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Guest Blog : The Real Moms of El Segundo

Guest Blog : The Real Moms of El Segundo

Smack dab in the middle of Main Street in El Segundo is happy baby, a yoga and wellness studio for families that features a host of classes for kids, and support groups for strung-out Mamas.  Two local Moms own the studio, and the space is wood-floored, cheery and compact.  I wandered into happy baby six weeks after giving birth to my first child.  I hadn’t slept in weeks, my eyes were bleary, I was overweight, new to the town, friendless, and, frankly, desperate.  My son was crying, as usual, and the girl at the front desk took pity on me and squeezed me into a post-partum support group that had already started meeting.  The teacher was a gorgeous woman with a mane of curly blonde hair and a presence bigger than life …

gift experiences, rather than toys, this holiday season

gift experiences, rather than toys, this holiday season

A ton of psychological research over the last decade has concluded that experiences offer more lasting happiness than possessions. Moreover, a number of mom sites have pointed out that since kids are typically overwhelmed by choice, less is more with toys. Too many things to play with usually result in a kid playing with nothing.

happy baby offers ideas for gifts that will create memories, rather than clutter ...