Featured Posts

10 Reasons Why Being A Twin Mom Is Awesome

10 Reasons Why Being A Twin Mom Is Awesome

  The moment I became a twin mom, my life changed forever…in the best possible way. Don’t get me wrong. The first year was HARD. Harder than anything I’ve done in my life. It was pure survival mode. If you know a twin mom, I’m sure you’ve felt her desire for you to know and understand just how [...]

Continue reading
Ask Your Family Therapist: Terry J. Basile, MFT

Ask Your Family Therapist: Terry J. Basile, MFT

Happy Spring and welcome to the parenting question and answer column for Growing Up Chico Magazine. Here, you get to ask those special questions that are in the back of your mind that you might be reluctant to ask a friend or relative. Or perhaps you would like information on dealing with inappropriate behavior, school [...]

Continue reading
Super Fun Spring Crafts By Chrissie Weston, Owner of Bare Feet Creations

Super Fun Spring Crafts By Chrissie Weston, Owner of Bare Feet Creations

Bare Feet Creations is a state licensed day care.  Rather than daycare, kids come for enriching two hour “camps.”  Each camp is limited to only 8 children.  Chrissie teaches kids art, crafts, sewing and baking during her monthly camps September-May.  Summer camps are offered during June-August.   Visit “Bare Feet Creations” Face Book page to learn [...]

Continue reading
Running with the Bears Marathon, Half, and 10K

Running with the Bears Marathon, Half, and 10K

Entering its fifth year, The Running with the Bears Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K Race in Greenville, CA (1.5 hours NE of Chico) is set to raise nearly $50,000 for children and youth in foster care. In 2012, this race became a Boston Marathon qualifier and has since attracted runners from all over the world [...]

Continue reading
Supporting Families Through Loss

Supporting Families Through Loss

Anyone who has attended the birth of a baby has witnessed the magic and joy a family experiences when they welcome their newborn into the world. Regardless of how the birth unfolds, there is almost always an overwhelming element of hope in the experience. For the overwhelming majority of births, this is the case, but [...]

Continue reading
HypnoBirthing® Combining Birthing with Hypnosis

HypnoBirthing® Combining Birthing with Hypnosis

Pregnancy is a big deal! For most women, it happens only once or a few times in their lives. In the modern age, birthing is often seen as a difficult event; however, in many cultures, birthing is viewed as the natural and simple event that begins a life. In fact, over eons of time, the [...]

Continue reading
A Brush with Discovery

A Brush with Discovery

On a quiet bend in the road overlooking, the Lindo Channel and the bustle of Mangrove Ave, is an unassuming mid-century building where artists rediscover the joy in creating. These artists range from 5 years old to 80 something. Some barely recall the last time they picked up a brush, but they all have one [...]

Continue reading
Cinderella: Performed by Insipre School of Arts & Sciences

Cinderella: Performed by Insipre School of Arts & Sciences

Five years ago, a new high school was opened in Chico: Inspire School of Arts and Sciences – a school, whose name would, in a short while, become one of outstanding renown and stature throughout our community through its spellbinding theatrics. Inspire has set a standard, not only for community high school shows, but for [...]

Continue reading
Dance Chico!

Dance Chico!

It’s an interesting, basic phenomenon. Your toddler is playing in the living room and suddenly, some music comes on. The toddler stops, lifts her head, smiles, begins to wiggle, move, and, well …basically, dance. It is inherent in our natures; a deep psychological need to express ourselves through movement. The need to express ourselves through [...]

Continue reading
Chico Science Fair

Chico Science Fair

K-12 students from public and private schools in the Chico Unified School District can participate in the science fair. These projects demonstrate excellence in a variety of disciplines in the social, natural and physical sciences. The Chico Science Fair has been held annually since 1984. Over 1,000 K-12 students participate each year, exhibiting approximately 500 [...]

Continue reading

About

 Growing Up Chico Magazine Spring15onlinecover

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 and past issues at your leisure.