Westside Kids Guide
30 Things You Have To Do in Santa Monica with Kids
When tourists imagine Los Angeles, what they're really picturing is Santa Monica.
29 Things To Do with Kids in Culver City
Some days a Westside mom needs an outing that doesn't involve the 405.
10+ Preschools with Last Minute Options for Westside Kids—No Waiting Lists!
Procrastinated? Just moved? Didn't get the acceptance letter you wanted? There are still options.
25 Things to Do with Kids in Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey
Enjoy this relaxed Westside neighborhood and don't be afraid of the water.
10 Kid-Friendly Happy Hours in Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, & LA's Westside
Let the parent who has never yearned for a drink and a cheap kids' menu cast the first stone
Gated Playgrounds: Westside Parks with Fences for LA Kids
I only have two kids, but at times I've had the likes of four or five. You know the drill:...
Cooling off in Public Swimming Pools on the Westside
There are certain hot summer days when a splash pad at the park just isn't enough, and the beach is...
Santa Monica Pier Kids' Scavenger Hunt: the Treasure Is 15% off Pacific Park
Bet you think you know the Santa Monica Pier, right? You know the roller coaster and the Ferris...
Co-op Preschools and Nursery Schools on the Westside
I'll be honest: when my kids were preschool age, I didn't think they needed school yet. I...
Best Pizza and Pizzerias on the Westside
You answer the door, pay the guy, slide the box across the table, and presto! Dinner is...
Museum of Flying at Santa Monica Airport: Plane Old Fun
At the risk of being accused of gender-based stereotypes, I believe I have located the exact...
Santa Monica Food Truck Lot - A Family Night Out
Santa Monica’s Tuesday Food Truck Night at the California Heritage Museum is the ideal venue for a...
Culver City - Small Town Life in the Big City
I was ready to pack up and leave LA. My lovely little rent controlled apartment in Santa Monica...
Santa Monica - Can a Suburb Be Too Much in the Sun?
When people imagine raising kids in Southern California, what they’re picturing is Santa...
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Kids: Where LA Families Can Get Their Green On
St. Paddy's Day offers a great excuse for a whole lotta parades, leprechauns, and corned beef!READ MORE
School Start & End Dates: 2020-2021 Academic Year Calendars for LA County Schools
Wondering when vacation starts or ends, and how much time you'll have for family travel?READ MORE
Purim Carnivals and Celebrations Are All Over Los Angeles this Week
Raucous Mardi Gras style carnivals celebrate a courageous queen's victory over a classic bad guy.READ MORE
Free and Cheap Summer Camps Los Angeles Parents Should Know About
Check out these camps now, because the free and cheap ones fill up first!READ MORE
10 Waterfall Hikes Every LA Family Should Know
A hike to one of these Southland waterfalls is the stuff that family memories (and Facebook posts)...READ MORE