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Best Family Activities In Sacramento To Do Before The Summer Ends

Beat the late-summer doldrums with Sacramento area activities like gold-panning, carnivals, farmer’s markets, concerts, bike rides and more.

08/07/2015

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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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Ask A Sacramento Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

If you have children, sooner or later you will need a babysitter. It can be a daunting task. How do you find the perfect sitter in your area? Childcare expert Lydia Burkhard offers some tips.

07/31/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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Best Public Pools In Sacramento

Summer is the time to hit the pool, but the question is where and when to go. Here you will find a few of the best choices in the Sacramento area.

07/17/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Best White Water Rafting Near Sacramento

Sacramento is ripe with excitement over riding its rushing whitewater sprays fragrant of freshwater, spring flowers and bursts of turbulence as if in a whirling pool of awesomeness!

07/11/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Sacramento

Pull the kids away from their iPods and headphones and let them experience music in the real world with free outdoor summer concerts.

07/10/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015