Start Smart: Think Outside the Lunch(eon) Box
If you missed the event, you can watch it here now!
This year, Pretend City Children’s Museum annual luncheon went online! This annual event is a celebration of the impact Pretend City makes on our youngest children’s healthy development and wellbeing.
Click below to watch the program. You’ll hear from guest speakers that will give you unique tips on how to parent with positivity, how to enhance our children’s ability succeed in school and in relationships, and how to have age appropriate conversations about equity and inclusivity. To make a gift to support our programs and services, view the giving options below the video. Thank you!
Irvine Moms Network &
Outside the Box Mom Hacks!
Hear from a diverse group of moms on creative, outside the box positive parenting tips and hacks. You’ll get ideas and examples you can use immediately to bring some extra joy into your home.
Dr. Valaida L. Wise
Raising Color-Brave Children in a Color-Blind World
The statement, “children don’t see race” is often cited as a reason to avoid talking to children about the difficult topic of race, diversity, and inclusion. Research shows children see differences at a very young age. Dr. Val will help us lay the foundation for our young children to grow up to be color brave.
Linda Hunter, MA, LMFT
It Doesn’t Happen Naturally Anymore!
How to Be Mindful of the Experiences and Environments We Provide our Children to Spark Curiosity from Which Everything Flows!
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
Kari and Darin Moore
Mona and Rup Shah
Michelle and Brady Barto
Jen and Pete Buchheim
Anya Popov & Josh Mermelstein
Barb and Scott Bitzer
Lesley and Colin Davis
The Montoya Family
Sandy and Lynn Stone
Adina and Joshua Stowell
Healthy Kids, Healthy Museum
To protect the health of Pretend City Children’s Museum community, we ask families to please only come play with us on days that everyone is feeling well.