Have you ever had your car seat inspected? This is a great chance to get it done for free!
Where: Pretend City 29 Hubble Irvine, CA 92612
When: October 25th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Specifically for: Infants (0-12 months), Young Toddlers (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (4-5 years),…
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Here are a few events for the Halloween season here in Orange County. For a complete list provided by OrangeCounty.net…Continue
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Children have an inbuilt drive for discovery. Encourage your child to observe the world and to feel a sense of wonder for everything in it. Maria Montessori believed that all children behave like “little scientists” in that they are eager to observe and make “what if” discoveries about their world. Infants and toddlers test the…Continue
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This week, purchase your OC Mommies Discount Card online and receive a $5 gift card to Target Stores! We are having so much fun shopping and saving with our discount cards, and we want you to join us. From today until Saturday October 1st, when…Continue
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Come learn all about the animals associated with Halloween! Class includes hands on learning and fun crafts. Please note this class fills quickly! Please see special instructions.
Event Fee: $5.00 per child (One parent included)
Parking Fee: Irvine Park entry weekdays $3 per car;…
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We can't get enough of the South County Gymboree classes..because our kids LOVE IT! The owner, Mitch, runs a top notch program, the teachers are fabulous with the kids and their classes offer 45 minutes of play and fun for every age. So we couldn't WAIT to step foot in the new location that JUST opened in…Continue
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A very popular question that always comes up on our discussion board is, "When should my child first see a dentist?". We decided to ask Dr. Samuel Wu, from South OC Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics what his recomendation is.
"First visit by first birthday" sums it up. Your child should visit a pediatric dentist when the first tooth comes in, usually between 6 and 12 months of age. This visit will establish a "dental home"…
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If you're looking for something fun and educational to do this weekend check out the Orange County Children’s Book Festival! This fun event has author and illustrator presentations, storytellers,…
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Arts and Crafts are a big part of learning for 2 year olds. Children at this age learn through music rhythm and movement, nonrepresentational (scribbles and random marks) and dramatic play. It's likely your toddler will start to choose their "favorite color" and take every oppotunity to…Continue
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If you are on the fence as to the benefits of Kindergarten for your child this article might be helpful.
Common Sleep Mistakes
By: Michelle Donaghy, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach℠
Here are four common sleep mistakes and how to avoid them:
1. Putting children to bed too late!
Set regular bedtimes (and, if appropriate, nap times) and stick to them. And don't wait until your child is rubbing his eyes, yawning, or whining — that's probably too late. Put him to bed earlier. Even 15 to 20 minutes of extra sleep…Continue
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Join Orange County Fifth District Supervisor Patricia Bates for a
morning focused on building Healthy Families and Healthy Futures.
WHO IS INVITED? All parents looking for information, ideas and inspiration. …
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If you are looking for a fun, cozy, sheek place to hold your next event.. you must check out the Wine Artist in Lake Forest! The Wine Artist caters to a number of private events including baby showers, bridal…Continue
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Rally your friends, family, and coworkers to join us at the Plaza Pacifica shopping center in San Clemente to help find the causes, effective treatments, and a cure for autism, as well as enjoy a day of good old-fashioned family fun.
Rain or Shine! The 3rd Annual Trace 3 San Clemente 10k-5k and 1/2k Kids Run benefitting Hope 4 Hanna will take place on Sunday, October 9th, 2011. Help us as we "Take Down Autism One Step at a Time".
New for 2011 is our…
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On October 7, 2011, Bel Bambini celebrates the opening of its second location in Newport Beach, bringing the renowned West Hollywood based baby boutique to Orange County.
Inspired by nature, the design concept of Bel Bambini-Newport, was to bring the outside into their space. With many high-end eco-friendly products including apparel and furniture, Bel Bambini wanted their space to reflect that with an organic and whimsical approach…Continue
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A nipple shield, or as some new mothers have called it a " breast shield" or "nipple guard" is used as a breastfeeding tool to help assist some babies with latching difficulties. There are many different reasons why your Lactation Consultant may have recommended the use of a nipple shield. For some women, the only way they will ever be able to breastfeed is with a nipple shield, where for others it is just a temporary solution. There is nothing wrong with using a nipple shield as long as it…Continue
Session Dates: Thursdays, October 6-27
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Specifically for: Toddlers (2-3 years): grown-up participation…
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