Entertainment

Peter Pan: Return to Neverland – Combo Pack
As sequels go, this is pretty darn good. Peter Pan: Return to Neverland is an extension of the original Disney's Peter Pan only this one focuses on Wendy's daughter Jane. Wendy is all grown up...
PBS KIDS is Still Going Strong
PBS KIDS is Still Going Strong
Lesli Rotenberg, General Manager of Children's Programming at PBS, recently spoke about the network and its commitment to helping nurture young viewers. "At PBS KIDS, our mission is to foster a love...
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever - DVD
Barbra Streisand stars in this delightful musical directed by Vincent Minnelli. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever is filled with entertaining characters (including a brief appearance by Jack...

Marriage and Divorce

Getting Divorced in Stages
From a legal standpoint, a divorce proceeding begins when either the husband or the wife files a court document commonly called a petition. Psychologically, though, the divorce process begins much...
A Healthy Lifestyle Means a Healthy Marriage
We didn't realize the kind of toll being sedentary was taking on our relationship until we snapped out of it and decided to make some changes. It was not a pretty start, but that's exactly what we...
I Just Want to Know Why?
"There's more to getting to where you're going then just knowing there's a road."~ Joan Lowery Nixon, In the Face of Danger  I met a woman the other day whose husband recently told...

Pregnancy

Like Totally Mammalian
Fancy hypnosis program?  Check.  Belly-buds so the baby inside can listen to classical music?  Check.  Organic mattress?  Check.  Prenatal acupuncture? Check. ...
Why Couples Won't Seek Help for Infertility - Part 3
Click Here to Read Part 2There are many reasons why women and men do not seek help for infertility when struggling to start a family. Research found that women ages 32-38 year olds with infertility...
Egg Freezing As Standard Of Care
Egg freezing has finally been lifted as an experimental procedure by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and can now be offered as standard of care to patients who desire it. While early...

Parenthood

Dr. Cori On-Call: Being the New Kid
There is a natural amount of anxiety and excitement that comes with the start of the new school year and that is without the added drama of being the new kid.  The following are highlights from...
Back-to-School Highlights
Summer is over, so how do you get your kids excited about going back to school? Get them the best tools to start the school year right!Everything that you can think of, from cool new outfits,...
A List Of "Nevers” For New Fathers
Over the last six months I have learned a lot about being a father.  Most of the time it's total bliss, but let's get real: there are plenty of occasions (most of which happen between 2 and 6 a....

Health

A Post-Partum Surprise You May Not Have Been Expecting
According to records kept by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more babies are born in August than any other month.* A lot of hemorrhoids may also make an appearance around then, as the...
Get Your Body Ready for Summer
Has the anticipation of putting on that bathing suit got you down? Get ready to breathe a sigh of relief because we've got your guide to some great workouts and routines to get you ready for the...
Costa Del Mar - The Right Sunglasses Make All the Difference
Costa Del Mar - The Right Sunglasses Make All the Difference
We all know that sunscreen is important for our skin. You might not think that sunglasses are as important for our eyes, but they are. Getting the right pair can make the difference between being...

Sports

So You Want to Try Synchro?
It's a busy Saturday morning at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics.  Sounds of splashing and children's voices echo through the instructional pool, which is brimming with goggle-sporting...
Skiing With Your Kids
Winter is almost upon us and with it, skiing season in North America. Each year, thousands of families visit family-friendly resorts that offer activities for kids of all ages. If you are teaching...
London Olympics Sparks Renewed Interest In Synchronized Swimming
    Graceful, athletic legs and nose-clipped faces are returning to swimming pools across the country as synchronized swimming enjoys a resurgence of interest.  Newly-developed...

Travel

Celebrating California Wine Month this September in Temecula
 The 9th Annual California Wine Month sparks a month-long vinous celebration across the Golden State, and Temecula Valley's 35 wineries invite fans to explore the Southland's premier...
24 Hours in New York City
24 Hours in New York City
With more diverse culture and world-class attractions than you'll know what to do with, The Big Apple is known by many as the best city on the planet. Although you could spend a lifetime here and...
Disneyland Resort Update - Summer 2013
Disneyland Resort Update - Summer 2013
Disneyland Resort Update - Summer 2013
Disneyland Resort Update - Summer 2013
Disneyland Resort Update - Summer 2013
"We've had a tremendous first year," Mary Niven, VP Disney California Adventure Park and Guest Services at the Disneyland Resort, told a group of journalists about Cars Land and the updated...

Life After College

My Young Gay Friend
Last night I took a young friend to a meeting for LGBT youth. As he is a bit (extremely) shy and I am a bit (extremely) protective of him, I stayed in the building during his meeting, perched...
Why I Keep an Emergency Kit in the Trunk
Today I listened to a story about an elderly couple who went on a road trip. The wife was convinced she was dying because there was hair in her comb. Natural response. They had to travel a long...
Don’t Ask This Gen Y-er
There is an excellent chance I was born during the wrong decade. I can't keep up with my generation, though I rarely try. My wife is currently on the phone with our wireless company trying to figure...

Activities and Attractions in LA

Have a Holly Jolly Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood
A perfectly whimsical holiday experience for the entire familyDr. Seuss has become a much bigger part of the happiest time of year - finally, magically, and whimsically. Living in Los Angeles, it has...
Pitfire Pizza Is Keeping A Big Secret!
People all over the world alike have long been crazy for pizza. But over the last few years, they have elevated their passion to a vocation, sending pizza into a whole new stratosphere of...
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
The Disney Princesses are so popular that they now have their own area in Disneyland. Fantasy Faire is located in the area that was previously the Carnation Plaza Gardens. It is a fun storybook...