Can HopSkipDrive Change Your Life?

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Sometimes the simple physics of parenting are against us – and for many, that happens when kids start afternoon activities. You can add one karate class here and one soccer practice there for one child in a week, but add

3.5.15

Three Hikes Worthy of these Gorgeous Clear Skies

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When the rains sweep clean the L.A. Basin, hiking is in order. Here are three worthy places to explore.

Admit it – you’re perfectly happy not to be living back East with all those dreadful snowstorms. For many, the single …

3.5.15

POTTED POTTER through Sunday, March 1

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POTTED POTTER: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – a Parody by Dan and Jeff

Written and Performed By Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner

10 Performances only! Fed 25- March 1, 2015

Hold onto your wands, Potted Potter has crossed the pond …

2.27.15

Watch a T-Rex Grow Up at The Natural History Museum

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One my son’s early childhood developmental phases was, what I like to refer to as, “the Dinosaur Phase”. It was phase one, closely followed by the “superhero phase” and then the “Lego period”.   Tragically my son’s Dinosaur phase coincided with …

2.19.15

Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future

 Local artist works with local kids to create work inspired by LACMA’s collection.

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LACMA has a neat program that pairs contemporary artists with local school children, and Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future represents the seventh iteration of this unique collaboration. …

2.7.15

A Trip to Palm Spring’s Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Palm Springs is a fabulous adult playground, with great restaurants, golf, tennis and pools a plenty, but I’m nearly always there with my nine year-old son who this year led me to believe he might actually “die” from boredom. In search of something new, we discovered The Living Desert.
1.5.15

The Lego Movie – Everything is Awesome!

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In looking back over 2014, we’re pretty fond of a lot of family titles. High on the list is The Lego Movie, which was released back in February and has grossed over $480,000 worldwide.  ‘Tis the Season to watch …

12.17.14

Sand and Skate: Winter in Santa Monica

Here’s an “only in LA” adventure that is custom made for the holidays: dining with your toes in the sand before heading to an ice-skating adventure, all within a few blocks of each other. Welcome to winter in Santa Monica!…

12.10.14

Big Hero 6 (plus Feast)

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It’s number one at the box office for good reason! Big Hero Six offers up original, loveable action heroes that will delight you and your family. Marvel Comics and Walt Disney Pictures have joined forces to create an animated superhero …

11.17.14