Parents, top 10 tips to prepare young children for a move

Parents, top 10 tips to prepare young children for a move

Over the years, many studies have been conducted to define and rank which typical life experiences cause the greatest amount of stress for the average adult. For anyone who has had to make a move, it probably comes as no surprise that moving ranks within the top 10 of the most stressful events… and once you […]

Allowing our children to be children

It seems obvious that “Children are not little adults.” But we often forget that simple truism in interacting with our children, resulting in unnecessary frustration for both us and them. The world appears very differently to children than it does to adults. Children do, in fact, exist in their “own little worlds.” They usually can’t […]

Do as I say, not as I do. Really? 

Danielle Lindner Special to Valley News  We’ve all heard that old familiar phrase from our parents, “Do as I say, and not as I do.” We may have even used it a few times with our own children. If you think about what we are saying to our children, what message are we really giving […]

Enjoy dining out with children

Enjoy dining out with children

TEMECULA – Parents know taking children out to eat requires patience. The sights and sounds of a restaurant can be overwhelming and distracting to children used to eating at home. Toddlers have not learned to control their impulses yet, and even school-aged children may experience intermittent breakdowns when they are uncomfortable or not feeling well. […]

RIVERSIDE: 20 victims – many juveniles – saved from multi-state sex-trafficking ring

RIVERSIDE: 20 victims – many juveniles – saved from multi-state sex-trafficking ring

RIVERSIDE – Officials announced the arrest of an alleged pimp who has been charged with human-trafficking of a 16-year-old girl and advertising her services as a prostitute in multiple online publications. The man, identified as Lawrence Gunn Jr., 32, was arrested without incident Nov. 29, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant John Sawyer. The charge of […]

Help for parents of children who stutter is as close as your library

Thanks to some generous donations, the Stuttering Foundation has donated a new DVD, entitled “Kids Who Stutter: Parents Speak,” to 8,800 public libraries across the country. In this 16 minute DVD, parents and speech-language experts talk about how to promote easier talking as they interact with their children. The professionals offer simple tips that parents […]

Michelle’s Place, others provide backpacks for children

Michelle’s Place, others provide backpacks for children

“We had a record number of children receiving backpacks this year,” said Ashlee Collins, Communications director for Michelle’s Place, “The generosity of this community made this possible.” The cancer resource center held a “Party in the Park” at Los Alamos Sports Park Aug. 7, for 35 families struggling financially due to the expenses of breast […]