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Eggs, chicks, bounce houses, treats, Easter Bunny, and more! There are lots of fun, family-friendly things to do with the kiddos this beautiful Spring weekend in San Luis Obispo County! Easter Egg Hunt Etiquette:It’s always fun to take the kids to Easter egg hunts, but it’s a bummer when someone ruins the fun but not playing fair. So here are a few rules of etiquette to make these fun for everyone: These events are meant

How I expanded my family to include girls from around the world

Posted by Heather Young on March 1, 2019

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One of the many things I do is host at least one foreign student each summer through EF Educational Homestay Programs. My daughter and I have hosted since she was 18 months old (that was in 2010). Since then, we have hosted at least two students each summer. Now we host at least two at a time (it’s great having two teens to entertain each other and my child): Wen Wen from China 2010 (an adult chaperon) Masha
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​Make going to Farmer’s Market an adventure for the whole family! Here’s a great list of when and where the SLO County Farmer’s Markets take place. Local Farmer’s Markets Monday Baywood/Los OsosSecond & Santa Maria streets by the bay2-4:30pm Tuesday Santa Maria’s Central City Farmers MarketOak Knoll South on the corner of Bradley Road & Clark Avenue10 a.m.-1 p.m.​Paso Robles11th Street between the library and the park3-6pm San Luis ObispoSLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St.3-6pm
Family of four wearing Santa Hats and smiling at each other in front of a Christmas tree with the words "Christmas & Holiday Events in SLO County" written on top of the photo
There are lots of local parades and tree lighting ceremonies throughout SLO County this holiday season!See below, grab the kiddos and go-go! Santa Sightings! Opening Day of Santa’s House, SLO Friday, Nov. 23​10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Santa’s house in Mission Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo will open for the Christmas season the day after Thanksgiving. It’s free to visit Santa, but cost more to purchase photos. It’s hours will vary day-to-day and can be
Happy Halloween pumpkin
As much as I love summer and all that comes with it (yes, even the heat!), I love when the heat of the summer turns cool and it’s time to wear sweaters and boots and head out to the pumpkin patch and figure out what costumes we’ll wear for Halloween this year. Because there are so many different things happening around the county during October related to Halloween. Halloween is quickly approaching and for those