Skip to Content

Field trips in Los Angeles

JPL Tour in Pasadena

JPL TOUR IN PASADENA Last August, my children and I ventured out to Pasadena, CA for a tour of Jet Propulsion Laboratory with Julian Charter School.  A few months later, I set up a second tour of JPL for our homeschool organization. JPL’s educational tours are designed for schools and educational groups of 20 people or more.  The tour is specifically geared for children in 3rd grade …

Read More about JPL Tour in Pasadena

SUMMER FUN: Children’s Museums in Southern California

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ALL THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA! Where do families go in Southern California to escape the heat?  To a local children’s museum, of course. The first children’s museum, called the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, was founded in 1899. The Association of Children’s Museums says that “Children’s museums are places where children learn …

Read More about SUMMER FUN: Children’s Museums in Southern California

Family Volunteer Opportunities in Southern California

“Volunteers are paid in six figures…S-M-I-L-E-S.”  Gayla LeMaire Back in the day, before I had kids, I use to travel extensively speaking and singing at a variety of venues from churches to non-profit organizations. One of my favorite parts about performing was the opportunity to share with my audiences about an organization that is near and dear to my heart named World Vision. …

Read More about Family Volunteer Opportunities in Southern California