Featured Posts

 “Stress  Busters”  for the  Sandwich  Generation

“Stress Busters” for the Sandwich Generation

You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Health Resource Network, a nonprofit health education group, Stress Awareness Month is designed to promote awareness about ways to reduce stress in our lives. And if you’re a member of the so-called “Sandwich Generation,” you may well have [...]

Continue reading
Build.com + Girls Who Code

Build.com + Girls Who Code

Build.com is the 3rd largest online home improvement retailer in the country. The company has teamed up with Girls Who Code, Chico High School, and the Chico Unified School District to offer a local Girls Who Code club to all Chico area girls. The weekly program offers a basic foundation in computer science to 6th-12th [...]

Continue reading
Crazy Sports Day Dinners: 3 Rules & 21 Brilliant Dinner Ideas

Crazy Sports Day Dinners: 3 Rules & 21 Brilliant Dinner Ideas

Provided by: www.howdoesshe.com Many of you out there have entered the crazy world of the sports mom.  When you’re not running kids to practices, your sitting on the sidelines, cheering them on, being their #1 fan. But you also know that as sports seasons heat up, regular healthy dinners dwindle.  That’s why we’ve garnered the best [...]

Continue reading
From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

Let me just start by saying that gardening and nutritional education saved my life. I was 270 pounds on 15 medications. I‘ve survived 7 heart attacks and 2 strokes. I’m now 140 and take 1 medication. I realized that I am what I eat and had to make some serious changes. There was no surgery [...]

Continue reading
Sibling Rivalry vs. Sibling Bullying

Sibling Rivalry vs. Sibling Bullying

I am often asked about how to deal with sibling rivalry which is a normal but upsetting part of parenting.  What is more damaging to the dynamic of the family is sibling bullying, which requires real intervention. So let’s talk about the difference between the two: Sibling Rivalry is often a display of jealousy and [...]

Continue reading
Bricks Under Foot

Bricks Under Foot

Show me a parent who hasn’t been frustrated with an out of control Lego® brick storage system.  At some point it’s inevitable.  The bricks are usually dumped into bins but many times spread out and underfoot.  Ouch!  As the co-owner of a Lego® brick-based Creativity Center for Kidz in Chico and a confessed Adult Fan [...]

Continue reading
Center for Healthy Communities Serves All Chico Families

Center for Healthy Communities Serves All Chico Families

The Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) at CSU, Chico is well known for its dedication to good nutrition, food security, and physical activity. As a longstanding community-based, nonprofit health program, the organization also has plenty of experience just making ends meet. So it should come as no surprise that Fresh Pick, the CHC’s newest program, [...]

Continue reading
Growing Healthy Children Walk & Run Celebrates 10 Years

Growing Healthy Children Walk & Run Celebrates 10 Years

On April 16, the Growing Healthy Children (GHC) Walk & Run will celebrate 10 years of encouraging families to get out and get active. Growing Healthy Children is a free event offered to families throughout Butte County, and beyond, in an effort to motivate families to enjoy the outdoors, be active, and most importantly, have [...]

Continue reading

About

spring2016cover copy Growing Up Chico Magazine

The resource for everything family in Butte County.

Our calendar has and extensive list of events and activity ideas for your family to choose from. Be sure to check out what Butte County has to offer.

Pick up your free copy of Growing Up Chico at one of the over 300 locations throughout Chico, Paradise, and Oroville! Not sure where to find Growing Up Chico Magazine? Click here

If you prefer to read your issue of Growing Up Chico online, you are in luck!  You can find each issue posted on Issuu. Read our current issue by clicking on the cover image on the right.