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Owner of the Perfect Party Planner on Oakley’s Kid-friendly Atmosphere

Name: Sara Pattison Kids: Shelbi (3), Connor (8 months) Extracurricular claim to fame: Owner of The Perfect Party Planner Favorite kids spots in Oakley: blue manatee is one of the fun things we love to do. Now...

Why Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment’s President Prefers Homeschooling

Name: Britney Ruby Miller Kids: Caden (13), Gracie (8), Hannah (6), Asher (18 months) Extracurricular claim to fame: President of Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment A kid-friendly perspective: From the time my brother and I became parents, we...

The Rosenthal Education Center Lets Kids Discover Their Inner Picasso

For most parents, the idea of bringing little ones—and their sticky, curious fingers—to an art museum probably sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. (Don’t touch that priceless painting! Stop climbing that centuries-old sculpture!) But...

Raising Generous Kids

Instilling goodwill at a young age creates well-rounded, charitable adults.

How to Save Money on Your Wedding

Use these scheduling tricks to keep costs down on your big day.

Ask the Expert: Judi Sturwold, Principal of Premier Park Events

With three decades of experience, Sturwold has some tips for planning the perfect outdoor wedding.

Local Wedding Album: Jordan Pauley and Zach Perkinson

This couple tied the knot in a whimsical soirée right out of a storybook.

Get Your Groove Back: Social Life

Your personal relationships may be your last priority, but they’re still important. Here’s how to make sure they don’t suffer.

Get Your Groove Back: The Workplace

If you're nervous about going back to work, we've got advice from moms who have been there.

How to DIY Your Wedding

Whether you're looking to save a few dollars or flex your creativity muscles, we've got the best tips and tricks.