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Acts of Kindness You Can Do With Your Kids

The single most important thing we can teach our kids is to be kind. If more people lived by kindness first, the world would be a better place.

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Sleep Away Surf Camp is a Huge Hit

For the sixth summer in a row, we dropped Ava at YMCA Camp Surf to spend time at sleep away surf camp in the waves, sand and California sun.

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Taking the Learner’s Permit Test at the DMV

We knew one day soon Sophia would be ready for taking the Learner’s Permit Test at the DMV, and in some ways it’s been a long time coming. But, we got her there – and here’s how we helped our daughter get ready for her Learner’s Permit.

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Books for Teens to Read This Summer

Our kids love having downtime in the summer, but it’s still so important to keep brains engaged when they’re not in school. Get them started by providing some suggestions like these books for your teen to read this summer.

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Passing On a Lifetime of Palm Springs Road Trips to our Kids

I’ve been visiting Palm Springs since I was 14 years old, and I never tire of its dry heat, swimming pools and desert beauty. Those first few visits set in concrete a love affair with the Coachella Valley that has endured throughout my lifetime. Passing on a lifetime of Palm Springs road trips to our…

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Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

If you have teenagers, chances are they are online whether you want them to be or not. Rather than forbid or ignore that it’s happening, it’s time to work at keeping your kids safe online. Here are a few ways to help make that happen.

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Low Tech Things To Do On A Road Trip

Summer road trips are our family’s jam. We love to hit the road for long weekends, visiting fun California places like Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and more. It’s easy to let our kids get lost in their smartphones while on the road, but a family trip is also an opportunity to connect and engage in some low tech things to do on a road trip.

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Manage Kids’ Cell Phone Use with a Contract

When we first decided to allow our girls to have their own cell phones, it wasn’t to keep up with the Joneses. Despite the kids’ arguments that they “needed” them for conversation with their friends, we decided to get them when the girls started going to events without us. We didn’t want to enter into this new world without parameters, so we came up with ways to manage kids’ cell phone use with a contract.

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