The Parent Expo is being held this Saturday, April 30th at
the Lane County Fairgrounds, Wheeler Pavilion from 1-5pm.
Bring the whole family for a fun, FREE afternoon.
Chat with "Travel MOM", "Fitness MOM" Rachel and "Music MOM"
Anahid at the MOM Magazine Booth. There will be information
on Health Care, Child Care, Education, Finances,
Beauty, Fashion, Nutrition, Children's Activities, and so much
Children will enjoy a big inflatable slide and vintage
fire truck provided by the Springfield Fire Department, outdoor
activities by Kick City and music for pre-schoolers. Everyone can
enjoy sampling ice cream and cookies. Get the brand-new car-seat
safety regulations, and correct installation of your car-seat by
the Eugene Police Department. Performances throughout the
Parent Expo include acoustic guitar, a demonstration by the Oregon
Ki Society, a performance of acoustic South African music, a
presentation by MOM Magazine on the makeover winner, children's music,
Planning a vacation to the happiest
place on earth? Travel MOM shares with our readers some tips on
when, where and how to do Disneyland in this
You can also read what MOM Magazine designer Kassie Boeringher
learned on a recent trip to Disney here.
It was another exciting makeover! The votes have been tallied
and reconciled and our 2011 winner is...
Katie was nominated with the following kind words:
Katie is a loving, thoughtful and hard-working single mom. She
has two children, one who is a busy soccer player and the other who
is a growing girl. She works cleaning homes while attending school
at Lane Community College for an engineering degree. Her goal is to
make a better living for her family and she strives hard to do it
earning honors in her school work. (Most of her work is done while
having to miss needed sleep). Last year her father died from a
brain tumor. Her year has been a challenge. She is always there as
a friend, and has little time to herself. I would like to see her
receive a makeover because she could use time to pamper herself and
be acknowledged for all that she does on her own and for her
children and friends.
Congratulations, Katie! Stay tuned for updates on Katie's
makeover, and look for her to appear on the cover of the June/July
Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 23rd at Ratatouille Restaurant,
2729 Shadow View Drive (behind Costco) - they use organic, local
food derived from sustainable practices including food from the
Deck Family Farm (our Apr/May cover MOM).
Earth Day Special: Dinner for two - one appetizer, two entrees, one
dessert to share for $45! Have fun and help the planet at the same
Courtsports Athletic Club in Springfield will
be holding a Parent's Night Out this Friday, April 15,
5:30-8:30pm. They will be creating edible crafts and fun
spring projects. There is always crazy games to play, as well as a
lot of active play. The staff is CPR and first aid certified. Call
and sign up at the front desk, 541-736-1167. $10
per child for members and $15 for non members.
Anahid Bertrand of Early Ears by Anahid talks about the
importance that music plays in the parent-child relationship. In
her first installment of 'Making music together,' Anahid addresses
the questions: "I'm unsure of my singing ability, should I still
sing?" and "What should I sing?" Find out the answers here.
Hey mom, you deserve some time for yourself. Join Fit MOM Rachel
Sanders at Courtsports in Springfield for MOM's Night Out. Call
your girlfriends and let's take time for ourselves. Enjoy a glass
of wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a tour of the club.
The first 25 moms to arrive receive a special gift and a great
deal on club membership. Fit MOM is brought to you by Courtsports.
Check out the latest Fit MOM feature in the April/May issue of
MOM Magazine. Click
Click here to
read the April/May 2011 Healthy MOM story, as seen in your latest
issue of MOM Magazine. Meet Healthy MOM Kay Yanit of
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. Lane County MOM Magazine
Healthy MOM is brought to you by:
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How do you get started with your first income property? Read
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For more information, visit SIXEL Real Estate at www.SIXELre.com.
Asparagus is a nutrient-rich spring vegetable high in folic
acid. It is loaded with things every member of your family needs,
like potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin A and vitamin C.
Add more asparagus to your meals this spring by using these
delicious recipes. Click here for recipes from the April/May issue of
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