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    The Sun and Your Skin; Challenges & Solutions for Darker Skin Types

    The Sun and Your Skin

    Yes, by this time everyone knows to wear sunscreen and and a hat and stay out of the sun. We’ve heard the mantra for decades. But do you know that different skin types have different precautions one should take as it relates to the sun. Los Angeles Dermatologist, Gene Rubinstein, M. D. offers some unconventional [...]

    Tips To Make Your Marriage Last!

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    Today’s article is written by South Bay local, Dr. Shannon Scanlan PsyD., an expert in parenting, relationships and marriage. We are thrilled to have her share some clinical and practical tips that make marriages work! Learn more about Dr. Shannon on her website. Follow her on Facebook and/or Twitter! Marriage: In the Beginning Marriages go [...]

    Fun & Sporty Activities for Kids, Teens & Adults at Adventure Plex!

    Fun & Sporty Activities for Kids, Teens & Adults at Adventure Plex!

    My name is Allie and I’m a middle schooler at MBMS. I was offered the opportunity to review the Ropes Course and Rock Wall at AdventurePlex in Manhattan Beach. I wanted to get a real sense of what the experience would be like with friends, so I invited my best friend Haley. I have to [...]

    Trusting Your Choice for The Guardian of Minor Children

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    Simple decisions are hard to come by in parenting, but few are more challenging that deciding who would care for your child in the event that you were no longer able to do so. Today, Sona A. Tatiyants, esq. will share her wisdom in this area with our “peers.” Choosing a Guardian for Minor Children [...]

    A Perfectly Kept House Is A Sign Of A Misspent Life

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    Today’s article is written by South Bay blogger, Teri Roughen! Teri will be telling us about her discovery of a fabulous new book that reminds us not to “sweat the small stuff!” To find more articles from Teri, please visit her on Beach City Lifestyle! Enjoy!    Just before the holidays a very good friend [...]

    I Was Pregnant and All I Got to Show for It are These Big Boobs ~ Part 2

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    Today’s article is a continuation of yesterday’s touching piece from K.C. Gold. If you missed it, use this link to read Part 1 of this story. K.C.’s desire to share her personal experience with her own recent miscarriage is a selfless effort to prepare and comfort other women faced with this painful experience. The Pier [...]

    I Was Pregnant and All I Got to Show for It are These Big Boobs ~ Part 1

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    Today’s article contains sensitive material regarding miscarriage written by K.C. Gold. K.C.’s desire to share her personal experience with her own recent miscarriage is a selfless effort to prepare and comfort other women faced with this painful experience. The Pier to Peer Girls hope that this story helps countless women heal, find peace, answer questions, [...]

    FEST- 2012 Wardrobe Challenge

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    What if you couldn’t buy one new article of clothing, pair of shoes or accessory FOR ONE YEAR? Could you do it? Or would seeing a cute new pair of boots or a gorgeous leather bag be too much to bear? Local blogger Catherine Fishback has taken on this vow and has created her own [...]

    Super Bowl Party Tips

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    Which team will you be rooting for in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5th? Whether you are huge football fanatic, tune in to watch the notoriously great commercials or just want to see Madonna perform at the halftime show, you will enjoy these Super Bowl party tips from party planning expert, Nicole Arena from The Green Ribbon [...]

    A Child With Allergies: Eggs, Milk, Peanuts…Epi-Pen

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    My story begins with one of the happiest days of my life; giving birth to my first son, Kaleb William John. Kaleb was a healthy seven pounds, thirteen ounces and I began nursing him right away. Everything was exactly how I imagined it to be. Kaleb had the perfect little hands and feet, that soft [...]