A Personalized Approach to
Finding Your Perfect Nanny

After serving as a nanny herself(13yrs for the same family), Heather, co-founder of Classic Nannies’, primary objective has been to bring families and top-tier nannies together into the same rewarding experience she shared & will always treasure. After scores of successful placements, she strives to do the same for you!

“After a great deal of frustration with other agencies as well as looking on our own, Heather’s personalized approach made the placement process easy. We’re happy.” – Leslie & David, Pacific Palisades Thoroughly screened & vetted domestic professionals that surpass your expectation.

Executive Housekeepers, Baby Nurses and Estate Managers too!

Mention Jen’s List for a special discount!





Today in History


The Lawrence Welk show premieres on television.(1955)

I Forgot Day

World UFO Day

International chicken wings day




Restore the Core™ – A 50 minutes of intense core conditioning

Every Tues./Thurs. at 8:30pm and Sat.’s at 8:45am in Woodland Hills

This mat Pilates workout burns belly fat, tightens your tummy, slims your waistline, and lifts that behind, focusing on the transverse abdominus which is the deepest muscle of the abdomen, and the rectus abdominus which gets stretched and weakened during pregnancy; both are key to tightening up that post pregnancy belly. Many have also reported reduced back pain and stronger pelvic floor muscles (important for maintaining urinary continence and sexual satisfaction). You will SEE and FEEL the results! 16 classes is just $168. Register for your FREE trial class. Contact Melissa@lovemybodyfitness.com or call (818) 631-1257.



BJE Teen Service Corps-1 Week Summer Camp for Entering 7th-9th Graders with a Passion for Changing the World

Aug. 19th-23rd from 9am-3:30pm

They’re looking for teens who want to do something not only fun but meaningful with part of their summer-teens to put their passions to work & their values into action. Run by BJE: Builders of Jewish Education, teens will explore the issue of hunger & poverty, & engage in hands-on community service to discover how they can make a significant impact. Campers earn 12 hrs of community service credit. $325 per session. Scholarships/sibling discounts available. Mention Jen’s List for $15 off. Contact the Camp Director, Alisha Pedowitz at 323-761-8621 for more info.

Held at Temple Adat Elohim

2420 E. Hillcrest Dr. in Thousand Oaks




JustIn Time To Party
Need great kids’ party entertainment? These professional actors have magicians, pirates, clowns and other characters who can provide a magic show, balloon animals, face paint, tattoos, parachute games sports and more! Also, $120 Weekday Special — Perfect for daycare / preschool / after school / Friday night entertainment! Call or email Justin at (310) 500-8376 or marchert@hotmail.com for more info!




Princess & Knight Camp with Cinderella for ages 3+

July 19th from 1-5pm

Your princess or knight will have a blast at this 4-hour drop off day camp. Ages 3+ will be divided into groups by age. Everyone will decorate their own shield or tiara. Then they’ll be wowed the magic, stories and face painting of a gorgeous Cinderella. Plus the day will include snack & play! Parents can drop off kids or relax in Pamper & Play’s awesome air-conditioned lounge with free wifi and coffee. Kids are invited in costume! To register, email carole@pamperplay.com.





Try a Rock Stars in Training Music Class for ages 0-4 for $5

Rock Stars in Training, named by Red Tricycle as one of the best places for kids to learn to rock is offering new classes and locations for kids 0-4! Classes in Woodland Hills at Outside the Box – Mondays at 11:15am. Sherman Oaks classes at the Playroom, Sundays at 9:45am, 10:40am and Wednesdays at 10:30am and 12pm. Try a class for only $5! Also available for home private classes! Email info@rockstaintraing.com to enroll. Also, available for birthday parties and preschool programs!




Summer Sounds Concert Series Brought you by Northridge Fashion Center

As the summer nights grow longer, valley residents look for more outdoor activities to enjoy in the early evening and the Northridge Fashion Center is offering several family-friendly activities throughout the week. All Concerts are from 5-7pm.

