Halloween Treats: Spooky S’mores

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For my son’s very first class party, I made the rookie mistake of not pouncing on the snack sign-up sheet. It was for his preschool Halloween party, and by the time I got around to volunteering, all that remained was the dreaded “other” category. But I’m always up for a creative challenge. So I retreated […]

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5 Snack Ideas for Picky Eaters

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By Meika Rouda I am a total hypocrite. At least when it comes to feeding my son. My six year old son has always been a complicated eater. Well not always, as a toddler he devoured hummus and avocados and bison burgers. I remember feeling a cocky stripe of pride in his adventurous eating and […]

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Raising A Gay Kid In A Misogynistic Culture

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By Lisa Keating I’ve always been aware of misogynistic tendencies our culture has, especially growing up in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Larry, a character from the 80’s TV show Three’s Company, is a prime example of “that” guy; the one who is overly machismo and marks every corner he walks by. Misogyny becomes blatantly obvious […]

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Parenting Video Tips: Making Breakfast Fun

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By Brandy Black I remember some of my most cherished days as a child involved doing something that I had never done before, breaking the mold, changing things up.  One morning my father woke me up and said we were all going on a “around the world day”, the agenda was thai food for lunch […]

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Post LA Pride Thoughts

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By Bianca Ysabelle Dalangin “Selfie” Sundays. Sundae Sundays. Meet your mother-in-law for the first time Sunday. Call June 8th any kind of Sunday, but on a Sunday that promised the three things I loved the most: dancing people, blasting music, and endless rainbow-filled banners, Sunday, June 8th at 6:45 a.m was considered LA Pride Sunday. […]

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New Children’s Book Depicts Two Gay Princes Marrying

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A new children’s book featuring same-sex marriage has been written by business professor Jeffrey Miles at the University of the Pacific. The Princess and the Treasure is a story of two princes out to save a princess, but end up falling in love with each other. They get married and live happily ever after. “With the […]

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