March 3. Read more

Education

It's time! Summer camp planning has begun and we have the resources to help you. Read more

Family Fun

Making sure your child has a great experience at summer camp is a priority whether it is his first time or fifth time. The key is to find out what your child wants to do, give him options and let him have a voice in the process. Read more

Family Fun

The American Academy of Pediatrics found that self-esteem is shaped by both the child’s perceptions and expectations as well as the perceptions and expectations of significant people in her life. Read more

Parenting