11 Free Things to Do This Weekend in Los Angeles

Made it through the holidays with your budget not quite as intact as you’d hoped? Or maybe your 2018 resolution to spend less but play more needs some help.   We’ve got this! Read on for almost a dozen (just one short!) things you can do this weekend without pulling out your wallet.  Music Just for Kids: Loyola Marymount University presents its Concerts of Music for Children at 1 and 3...

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Los Angeles Museums

Enjoy a Day of Free Culture

Thirteen is the lucky number this month for those who like to visit Los Angeles museums. Jan. 28 marks the 13th annual Museums Free-For-All, a day where more than 30 Southern California cultural institutions welcome the public to visit free of charge.   Take this opportunity to go to one of your family’s favorite museums or check out someplace new. Participating museums go from A (Annenberg Space for Photography) to Z...

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Helping Boys Get the #MeToo Message

Currently, we can’t watch the news or connect with social media without hearing about another sexual harassment scandal. Although our instinct is to want to talk to our daughters about ownership of their bodies, boundaries and consent. But the vital conversations to have right now is with our sons. In order to raise caring, empathetic and sensitive boys we need to create a cultural shift to one of mutual respect...

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The Battle Against Bullying

One of the worst things a parent can ever witness is their child being hurt physically and emotionally. Bullying covers both in spades.   Unlike schoolyard taunts, childish teasing and miscommunication, bullying causes hurt at a whole new level. It involves an imbalance of power where one person intentionally and repeatedly causes physical or psychological harm to another. This can take the form of pushing, hitting, destroying one’s possessions, excluding one...

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