10 Ways to Keep your Head Over the Holidays

The holidays are around the corner, and everything is coming to a culmination soon in December. Naturally, we all want to stay organized during the festive season despite the many pressures that keep rocking us till we feel we can’t hold any longer. We want to please everyone, the children to experience the holiday magic, and we want everything to go on perfectly. This does not only push our anxieties to the sky but also disrupt our routines and schedules. Similarly, our emotional health, waistlines, and wallets also take a hit. Here are some of the top secrets to you need to start checking to keep this holiday organized.

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Halloween Safety

 Halloween allows our littles to dress up and have a great time with their imagination.  Here's our handy How-To on having a safe, fun Halloween without having to worry about the crazy clowns coming out of the woods or candy concerns. Consider these creative options for your family this Halloween.

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Celebrating Fall; SOCAL Style

With the leaves beginning their colorful transition and Halloween right around the corner, it's the perfect time to brainstorm your fall activities list. Celebrating this season with your family in the Southern California area is quite exciting. From San Diego to Orange County, there are a lot of ways to have a good time! If you're ready to celebrate fall SoCal style, here are five of the best activities in your area for you and your family!  

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In Memory of 9/11

I was 19 years old that September day. I remember sitting in my car outside the humanities building at Montgomery College. On the radio was a local morning show. It was silent except for the murmured "I can't believe this" from the DJ. I remember driving home, looking at the sky as if to spot the next weaponized plane. Terror made my mouth sour and my breath hitch. At the time my grandparents were in New York. Grandpa watched the towers fall. He served in WWII and said he'd never experienced anything like that moment. Many of us remember the reactions of our parents even more than our own. Our sense of safety was in tatters that day. So, we came together. All of us. To share our strength and our love of our country. 

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