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Personal Assistant Salaries Near You

If you’re wondering how much to pay your personal assistant, you will need to consider several, important factors.   How Much Should a Personal Assistant Make? In a 2017 study by the Bureau of Labor Services a job with similar requirements to a personal assistant paid a nationwide average of... more

The 10 Best Kids' Menus At L.a.-Area Restaurants

These Los Angeles restaurants make dining out with the family a breeze, thanks to thoughtful and delicious kids’ menus. Taking the kids out to eat in Los Angeles is no easy feat. From finding parking to quieting wiggles and giggles during chow time, a parent’s job is never done. But... more

10 Great Easy-Access Beaches In L.a.

Take advantage of Los Angeles’ year-round warm weather by heading to one of these family-friendly, easily accessible beaches. Summer might be coming to a close in Los Angeles, but that doesn’t mean the warm weather is going anywhere anytime soon. If you’re a SoCal native, you know we pretty much... more

10 Family-Friendly L.a. Staycations For Every Budget

Want to get away with the family this year? Forget the plane tickets and stay local! If thinking about booking flights, hotels, and a rental car puts you in a foul mood, that might be a sign that your next vacation should be a staycation. And there’s no better place... more

The 10 Best Indoor Playgrounds Around Los Angeles

Bring your play day indoors and out of the heat with these 10 Los Angeles-based indoor playgrounds. “Mom, what are we doing today?” If you’re anything like me, you dread hearing these words from the kids during summer break. As the days pass, and boredom sets in, us parents... more

Beyond The Cone: The 10 Best Places To Get Frozen Treats In L.a.

Los Angeles has it’s fair share of ice cream shops, but these 10 places serve up so much more than your average cone. Hot and steamy L.A. weather calls for cool treats, so it’s a good thing there’s no shortage of ice cream parlors in our city. Truth be... more

Everything You Need To Know To Become A Qualified Cna

If you’re thinking about a career in the medical field, researching how to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA) is a good first step. It can open the door to many other opportunities such as becoming a Registered Nurse or Licensed Nurse Practitioner, and takes just weeks to complete the... more

To My Son: Why Going Back To Work Will Be The Best Thing For Us

An open letter to my son before his first day of school...and my first day back at work. Dear Son, I can't sleep. I've been lying here in bed for the past two hours, staring at my alarm clock and wondering what tomorrow will hold for both... more