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Short & Sweet
News | Notes | Tips

The Wildflower Initiative Takes Root in San Diego
Local nonprofit supports literacy in friend’s honor

Give the Gift of Technology
Easy ways to help people in need

Cute Christmas Cookies
“Melted” snowmen and Nutter Butter reindeer

16 Simple Holiday Traditions
Choose simple pleasures over chaos

Feliz Navidad
Celebrate Mexican Holiday Traditions

How to Help Kids Cope When a Parent is Away
Ways to make holidays special when a parent is absent

More Kid-Tested Toys
Part two of your favorite holiday toy reviews

12 Ways to Make Magical Holiday Memories
Your family’s list of must-do activities - a special advertising section

San Diego’s Famous Map of Christmas Lights
The original. The most comprehensive. The best.

December Calendar of Family Events
Plus, a round-up of San Diego’s holiday parades

The Marketplace/Classifieds

Art with Alyssa: 25 Days ‘Til Christmas
Make this fun twist on a traditional advent calendar

Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out San Diego Family's Pinterest Boards for educational resources, holiday round-up (including crafts and recipes), party ideas, last-minute and DIY crafts, and more!

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    San Diego Family Magazine

    Have you ever read something great in a magazine and then been frustrated because you can't remember where you put it? Well, so have we! That's why we think it's a fabulous idea to have the entire publication available to read online! Simply click the link below and use the arrows to turn the pages. You can search by area, event, location, or advertiser.

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  • Out & About

    Out & About

    All dressed up and no where to go? With Out & About, you'll never have to utter (or hear) the words "I'm bored" again!  Use this resource to find oodles of fun things to do in specific areas of San Diego County.

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  • Flourishing Families

    Flourishing Families

    Resources for Families with Special Needs

    Flourishing Families is the parent resource guide for families with special needs that contains relevant resources in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Read informative articles that offer help and encouragement to families with special needs. Sign up to receive our bi-monthly eNewsletter, keeping you connected to current and relevant information in the community.

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