July 4th – Holiday-No Performance

July 11th – Brad Wray (Acoustic Duo) or alternate

July 18th – Red Muffs

July 25th – The Walking Phoenixes




Splendid/Ella Moss Warehouse Sale

July 19th from 9am-4pm and July 20th from 9am-3pm

The sale will feature deals on clothing for women, men, tweens, toddlers, and babies. Expect to find plenty of tees, tanks, shorts, pants, skirts, dresses, and much more. Good luck!

860 S. Los Angeles Street in Los Angeles, 90014




Homeschool learning center with a focus on experiential learning, family & community

Sept.-June, Mon.-Fri. from 9am-2pm

Community SchoolHouse™ educates K-12 students via service engagements, philanthropic studies, and project-based learning in an environment where compassion, curiosity, and respect for humanity are nurtured. Service-learning is incorporated across the curriculum tying core subjects together to one common theme. Each trimester includes an on-site, student-operated soup kitchen and concludes with a service-learning field trip. Located within the SM Mountains at the Salvation Army Camps in Calabasas. Services for homeschooling parents, like educational support, curriculum design, and transcript preparation also available. Tutoring from 2pm-3pm.




Make Your Child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah a Joyous Experience with Cantor Ken

Cantor Ken is an ordained Cantor/Voice teacher in Los Angeles. He is available for private one-on-one coaching in your home and can help you create the unique Bar/Bat mitzvah you’ve always wanted at the location of your choice.  All-inclusive package includes training, counseling, personalized prayer book, and ceremony. Cantor Ken believes that every Bar/Bat Mitzvah can be a creative expression of your child’s unique personality and gifts!




Georgette Westerman Interiors

Summer has begun! Tired of looking at an empty room? Have great furniture but not sure where to put it? Need to renovate a bathroom or kitchen but can’t decide which tiles to use or how to lay out your cabinetry? Not sure what furniture to buy? Need new window treatments? Don’t be afraid to take the first step – Interior Design is not a luxury, it is an investment. You deserve to be happy in your home/office. And don’t think that good design has to cost a lot of money either! Check out client testimonials, latest projects and blog at www.GeorgetteWestermanInteriors.com.




DIY popsicles for July 4th

….and all summer, too. Use ice-pop molds or small paper cups + sticks. Ingredients: berries, coconut water, sweetener, lime juice/zest for 3-layered popsicles. Use blender to process partially-frozen berries, freeze to slushy stage, spoon into molds, add sticks, freeze. Get other colors/flavors with perfectly ripe kiwi, peeled ripe peach/nectarine, ripe mango, sweet pineapple (maybe reduce added liquid). What colors will you choose?


Then there’s spiked popsicles. (Don’t judge.) 10 links to recipes which include Corona, saké, vodka, rum, tequila, Cointreau, Campari, bourbon, more.




American Indian Culture Family Days

Sunday, July 7th and Aug. 4th from 1-4pm

Spend the day at the Autry learning about Native cultures. Play a traditional game with AIFP cultural educator John Bradley (Comanche/Cherokee), listen to music, and learn about material culture from Native artists. Always something new every first Sunday!




Preparing for Baby #2

Saturday July 13th at 10:30am – Rosie Pope Maternity in Santa Monica

By the time you are pregnant with your second little one you may think you know it all! Danielle Brooks will answer all the questions you do not know about preparing for that second baby! Each attendee will receive a gift bag. Cost is $35 per person / $55 for a couple.




Keep your pets cool – heatstroke is deadly

Death occurs within minutes when a pet’s core temp reaches 110˚F, and that inner temperature can increase rapidly.  Keep your pet cool (read ‘inside’ preferably in air conditioning). If you suspect heatstroke, use wet towels to the back of the head and place cold packs wrapped in towels (or plain wet towels) between the back legs and on the belly, and immediately take the pet to the vet.


Pets in cars. Exercise. Heatstroke. Sunburn. Hot pavement. Pool safety. More.




