Our Kids

Dr. Asal | Neuropsychology

Unlocking Each Child’s Potential Pediatric neuropsychologist and licensed clinical psychologistAsal Houshiarnejad, Psy.D., practices in the Calabasas area. She specializes in providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, evidence-based therapy, and consultation for children, teens, and young adults with developmental, academic, cognitive, attentional, learning, behavioral and/or social-emotional challenges, as well as those with current medical conditions and complex medical […]

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Fitness Can Be Fun

While your kids may not be ready to climb Mt. Whitney or scale Yosemite’s Half Dome, they can certainly learn to appreciate the joys of fitness. Whether hiking across local trails or playing Frisbee with friends at the beach or local parks, kids quickly learn that fitness rocks at any age. When it comes to […]

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Even Cartoons Are Educational

Well, we made it through summer. The kids are back to school so, this month, we are focusing on education. Here are some of the best methods to help both the kids and the adults achieve greater learning skills. Just keep reading below, and I’ll show you where to go. Fortunately, these days, it’s much […]

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Kids Chores Provide Lifelong Rewards

None of us likes doing chores. Even the word itself sports negative connotations. However, kids especially can benefit from these helpful routine tasks. Assign your children duties around the house to foster responsibility. Positive feedback for performing simple jobs, from vacuuming to walking the dog, offers a sense of accomplishment while bolstering self-esteem. Chores help […]

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Bullied or Bully?

How and what to know October is National Bullying Prevention Month. It’s also the perfect time to discuss bullying issues with your children and let them know you, their teachers, and other adults in their lives are always available to lend support. What constitutes bullying?Aggressive behavior by one person against another is considered bullying. Threatening, […]

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Ask the Pediatrician

Calabasas Pediatrics Tips for School Success Health and school success should be at the top of every parent’s mind. Lifestyle choices, including nutrition and sleep, play a major role in school performance. To ensure your kids are on track for a healthy, happy, and successful school year, we’d like to share our best back-to-school tips […]

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Posh & Petite Playhouse

Where Kids’ Imaginations Soar Imagine a place where make-believe lives. CIO (Chief Imagination Officer) Jennifer Deeley created the Posh & Petite Playhouse in Woodland Hills, a space small enough that you feel safe leaving your children in their capable hands, yet large enough to make your tiny tot’s dreams come true. In other words, it’s […]

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Synergy Academics

Brings out the best in every student Synergy Academics in West Hills affords students from kindergarten through college the confidence to accomplish their educational objectives with positive reinforcement and hard work. With over 20 years of experience, founder Jennifer Lopata believes every student is capable of learning with an individualized program. After operating remotely during […]

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Is My Kid’s Picky Eating a Problem?

Picky eating can be a normal part of childhood as toddlers and young children assert their independence. If kids are growing well and socially engaged, parents can be reassured that picky eating is likely a phase that will pass. But sometimes, it goes too far. Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID, is a relatively […]

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Enrich 2022

MONARCHS GYMNASTICS AND PARKOUR5331 Derry Ave., #C-1, Agoura Hills | 818.889.3634 | monarchsgym.com Monarchs is a children’s center dedicated to inspiring kids to grow by developing their minds and bodies. Visit them in Agoura Hills or Newbury Park or catch a mobile gym around town. Monarchs offers curriculum-based, physical-instruction programs designed to cultivate your child’s […]

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Educate 2022

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHANNEL ISLANDS1 University Dr., Camarillo | 805.437.8400 | csuci.eduThrough CSUCI’s 20th-anniversary theme, “Honoring Our Past – Building The Future,” the university begins its third decade of striving to realize its mission of student-centered excellence in higher education, enacting the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that it does. The university […]

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Empower 2022

SYNERGY ACADEMICS6700 Fallbrook Ave., #101, West Hills | 818.888.8665 | synergyacademics.com Synergy Academics is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art learning center serving students at all educational levels—from elementary school through college. Students benefit from knowledgeable and compassionate tutors who care about their success and self-confidence. Tutors strive to build students’ confidence by developing their natural strengths and […]

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