A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

Minari’s Quiet Confidence

Empathy and humor abound in a quiet tale about the farming dreams of a Korean American family in the 80s.
2.21.21

(We Need More) Poetry in General and Amanda Gorman’s poetry in Particular

One of my favorite things about reading the LA Times morning newsletter is that a poem is delivered with the news each day. I try to take a moment and read it because I want to support the effort to …

1.23.21

2 Top Rock ‘n Roll Docs

Nostalgia is an excellent quarantine cure
1.23.21

Wide Open School

Where to go for learning help, virtual field trips, and life skills during the pandemic.
1.23.21

Climate Crisis: From the Mouth of Babes and Nonagenarians

Urgent calls from Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough
1.3.21

The Compton Cowboys by Walter Thompson-Hernández

Local journalist chronicles the lives of the Compton Cowboys
7.10.20

Giving Back: FarmLink

College kids transporting farm produce to cities during Covid supply chain disruption
7.1.20

Covid Coping: Top Picks for Online Museum Resources for Families

It’s hard to sort through all the many resources on line, so why not start with a few of our best museums in the US. Here, curated for kids, are some choices for activities which are active and creative.

American

4.25.20

Tips for Museum Going with Kids (LACMA)

When visiting a museum with your kids, having a navigation plan is key.  Often we get so focused on logistics (traffic, parking), that we arrive on campus without a clue where to begin.

So it’s useful to have a simple …

8.11.19