Articles Written By: Cindy Donnelly

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Spotlight On South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp

Spotlight On South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp

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South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp web of life (2)

South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp is the first camp of its kind in the South Bay! You may have met the camp director and founder Kathleen Jacecko at this year’s What’s Up for Kids Expo in March. We asked her to share a little about her new program taking place at Wilderness Park in Redondo Beach this summer!

Spotlight on PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp

Spotlight on PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp

You may have met staff from PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp at the What’s Up For Kids Expo in March.  We asked them to let us know a little more about more about their Summer Day Camp programs in Palos Verdes. 1. Tell us a little about your camp. PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day…

Eco Friendly Baby Rattle Perfect for Summer Travel!

Eco Friendly Baby Rattle Perfect for Summer Travel!

Beautiful Rattles that are Award Winning and Natural, Sustainable and Recycled from the Meiya And Alvin Collection by Great Pretenders. What’s Up for Kids received two adorable rattles to review. The Alvin The Elephant and Meiya The Mouse Soft Rattle Toys are both suitable to give as a new baby gift and are the kind…

Tips for sun protection

Tips for sun protection

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.    Here are a few tips to protect your family from the sun provided by Dr. Pascucci, a dermatologist at the UCLA Health Office in Redondo Beach. 

BADA Board Portable Work Surface for Kids and Parents

BADA Board Portable Work Surface for Kids and Parents

A must have for family travel is the BADA BOARD. BADA BOARDS are personal desktops that enable users to create work spaces just about anywhere. They are light and fold in half to a size that can easily be tucked in a back pack. They can be used in airports, cars, tents, the classroom, meetings…

May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

Looking for a fun family activity with an element of service and surprise? May baskets are a charming way to celebrate the coming of spring while spreading a little joy to friends and neighbors. Plus, kids of all ages can enjoy this activity! The concept is simple: on May 1st, the giver leaves a small…

Spotlight on AquaSurf Camp

Spotlight on AquaSurf Camp

You may have met members of the AquaSurf Summer Camp team at the What’s Up for Kids Family Expo and Camp Fair in March.  This year, AquaSurf is expanding their camp program to the South Bay and we asked them to share a little about what kids and parents can expect when they sign up for…

Spotlight On South Bay Kids Connection

Spotlight On South Bay Kids Connection

If you attended the What’s Up for Kids Expo in March, you may have met the people behind South Bay Kids Connection, a new program in the South Bay focusing on social skills. We thought this program is something many parents would be interested in learning more about, so we asked Diana Cortese, South Bay…

Healthy Family Recipe: Rosemary Chicken

Healthy Family Recipe: Rosemary Chicken

Editor’s Note: I am so pleased to introduce a new column to What’s Up for Kids which will include Healthy Family Recipes from a local South Bay dietitian. We hope this helps families find a few new healthy recipes to help with that endless question, “What’s For Dinner?”  Rosemary Chicken: Serves (at least) 4 Tip: Prep…

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