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5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

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3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Sacramento

These Sacramento businesses offer ways to get fit and improve your health, while your kids are having safe, supervised fun just a room away. Throw on your yoga pants and strap on that Fitbit – it is time to grab the kids and hit the gym.

04/24/2015

Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Sacramento

With hundreds of tree-filled parks, numerous places to access waterways, outdoor community concerts and urban spots with public arts installations, Sacramento is rich with opportunities for picnicking.

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Sacramento

Children and play are one and the same. Anytime, anywhere, play is at the top of list, interrupted only by food and sleep. The greater Sacramento area is absolutely bursting with wonderful playgrounds for children of all ages, both inside and outside.

04/03/2015

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Best Places For Your Dog To Enjoy The Day Outdoors In Sacramento

Whether relaxing together over breakfast or a brew on a sunny patio, swimming and hiking along the river or participating in the Doggy Dash, there are many places in Sacramento that will help get you on the fast track to canine happiness.

03/27/2015

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Unexpected Social Security Benefits For Divorcees

There are plenty of things to consider while going through a divorce. Don’t overlook the financial benefits that you are entitled to from social security.

03/19/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Sacramento

Award-winning teacher Sarah Kesty is a particularly great resource for staycation ideas because she loves to celebrate life, act goofy and have a lot of fun.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

Olinda Hirsch is the US Nutrition Education Program Coordinator for Sacramento. Here are five healthy tips from Hirsch on helping with your picky eaters.

03/06/2015

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Ask A Sacramento Expert: Keeping Your Kids Entertained On A Day Off From School

What to do with the kids on a day off of school? A local expert weighs in.

02/20/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015