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How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp!

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp!

Are your kids going to sleepaway camp this summer? As you pack those bags, both parents and kids may be feeling a little nervous—and that’s totally normal. We asked Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, for her best...

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

When Tim Masters’ daughter Emily developed allergies and eczema as a baby, he and his wife Cindy set out to solve her issues through any means necessary. Tim had been in the mattress business since he was a teenager, eventually purchasing the business from his mentor...

Meet the Founders of 21 Seeds!

Meet the Founders of 21 Seeds!

This week, we’re thrilled to be sharing one of our favorite female-founded brands, 21Seeds.  Lead by three amazing moms, it’s an all-natural line of fruit and botanical-infused tequila. The first thing you need to know about 21Seeds is it’s as far from the harsh...

SUMMER CAMP GUIDE 2021

SUMMER CAMP GUIDE 2021

Make this summer feel closer to normal by signing your kiddo up for a camp. We’ve got STEM and tech camps, sports camps, creative camps, nature camps, adventure camps, traditional summer camps!       OC Music & Dance is proud to offer camps and...

Meet the Doctors of Treehouse Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

  First up, Dr. Nasem Dunlop, founder and owner of Treehouse Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics. Dr. Nasem is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She has been practicing for over ten years and has also had roles as director and attending at USC pediatric...

Can Being a Woman Put You at Risk for Varicose Veins

Can Being a Woman Put You at Risk for Varicose Veins

  Yes, ladies, unfortunately it’s true – the mere fact that you have two X chromosomes making you a woman also puts you at greater risk for developing varicose veins in your lifetime compared to men. In fact, up to 50 percent of American women may be affected at...

The Value of Music and Dance in your Preschooler’s Life

The Value of Music and Dance in your Preschooler’s Life

    Music and dance are incredibly important aspects of any child’s life. From the time they’re born, parents instinctually rock their children, sing to them, bounce them, using music and movement to engage, soothe, and care for their young one. As a child...

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

During these busy, stressful times, it can be really hard to take care of your own health. Our kids’ emotional, educational, physical AND other needs can take up 150 percent of our time. But skipping basic self-care can be counterintuitive. Any mom who has taken 30...

Braces versus Invisalign; a clear difference but a difficult choice

Braces versus Invisalign; a clear difference but a difficult choice

If you are considering straightening your teeth, improving your smile, or correcting your bite, then this post is for you!  There may never have been a better time to do orthodontic treatment than right now while in quarantine and wearing masks. One of the most common...

Social Distance Entertaining Ideas!

Social Distance Entertaining Ideas!

This story was provided by our contributor Host to Perfection​! As we approach the holidays, a highly entertaining time of the year, we need to stop and thoroughly think about how to host in the era of COVID-19. It will be a unique holiday season!! It can be extremely...

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell!

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell!

Elizabeth Berkley Photo by Jeff Vespa/@portraits Have you been watching the new “Saved By the Bell”? To put it simply, this is the show 2020 needs—a healthy dose of humor and nostalgia, and a perfect choice to watch together as a family. We spoke with Elizabeth...

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