Full service Tax Preparation – State and IRS Tax Resolution – DWK Tax Group

Are you behind in IRS or State Tax filings? DWK Tax Group is a full service State and IRS Tax relief company. They provide licensed and bonded tax preparation, State and IRS Tax Attorney representation, Enrolled Agents. DWK Tax Group’s TAX ATTORNEY’S will release your IRS Wage Levy / Wage Garnishment in 1 to 2 business days. Their goal is to stop your Wage Levy / Wage Garnishment the SAME DAY you become our client. If they cannot release it, then nobody can. Call Andrew at 866-226-6102.




Let’s prevent drowning

Keep your kids safe this summer! Important things to keep in mind including active adult supervision, barriers to the water and classes (preferably taught by nationally certified swim instructors).


Info covering ‘when the pool is in use,’ ‘when the pool is not in use,’ ‘ above ground pools,’ ‘ healthy swimming tips’ and ‘water play: toy water guns and garden hoses.’


Tips for healthful swimming at both public and private pools.




10 Tips for Keeping a House Clean Despite ADHD




Talenti Gelato Toasted Almond Gelato Recalled




I Spy Daddy Giving Someone the Finger

Your kids will imitate you. Use it as a force for good. Article about modeling, and your consistent and inconsistent behavior. 6 important tips about influencing, encouraging, modeling, and good relationships with children including responsiveness, mentoring, trust, comfort, affection and close attachment. An important read.




Top 10 Healthy, Kid-Friendly Travel Snacks

With Weight Watchers PointsPlus values.





Does your house always have a room “UNDER CONSTRUCTION?”

Are you always tripping over your husband’s power tools or looking at an unfinished project he swears he will “get to this weekend”? Do you just wish he’d finish the deck, closet, or guest house? Does he constantly have unfinished projects around the house that are starting to take over? They want to hear about your pain! Tell your frustrating story of how your man has turned a section of your home or daily life into a construction zone! A new, hilarious series on A&E that will give you some sweet, comedic revenge on your honey! Email DLTcasting@gmail.com.



Men and Women 25 to 50 years old, big personalities for new game show

If you loved Deal or No Deal you will  love this! Could win up to $1,000,000. Email JACQUI@pitmancasting.com your contact information, photo and what you would do with a million dollars. Must bring your family in to audition in Burbank.



Half Off with Groupon Deal at California Cozy Boutique

Shop for luxury gifts for baby, children, and adult

$10 for $20 worth of luxury baby gifts and accessories

$25 for $50 worth of luxury baby gifts and accessories





Summer Camp in Encino

Open to kids ages 3-12. Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm. Your child will enjoy a variety of fun games and activities while practicing their communication skills with a relationship skills expert. Cooking, Swimming, Gardening, Team Building, and more! $300/week. Session 1: July 22nd-25th, Session 2: July 29th-Aug 1st. Call Julia at 818-919-0808 to save your spot or for more information.




Pickup and Delivery Laundry Service

Tired of the piles of laundry keeping you from having fun this summer? Is your washing machine on the fritz? Don’t have a washer/dryer? If this is you or someone you know, check out Sunland Laundry/Lavenderia. They have a service to save you time, and it’s affordable. Log on to www.sunlandlaundry.com and schedule your pickup and delivery. They will come to you, pick up your dirty laundry, take it to wash, dry and fold it, then deliver it back to you!



This summer begin to take care of yourself, find meaning and balance in your life, address your unsatisfied relationships and or finally address your depression or anxiety symptoms

Let Hollye Grayson, M.A., MFT help you discover what really makes you happy. She can also assist you or your child in living with your children’s mental health issues including Attention Deficit Disorder. Hollye is currently seeking individuals with a desire to enhance their personal awareness, gain insight into their lives and decisions making processes, learn more adaptive communication skills and/or improve their current relationships with others and overall quality of life. Call Hollye at (310)446-5916 for a free telephone consultation.




Be the first to know about the latest beauty products for skin, hair and beyond

If you love all things beauty and want to know about the latest and greatest to hit stores, visit www.insiderbeautybuzz.com. From must-have makeup, skincare products and hair how-tos that can make you look years younger, they have you covered from head to toe. Sign up for the free weekly IBBmail and you’ll get first dibs on giveaways, special events and breaking beauty news as it happens. You can even email your own beauty questions and they will get back to you with personalized advice!




A new type of convenient and safe hub that makes it simple to share with close family and friends privately and brings families closer together. Think of it as a modern baby book! Parents often don’t have the time, patience or inclination to fill out their child’s baby book by hand- but we’re always on our smartphones. Designed around the beautiful complexity of modern, real family life, Tweekaboo (https://www.tweekaboo.com/) is a convenient way to save photos, texts, record milestones, and capture memories from your smartphone- all streamlined into an organized, modernized baby book. What’s more, families can relive their child’s diary at the tap of a button. Organized into a timeline, it’s easy to enjoy the big and small moments whenever, wherever.



Creative Memories Discontinues Numerous Products Due to Bankruptcy

In order to streamline their business model, they will have a “While Supplies Last” order period in July 8th-31st. If you have any CM scrapbooks that you would like to complete and need supplies, STOCK UP by visiting www.mycmsite.com/organizemymedia. For 10 years, she’s been helping clients protect, preserve and share their best photographic memories with the use of the fine Creative Memories products. She is available to consult with you on completing your CM albums any other media projects including: photo, artwork and children’s school/sports memorabilia organization & scanning, video conversion, custom small run publishing and more. Email info@organizemymedia.com or call 310.614.6683.




A brand new gift giving service makes it easy for busy moms to still be thoughtful

Yiftee lets consumers send thoughtful, real gifts ($5-$200) to friends, family and colleagues quickly and easily via email, mobile and social networks. Yiftee gifts are typically small items - think latte, glass of wine, lunch, manicure, etc. – that the recipients pick up using their smart phones and tablets.  Here’s how it works: On your smart phone or web choose a gift at a local merchant, pick your friend, and pay for the gift. Your friend immediately gets the gift notice via Facebook, email, and/or text, along with a single use digital credit card and gift/merchant description. Your friend takes her phone to the merchant, shows the digital credit card, and gets her gift!




Feeling out of balance? Need more energy? Balance? Relaxation?

Taly Bar- Certified Massage Therapist.

In her sessions she is able to sense the right healing method to benefit the individual client. Drawing from her techniques such as Craniosecral, Crystal and Energy Healing, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, and Relaxation and Breathing techniques Through this, tension is released and energy centers unblocked. Taly has a strong intuitive approach connecting the body, mind and soul. For an appointment, call 818-448-0552.




Speech Therapy

Derra Huxley, M.A., a CA state licensed speech pathologist in the S.F. Valley, is highly experienced in working with children with articulation difficulties. She is a mother of 2, loves children, and makes therapy fun. Derra teaches parents how to help work with their child at home to maximize what they learn from therapy sessions with her. Derra also has an Accent Reduction business for fluent English speaking foreign born individuals who wish to improve their pronunciation.





How to tell if your knees are at risk




Keep kids sharp, focused and ready for school

Summer slump, summer slide, brain drain…whatever you call it, loss of learning of the summer is a real problem for many students. Stacey Sigal Tutoring offers the perfect remedy with fun, engaging and individually designed in home tutoring sessions available all year long. As little as an hour a week can have a dramatic impact on a student’s academic performance. Email Stacy at staceysigal@gmail.com for more information!




No Problem Mac

Have you’ve ever stared at your Mac, iPad or iPhone and felt confused, frustrated or helpless? You don’t need to struggle alone. They come direct to your home or business. They to provide fast, friendly support, service, and training for all ages and all levels of experience. Visit http://www.noproblemmac.com and read the Mac Tips and Tricks blog at http://www.noproblemmac.com/blog/. Ask for references. $70 per hour. Call John at 310-621-5679. Jen’s List members get one free month of 24/7 phone support!


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